We often invest over a fifth of our design & development time into converting the abstract into something specific. This is a process that requires us to perform a craniotomy and peer into our client's brains (or do something equally challenging).
Writing specifications can be tedious. But they are essential to designing any product or service. A good set of specifications:
To test if your system specifications are, well, specific enough, give them to a friend who is not from your industry. If he or she can understand it the first time through, you should be writing this blog, not us.
What cannot be specified, cannot be built.
Why the Blog
As we grow Lattice, we would like to share our lessons in product design & development, building a company, and the healthcare space. We hope it presents you with some interesting ideas, and starts off useful debates.