LP: Ambiguity is Your Worst Enemy in Requirements Communication

Lecture 10 of “Writing Requirements for IT — Use Four Simple Rules to Improve the Quality of Your IT Requirements”

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Author: Tom and Angela Hathaway

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Writing requirements is one of the core competencies for anyone in an organization responsible for defining future Information Technology (IT) applications. However, nearly every independently executed root-cause analysis of IT project problems and failures in the past half-century have identified “misunderstood or incomplete requirements” as the primary cause. This has made writing requirements the bane of many projects.

This lecture discusses the difficulties that plague IT requirements. It presents:

  • Avoid Ambiguity in Your Requirements
  • Ambiguity Kills Projects
  • Who Needs to Understand Your Requirements?
  • Roadblocks to Effective Communication

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Written for the aspiring Business Analyst and anyone tasked with defining the business needs, requirements, or user stories for a future IT solution.

Kick-start Your Business Analyst Career

Books, eBooks, and Online Courses at a Reasonable Cost

Written for the aspiring Business Analyst and anyone tasked with defining the business needs, requirements, or user stories for a future IT solution.