8 Dos and Don’ts of Writing Requirements

Every word matters when authoring requirements. Something as simple as an adverb or using “should” instead of “must” can create ambiguity that confuses engineers and sets a project back.

In this infographic, we discuss the top do’s and don’ts of writing requirements that are clear and traceable across the product development lifecycle. We cover topic such as:

  • Using a requirements template to give your requirements a consistent structure
  • Standardizing language that’s unambiguous
  • Using active voice and specific adjectives