RE: Software Requirements Specification

Subject: RE: Software Requirements Specification
From: "Evans, Diane L (Rosetta)" <diane_evans -at- merck -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 12:51:42 -0500

>That is interesting. Requirements discovery seems to be an oft-neglected
art; I see no reason why we shouldn't contribute >our skills in information
organization, product knowledge, and understanding of the user to this part
of the process when >it's practical to do so (YMMV of course).

I have always been a strong proponent of requirements gathering. I learned
the skill many years ago, and have migrated away from just technical
writing. Although I still do my share of documentation, it is mostly in the
form of requirements specifications, test plans, and test cases. I love my
job!

Diane Evans
Requirements Analyst
ASQ CSQE
Rosetta Inpharmatics
206-802-6560


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