Issue No. 02 - March/April (2004 vol. 21)
<p>In the real world, stakeholders are interested in solutions, not some abstract developer-centric set of requirements. And users most definitely change their minds: perhaps they got it wrong, or perhaps the world just changed. However, a kind of mass delusion seems to persist in the development community. Many people think that there are such things as requirements.</p>
requirements; constraints; constraint-based requirements; stakeholders
A. Hunt and D. Thomas, "Nurturing Requirements," in IEEE Software, vol. 21, no. , pp. 13-15, 2004.