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Watch Out for Ambiguous Requirements

Some intrinsically ambiguous words that are best avoided when writing requirements, or anything else.

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Since I began my consulting career, I have reviewed dozens of requirements documents from my clients. Those documents often are riddled with ambiguous words and phrases. As a reader, I can catch one form of ambiguity myself…



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Karl Wiegers

PhD in organic chemistry. Author of 14 books, mostly on software. Guitars, wine, and military history fill the voids. and