functional requirements


What a system should be able to do, the functions it should perform.

This term is used at both the user requirements analysis and software requirements specifications phases in the software life-cycle.

An example of a non-functional requirement is an initialisation sequence incorporated into the software that is specific to a given customer.

Last updated: 2001-05-22

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