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Requirements The manufacturing plant that the author works for would benefit from complete barcode capabilities as stated in the author’s previous paper. This paper will explain the processes that are needed in to find requirements for new software. What is needed is to find out what a system requirement is by asking questions within the organization. According to Wright, “a system requirement is a property that is essential for an IT system to perform its functions” (Wright, 2007). I will explain these requirements by looking at three areas within the organization. First there is a business requirement, user requirements, and lastly functional requirements.
Business Requirements
Business requirements are described as the objectives of the business. This answers the questions as to why the company is taking on the project. “The requirements grow out of the vision for the product. This vision is driven by goals and objectives of the company. This is a long-term view of what the product can accomplish for the users and the company” (Gottesdiener, 2008). For instance as stated earlier L-3 receiving area needs a barcode capability for one it will help the department stay on top of shipments that come into the area. Second, it will also allow less mistakes and higher accuracy for inventory. Third, it will increase the staff’s accessibility to other jobs within the department. Last, it will help the customer. These are just a few examples on how it will help the department. (Weigers, 2007, p. 20)
User Requirements
User requirements define the software requirements that are needed to accomplish the business requirement. Alternatively, it accomplishes what the users need to accomplish, from the end users point of view. A use case is a good way to represent what the user needs. Modeling tools helps visualize what the needs for the system. Another way…...

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