Friday, September 21, 2012
This last week at the Visual Studio 2012
launch during the morning Industry Panel, there was a statement that "requirements are now dead" with the new tools VS has launched. We find this assertion a little far reaching and think that requirements are just as important as ever in the ALM process.
Requirements are the building blocks of how you answer the question "What problem are we trying to solve." Whenever you encounter a problem (which you want to solve) you have to define the problem and define the solution to that problem. This is exactly defining requirements – the required aspects to have a solution to your problem.
Every person thinks different and arrives at solutions in unique ways. The solution might be the same at the end, but everyone thinks about the problem differently. This is the same whether the problem is technical or non-technical. For the case of writing software applications, this might mean...