A method to evaluate the suitability of requirements specifications for offshore projects

  • Oliver Skroch


Globally distributing the development of information systems across organizational, national, and cultural borders increases the need for explicit understandings between the parties involved. This especially sharpens the focal significance of requirements specifications for communicating the development scope as explicitly as possible. The success of offshore steps in developing business application software therefore frequently depends on the quality ofthe respective requirements specifications. Often enough though, these specifications are not fully suitable for an offshoring context. The way in which their deficiencies are managed then becomes a key issue.


Requirement Specification Development Step Global Software Development Software Requirement Specification Specification Deficiency 
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