How do you write requirements?
- Use a (Good) Requirements Document Template
- Follow Requirement Formatting Best Practices
- Organize in a Hierarchical Structure
- Make Sure Each Requirement is Testable
- Rationale Statements are Always Appreciated
- Don’t Use Weak Words
- Avoid Passive Voice
- Don’t Fall into the Requirements Document Vagueness Trap
- Write Requirements Documents from the Perspective of a Client or Manager
- Hold An External Review and Evaluate the Requirements Document with a Diverse Team.
Check out our TEMPLATE: Requirement Specification Guide with Real-World EXAMPLE
Usually, requirement specs must specify 2 key factors: What are real pain points and what are the added values for which customer want to achieve for their ROI?
- What are Pain Points and what are Gains?
A pain point is a specific problem that prospective customers of your business are experiencing. In other words, you can think of pain points as problems, plain and simple.
- Where are the Added Values?
An element added to a product that makes it more attractive to customers.
Usually, added value makes it worth the extra cost.