If you find yourself in a business analyst role on an IT project, it’s likely that at some point you’ll need to create a functional specification. But what is a functional specification? Why do you create a functional specification? And, perhaps more importantly, what goes into a document like this?
The purpose of a functional specification is to define the requirements to be implemented by the software solution.
In this video, you’ll discover:
• The different formats that can be used to document a functional specification, including a Functional Requirements Document, Systems Requirements Specification, Business Requirements Document, Use Cases, and User Stories.
• How the functional specification is where the business meets IT, and what that means about how you document functional requirements.
• What actually goes into the different types of specifications, with examples a use case and user story.
• Why, no matter what functional specification format you choose, use case thinking is absolutely critical to avoid missing requirements.
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