Gathering and validating requirements streetdating
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Unless you use the system yourself, you will need to make an effort to understand and experience the user's problem to describe it clearly and correctly.
If face-to-face meetings are possible, they are always preferable, because they provide a better means of uncovering the problem behind the problem.
The starting point for many projects is often a similar or an existing system.
It would be good to see the same dedication devoted to solving problems in other areas too.
Where the work cannot easily be experienced in this way, it may still be possible to do a bit more than just sit quietly and observe.
After you have identified these sources, there are a number of techniques that may be used to gather requirements.
The following will describe the various techniques, followed by a brief discussion of when to use each technique. Start off with the best structure you can devise, but expect to keep on correcting it throughout the process.
After that, a facilitator leads the group in organizing and prioritizing the results.