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How to know when a software requirements specification process is done

Summary: This short article describes a way to know when a software requirements specification is complete by using Function Point Analysis techniques.

I've written dozens — maybe hundreds — of software requirement specifications over the years, and at one point in my career I learned an important little secret about knowing when the process of gathering requirements for a software requirements specification was really complete. Here's my secret.

Tue, Dec 2, 2003

There are dates/times like last night, and again this morning, that my unified theory of software development seems to be coming together. My latest concepts, documented here just so I won't forget them :), involve: