Re: Business Requirements

Subject: Re: Business Requirements
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <vrfour -at- verizon -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2007 17:03:57 -0700

Wouldn't the business level requirement just say something
like "satisfy element receiving, storing, tracking and data
sharing requirements for the following facilities:..." followed
by a list of the stakeholding agencies? The rest of what you
describe seems to me more functional requirement than

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
From: "James Barrow" <vrfour -at- verizon -dot- net>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Sent: Friday, April 06, 2007 4:11 PM
Subject: RE: Business Requirements

> Hmmm...we're getting close to a point where I can't disclose any more
> details (contractual agreement). But, on a very generic level, I'm talking
> about 12 different government agencies. Each of these agencies receives
> "elements" (physical and electronic), and creates a tracking record for
> each.
> Each facility receives roughly the same types of elements, but they receive,
> store and track them in very different ways. Add to this that the new app
> must enable each facility to share information regarding elements.
> Facility #1 might receive an element via courier, physically walk it to a
> processing area, enter tracking data for it, then store it in one of a 100
> storage areas.
> Facility #2 might send their own van to a pick-up site, retrieve the
> element, bring it back and create the tracking info and store in their own
> facility.
> The way the app is being developed, it would have a business requirement for
> "Application must allow for the selection of a courier," but not "Elements
> can be stored in the same facility".


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