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New Post 4/10/2019 5:07 PM
User is offline John
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Requirements Interview Questions 

What are some of examples of good questions to ask when interviewing a stakeholder in order to gather requirements?

New Post 5/28/2019 8:45 AM
User is offline Stewart F
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Re: Requirements Interview Questions 

Hi John, 

That's a very loaded question - its a bit like what car should I get? Until you know what I want, you cant answer it!

So first things first. What type of requirement are you trying to find out? Is it just to understand a process, for example?

On a very basic understanding I would follow this:

What - What is it you do?

Why - why do you need to it?

When - when do you need to it?

Who - who does it?

How - How do you do it?

Added to those, get the Stakeholder to take you through an example if possible. If you don't know anything about the process, even better. Don't leave until you do, and ask all the questions you need to, to make sure you do understand it.

Failing that, any more information about the particular requirement would help.

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