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Guides & Checklists

Automotive Requirements Guide & Checklist: The 10 Essentials for Writing a Clear Requirements Document

While requirements documents are not new to the automotive industry, the rapid rate of change brought about by the introduction of sophisticated automated and electrified systems means that drawing up a requirements document is now no longer a best-in-class practice, but rather, critical to ensuring the timeous delivery of a cost-effective product that meets customer’s expectations, and safety and emissions requirements.

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Guides & Checklists

The Drawbacks of Using Modelling Languages and Rule Set Checklists in Requirement Specification

Writing clear, unambiguous requirements in natural (spoken) language has never been easy. In the context of requirements definition, the inherent imprecisions and ambiguities of natural language can frustrate even the best of writers. Since at least the 1970s – long before the term ‘requirements engineering’ came into general use – engineers have sought ways to overcome the weaknesses of natural language as a medium for requirement specification.

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