Tag Archives: Specifications

Software Development LifeCycle Templates for Requirements Phase

The fourth phase in the Software Development LifeCycle is the Requirements Phase. We have now finished the documents for the Initiation, Software Concept Development and Planning phases. Next, we write the technical documents to capture user requirements, business requirements and functional specifications.

How to Write Functional Specifications Documents

If you’re looking for ways to write your first Functional Specifications Documents, then the following tutorial will help. One way to develop Functional Specifications is to use free Microsoft Word templates from the web and modify different chapters or buy professional template sets with pre-formatted samples. What are Functional Specifications Documents? Functional Specifications Documents (also […]

Requirements Analysis – Part 3 Stakeholder Identification & Interviews

A major new emphasis in the 1990s was a focus on the identification of stakeholders. It is increasingly recognized that stakeholders are not limited to the organization employing the analyst. Other stakeholders will include: Organizations that integrate horizontally with the organization the analyst is designing the system for Back office systems or organizations Senior management […]

11 Design Criteria When Developing Software Applications

There are many aspects to consider in the design of a piece of software. The importance of each should reflect the goals the software is trying to achieve. Some of these aspects are: Compatibility – The software is able to operate with other products that are designed for interoperability with another product. For example, a […]