Template Statements

When I started writing functional specifications as a business analyst in 1997, I quickly realised that writing large blocks of unstructured English prose was inherently unsuitable for requirements definitions for a variety of reasons. Ambiguity, vagueness, omission and duplication were just some of the seemingly unavoidable problems with writing in natural language.

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The Level Canvas

The Level Canvas was introduced to Needs & Means in February 2018 after an original idea by Kai Gilb, which provides a powerful tool to model, view and edit all specifications in a Needs & Means project.

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