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Identifying Needs and Establishing Requirements


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This is where the updated version of the Volere requirements template will appear. Another useful page from the Atlantic Systems Guild containing resources for requirements engineering is . It links to articles, tool surveys, research projects, interest groups etc. The Volere template and process now has a dedicated website at, which includes useful resources and downloadable versions of the template.
Here you will find a set of questions (and answers) about questionnaires. The main thrust of these is for usability evaluations, but some of the issues are suitable and generally applicable to questionnaires and their design for the requirements activity.
This site has information about a number of evaluation questionnaires, including a link to an engine that allows you to develop your own web-based questionnaire.
Alistair Cockburn has been working with use cases, and with people-oriented concerns in software development for a long time. His website includes an article about how to structure use cases with goals, and some subsequent discussion about it. You'll also find some interesting reflections on human factors in software projects.