Closing Case Two - Antoine Ngoupou Antoine Ngoupou MBA 518:...

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Antoine Ngoupou Antoine Ngoupou MBA 518: Management /IT Dr. Frank Eichorn Closing Case Two 1- Why are ambiguous business requirements the leading cause of system development failures? To have or run a successful business it is important for a given company to have specific business information or requirements. For the most part, the business stakeholders and the development team do not speak the same languages. A manager or executive might know what he/she wants to accomplish but he/she will express it in the business jargon they usually utilize forgetting that the end user might not necessarily understand. Ambiguous Business requirement is the leading cause of system development failure because they are often unclearly stated and are open to multiple interpretations. It is important of these requirements to be specific and close-ended instead of being open-ended because that is how the misunderstanding and misinterpretation usually occurs. What might seem obvious to one person might
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Antoine Ngoupou not be obvious to the next person due to the fact we are all different and think differently. Unclear requirement will automatically lead to a re-adjustment of the software project, application or the system on which the IT developer is working, in order to accommodate the new information or fix the previous one that was misinterpreted. When a business requirement does become ambiguous? It does become
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2010 for the course MBA 545 taught by Professor Debraco during the Spring '10 term at American University in Bulgaria.

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