Thursday, January 10, 2013

Requirements feasibity and risk assessment guide

A posting from Matthew Squair put me onto a nice one page template for requirements feasibility and risk assessment. The chart links compliance, achievability, and technical consequences. You could, with just a little effort, build an an interlinking matrix, something like a QFD (quality function deployment) house of quality :

One note: if you don't recognize the shorthand scientific notation for numbers, like 1.0E-3, this is read as 10 with an exponent, in this case -3, meaning 0.001. Similarly, 1.0E+3 is read as 1000.  Frankly, I would ignore the number rankings. You can make up your own, or have none.

The important content is in the categories and the category definition.