Requirements are a specification of what should be implemented. (Sommerville and Sawyer, 1997). They are descriptions of how a system should behave, or of a system property or attribute. They may be a constraint on the development process of the system. a requirement is a singular documented need of what a particular product or service should be or do. It is most commonly used in a formal sense in systems engineering or software engineering . It is a statement that identifies a necessary attribute, capability, characteristic, or quality of a system in order for it to have value and utility to a user.  In the classical engineering approach, sets of requirements are used as inputs into the design stages of product development . Requirements show what elements and functions are necessary for the particular project.
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References• R.H. Thayer dan M. Dorfman, Software Requirements Engineering, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 1999.• Ian K. Bray, An Introduction to Requirements Engineering, Addison Wesley, 2002.• Karl E Wiegers, Software Requirements, Microsoft Press, 2nd Edition, 2003.• Ian Sommerville and Pete Sawyer, Requirements Engineering: A Good Practice, Chichester England,: John Wiley & Sons, 1997.
Content• Introduction to Requirements Engineering
What is Requirements?Requirements are a specification of what should be implemented.(Sommerville and Sawyer, 1997)A requirement is a singular documented need of what a particularproduct or service should be or do. (Wikipedia, August 2009)• Necessary Attributes/Properties, Characteristics, Capabilities, Quality , and Constraints• In order to have value and utility to a user
What is Requirements Engineering?• The process of establishing the services that the customer requires from a system and the constraints under which it operates and is developed (Ian Sommerville, Software Engineering, 5th Edition, 1995)• Investigating and describing the problem domain and requirements and designing and documenting the characteristics for a solution system that will meet those requirements (Ian K. Bray, An Introduction to Requirements Engineering, 2002)• Set of activities concerned with identifying and communicating the purpose of a software-intensive system, and the contexts in which it will be used. (Steve Eastbrook, Dept. Computer Science, Toronto University)
What is Requirements Engineering?• Investigating and identifying• Communicating and Documenting
Activities?Feasibility Requirements study elicitation and analysis Requirements specificationFeasibility Requirements report validation System models U and system ser requirements Requirements document
What is Requirements Engineering?• Investigating and identifying• Communicating and DocumentingWhat requirements are not?• Design and implementation details• Project planning information• Testing information
Why RE is Important? 120Relative Cost to Correct a Defect 100 80 60 40 20 0 Requirements Design Code Test Operation Development Phase Source: Wiegers, 2003