Requirements aren’t evil, we are.

Requirements aren’t evil, we are.

July 7, 2010 Off By Requirements Management

As he is responsible to create the requirements, we set the customer as the sole owner of the definition of success. Therefore, we force the burden of success onto the shoulders of the very person who has come to us, the software developer, for help. If that isn’t evil incarnate? This post is about the fact that in the hands of a master software developer requirements are both carrot and stick.