Lehrstuhl für Angewandte Softwaretechnik
Chair for Applied Software Engineering

Problem Statement Template



The Problem Statementis developed by the project management and the client as a mutual understanding of the problem to be addressed by the system. The problem statement describes the current situation, the functionality it should support, and environment in which the system will be deployed. It also defines the deliverables expected by the client, together with delivery dates and a set of acceptance criteria.



The audience for the Problem Statement includes the client, the users, the project management, and the system analysts (i.e., the developers who participate in the requirements).




Outline Description
1. Problem domain  
2. Scenarios  
3. Functional requirements  
4. Nonfunctional requirements  
5. Target environment  
6. Deliverable & deadlines  


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