functional requirements


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functional requirements

(specification)
What a system should be able to do, the functions it should perform.

This term is used at both the user requirements analysis and software requirements specifications phases in the software life-cycle.

An example of a non-functional requirement is an initialisation sequence incorporated into the software that is specific to a given customer.
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Considering the link between customer needs and product quality characteristics, the FRs for product are classified into basic functional requirements, expectable functional requirements and adjunctive functional requirements based on the model of customer satisfaction presented by Kano, as shown in figure 1.
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Investigating the less than sterling economic performance of the biotechnology sector over the course of the past three decades, Pisano (business administration, Harvard Business School) argues that the industry is not structurally organized to handle the technologically- dictated functional requirements of risk management, integration, and learning.

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