12. Summary

We have covered various techniques for gathering system requirements. Each one has advantages and disadvantages. In summary:

Method Comment
Questionnaires Good for gathering information from a large number of people
Interviews Good for getting the viewpoint of key users and management.
Examining documents Good for understanding key data and how it flows
Observations Good for understanding how people actually use the current system and any inefficiencies or problems that may occur.



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