Forums for the Business Analyst

  Modern Analyst Forums  Business and Sy...  Requirements  Adding new requirements in SRS
Previous Previous
Next Next
New Post 2/4/2013 12:31 AM
User is offline Chaans
2 posts
No Ranking

Adding new requirements in SRS 


I am a newbie in BA field and recently joined an IT company as BA.  Writing SRSs are part of my job role sometimes there will be new requirements to be added into the exisitng SRSs.  Now Iam making another new document with new requirements and adding reference of the old SRS document.  I would need an advise on how to add new requirements into old SRS documents or the way iam doing will do.  Please suggest.



New Post 2/8/2013 1:42 PM
User is offline Chris Adams
319 posts
5th Level Poster

Re: Adding new requirements in SRS 


There's probably 10 different ways you could think of to manage new or updated requirements to a system requirements specification document. However, placing all of your new requirements in a separate document hasn't worked well from my experience.

It's typically difficult for a reader of the new and separate document to get a full understanding of the new requirements without the full context of the current spec and surrounding information. Jumping back and forth between documents to get this context is difficult.

If you are using MS Word for your documentation, consider using track changes and simply updating your documentation. Of course, it's always a good idea to have a revision history table where a summation of thew new changes along with who made them and when can be tracked even after the newly tracked changes have been accepted.

Chris Adams
Core Member –
LinkedIn Profile
Previous Previous
Next Next
  Modern Analyst Forums  Business and Sy...  Requirements  Adding new requirements in SRS

Community Blog - Latest Posts

So you’ve found the perfect time and place to study and you’re ready to finally get some work done. You’ve pulled out your laptop, your textbook, and your notes, and four different highlighters. After five minutes of reading your textbook, you start zoning out and thinking about puppies. Then, you go on Tumblr and look at cut...
Elicitation involves bringing out or drawing out information. Elicitation is a key task in business analysis as without proper elicitation the requirements for the solution to the business needs cannot be identified. 1. Not understanding underlying business need Organization’s business environment keeps changing with respect to Customer...
TOGAF is a certification that is handed over by The Open Group. It is an open corporate architecture means used to improvise upon the business effectiveness across the world’s leading business set-ups. Aspirants wishing for a successful career in corporate architecture must go for the TOGAF certification in order to explain the...



Copyright 2006-2021 by Modern Analyst Media LLC