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Cross-Media Electronic Reporting Rule

Lesson 7: From Requirements to Specific Solutions

  • CROMERR Requirements Set Performance Goals
    • They specify WHAT your system must be able to do
    • But, they do not specify the HOW your system does what it does—except, to a very limited extent, for the identity-proofing requirements in the case of Priority Reports.
  • CROMERR Requirements DO NOT Dictate Specific Approaches To:
    • System functions
    • Operating procedures
    • System architecture
    • Technologies used

    While currently available technologies may limit the choice of solutions for some of CROMERR's requirements, the requirements are written to allow the range of choices to expand as new technologies and products emerge.

The task is to decide on particular solutions to meet the general performance goals.

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