Requirements in an agile world

In my last post, I wrote about differences between projects that use a traditional project methodology versus ones that employ a more agile one. In the post, Choose a methodology that suits your project, I spoke of when you should use one methodology over another one. Is there an impact on requirements from different methodologies?

Recall the main characteristics of good requirements:

These factors are essential to all requirements. However, when using different methodologies there are slight variances a business analyst should expect. The two pictures below show my thoughts on the key differences.All business analysts should be aware of these differences and the impact to their deliverables.

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