Concept Number: *543
English Master: Specification Review Rule
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: none
A Specification-Review-Rule is used both to instruct the engineer in how to carry out a Systems-Engineering Process, and then consequently to instruct reviewers on how to evaluate that resulting specification.
Gist: Some examples of Specification-Review-Rules.
SRR1: All critical Product-Values for defined Stakeholders must be specified at performance Levels validated as valued by Stakeholders themselves (Architecture Content).
SRR2: The design should clearly the best one we can afford, risks considered, within our Budget-Constraints? (Design Content).
SRR3: The design should be competitive, at least 2 years After latest Product release, against estimated competitive Trend Benchmarks (Design Content).
SRR4: The full range of risks must be ruthlessly Documented, and the risks must be acceptable (Both Design and Architecture Content)
Specification-Review-Rules inform us about “what” should be specified. There is the notion of whether “what is specified” is the “right thing” for the organization or System concerned.
This Concept entered by Diane O'Brien.