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1. Something desired or needed.
2. A condition that must be present if some event is to occur or some entity is to come into existence.
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Anything that is obligatory or necessary; an authoritative expression of such obligation or necessity.
[L. requiro]
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That honor is held by QVtrace, a model-based systems engineering (MBSE) tool that analyzes and verifies a system design against requirements. MBSE tools are based on precise, mathematically based specification languages and domain models that can be tested and verified.
Further it has been reported that the failures of many healthcare projects are not due to flawed technology but the lack of systematic and human consideration issues throughout systems requirements and specifications processes [2].
To provide development flexibility, Visure Requirements 4.5 forms the process backbone, managing all requirements-related information in a way that mirrors how the information flows and interacts in product development.
Abstract: The requirements are essential need for all of the software development process.
While some may joke that an RDC designation acts as a "get-out-of-jail-free card," in actuality RDC is more of an "acquisition permission slip" that assists the RDC manager in expediting decisions within the requirements, planning, programming, budgeting, and execution (PPBE), and acquisition management communities.
When a tax position is taken that does not meet the more-likely-than-not requirement, FIN 48 requires the enterprise to recognize interest expense in the first period that the interest would begin accruing under relevant tax law.
These dynamics create requirements for high availability of critical patient data, providing for secure storage and access to patient information, and meeting governmental compliance regulations.
This rule, called the "binding contract" rule, offers assurance that the COI requirement will be met, by allowing taxpayers to measure for COI as of the day immediately preceding the day the binding contract is executed, rather than measuring immediately before the transaction closes.
Each jurisdiction is independent, and requirements vary on a range of issues.
These requirements dictate that non-U.S, reinsurers essentially pay twice--once to secure the same liabilities when they purchase retrocessional cover and again to post collateral.
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