As a software engineer, your primary role is to solve technical problems. Your first impulse may be to immediately jump straight into writing code. You can think through difficult technical problems by writing a technical spec. But writing a technical spec increases the chances of having a successful project, service, or feature that all stakeholders involved are satisfied with. Technical specs have immense benefits to everyone involved in a project: the engineers who write them, the teams that use them, even the projects that are designed off of them.
Preparing technical requirement documents also known as product requirement documents is a typical part of any project to create or revise a software system, or other types of tangible products. There are many benefits of investing time and effort into preparing a technical requirement document. This article discusses some of these benefits and includes tips for writing technical requirement documents.
This fact is of little surprise to us. In fact, we have done a lot of research in this area and found that there is NO consistency and agreement on how various organizations manage interfaces. Let me explain…. For existing systems, how another system can interface to the existing system should have been already documented.