The requirements specification is a document that clearly and precisely defines the customer’s logical requirements (or needs) in such a way that it is possible to test the finished system to verify that those needs have actually been met. The point is to ensure that the customer’s needs are correctly defined before time, money, and resources are wasted working on the wrong solution. Typically, writing a formal requirements specification is the final step in the analysis phase of the system development life cycle.
About David Rashty
David Rashty, an entrepreneur and one of the early web pioneers, has over twenty years’ experience as a CTO and a CEO. He has been involved in several start-ups and established companies and was the founder of two successful ventures.David is currently using his proven leadership and management skills to act as a Part Time CTO or "JumpStart" CTO for several early-stage ventures; this includes helping them design and develop their product and IT infrastructure.David holds a BS in computer science and an M.Sc in educational technology. He has been a adjunct university professor, given numerous workshops, written several books and articles on information technology and received numerous innovation awards.