Understand the Business Function
The general steps to be performed are:
Perform a business definition and requirements analysis.
Determine basic business functions.
Describe current activities through task analysis.
Develop a conceptual model of the system.
Establish design standards or style guides.
Define training and documentation needs.
Business Definition and Requirements Analysis
The objective of this phase is to establish the need for a system. A requirement is an objective that must be met.
A product description is developed and refined, based on input from users or marketing. There are many techniques for capturing information for determining requirements.