4 – Requirement Determination (Inventory Management System)


Requirement determination is the process in which a system analyst develops an understanding of the problem to be solved and a definition of user’s needs for a proposed information system.

1. Requirement Definition

a. Functional Requirement
Functional requirements are the activities that the system must be able perform.
a.1 Process Oriented
– The system must allow the head to view the list of tools, equipment and materials availability
– The system allow the manager to add/edit/delete an item
b. Non-functional Requirement
Nonfunctional requirements are all the operational objectives related to the environment, hardware, and software of the organization.
b.1 Operational
– The existing system can be used with the existing personal computers run with Windows based operating system, windows 10 is highly recommended.
– The system should be able to integrate with the existing inventory system
b.2 Performance
– The system should be available to use during inventory hours
b.3 Security
– The system can be accessed by the department head.
– Only the department head can add/edit the tools, equipment and materials.

2. Requirement Analysis Technique

Business Process Management (BPM) is a methodology used by organizations to continuously improve end-to-end business processes. BPM is a must in every organization. This is a way of effectively adhering to the organization’s mission-vision statements. Hence, the organization applied the analysis technique known as the Business Process Automation (BPA). BPA is a technique wherein technology components are used to compliment or substitute manual process. User was asked to identify problems and possible solution. Though, improvements from analysis tend to be small and incremental, this type of improvements often is very effective at improving a system’s efficiency or ease of use; however, it provides minor improvements in business value. Using the Ishikawa method (also known as fishbone diagram), the proponents identified the primary problems encountered in the Operations Department as shown in Project work plan.

3. Requirement Elicitation Technique

The elicitation techniques being applied in this system is an informal interviews in asking the department head or the project sponsor with regards to the system used in inventory of tools, materials, and equipment.

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