Project Requirements

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Requirements can be one of the biggest problem in projects. They drive the project scope. Get requirements wrong and everything we do after that is pretty much doomed. Without the right effort in gathering, documenting, agreeing and keeping to requirements, we won’t deliver the thing that our client wants, and in most cases, we won’t then get paid and we won’t be asked back. The requirements gathering process happens way before the project plan is put together. Requirements are a basis for the project product or service specifications. Requirements are based on stakeholders needs and describe what the finished product or service will do, whereas specifications are typically a more detailed and explicit technical explanation that show how … Read More »


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