One of the main reasons why software projects fail is because of incomplete technical documentation and because of well document but not very well thought off features. Axeltra is aware that our clients, specialists in the business requirements, are often technically unprepared to translate the project scope into a technical document that will facilitate the project execution. On the other side, the developer’s domain is their technical knowledge. We identify this fundamental obstacle as the Business-IT gap.
In Axeltra the Business-IT gap is considered as important threat for the final results of the project, thus the requirement specification is intended to provide means to bridge it. For this reason Axeltra is hiring business specialists who possess skills in both areas, understand the business logic and have adequate technical knowledge in order to produce documentation that can serve as a blueprint for the project development process.
The result of this consultancy phase is typically a SRS (Software Requirements Specification) that defines the scope of the project from both perspectives and serves as basis for creating other technical documents used for internal development purposes such as: technical documentation, UML charts or in cases of larger projects with a high level component design and most importantly the test cases document.