National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Unit 61 - Functional Requirements Study
- Author(s): Unit 61, CC in GIS
- Ferguson, Warren
- Editor(s): Goodchild, Michael F.
- Kemp, Karen K.
- et al.
This is the second in a six-unit series on the design, purchase and implementation of a GIS. It describes the process of conducting a Functional Requirements Study (FRS) in order to identify existing functionality and any new requirements of a proposed GIS. It outlines methods for conducting a FRS, components of a completed FRS, weakness of the FRS process and the importance of conducting a FRS.