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Identification of Nonfunctional Requirements

For the most part, I am able to distinguish between functional and non-functional requirements, but at times it is not clear for me. For example, the following are non-functional but they seem ...
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Gherkin Syntax and Unit Specification

I am wondering about the Gherkin syntax for some scenarios. Suppose I have following events A, B{1}, B{2}, C, D1, D2, G. Where uppercase{number} events like B1, D2 are parallel events(simultaneous). ...
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Is this a functional or non-functional requirement? [duplicate]

Is this requirement: The system is required to have an easier GUI to make it more usable by any kind of user (normal or disabled user) a functional or non-functional requirement ? And Why ?
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Who writes functional specifications and how to track what has been done in a clear and effective manner [closed]

Background: In a project where I work as a developer we did not use a functional specification at first. We relied solely on technical documentation, issues in Jira and mockups/detailed design for ...
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Where should I specify validation messages?

I'm creating a Functional Specification Document (FSD) for a project. I'm pretty confused as to where I should specify error messages? Do they belong in the FSD, or are they part of the Technical ...
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Should a Business Analyst write API user stories?

I work as a Business Analyst in a S/W development firm. At a previous company I was a BA in Asset Management, and the BAs there were more Business oriented (i.e. less technically inclined). We are ...
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Naming standard for functional requirements

I'm confused how to name software functional requirements, and I have searched some examples and found names like F-01 (for functional requirement number 1) and found other examples like SIMT-01 (the ...
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Difference between functional and non functional requirements in Space Invaders game

In college I am doing an assignment about the differences between (non-)functional requirements. The problem statement is as follows: Space Invaders is a single player game. After starting the game,...
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How to write System requirements - not all architectures fulfill all requirements

We have a system that is largely configurable, that can be organized in different architectures, and I'm struggling to write its requirement specification. I'll give an example Module 1 does A Module ...
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Are non-functional requirements elicited in parallel with or after the functional requirements?

I'm studying for the CPRE Foundation Level exam from the International Requirements Engineering Board. In the exam, there is a statement: Quality Requirements are elicited after the Functional ...
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Are agile user story acceptance criteria the same as traditional functional requirements?

Let's take a traditional functional requirement: The system shall allow the user to create an account with an email address and password A user story that covers this requirement might be: As ...
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Is providing a user login a functional requirement of a system?

Is providing a user login a non functional requirement? Since this is concerned with security which is a non functional requirement, I feel that providing a user login is also non functional but ...
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Upgrade and downgrade customers subscription

I have been stuck at a requirement for way too long too handle it :(. Our company is having increased number of customers who wants to upgrade or downgrade their subscription. For now, the ...
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How do tools facilitate writing functional specifications?

C2 wiki on functional specifications suggest that this can be facilitated by tools, how? A Functional Specification is a list of demands and constraints intended to describe a product to be ...
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Functional Requirements, Non-behavioral specifications, Acceptance Criteria and the gap

I am struggling in my brain about what the right answer is here and where the gap in our requirements gathering process is on this team. Non-technical BA - their role is to write Business and User ...
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Question about requirements [duplicate]

I know that functional requirements are requirements that tell the system what to do while non-functional requirements are about quality and constraints. For below requirements, which of these will ...