Sue Conger's The New Software Engineering: "Data Collection/Gathering for Application Development"

Read "Chapter 4: Data Collection/Gathering for Application Development" (pages 83–87) about data types.

There are different data dimensions, including time and volume. Each dimension is important in defining requirements of applications because it gives guidance to the software engineer about how much and what type of information should be collected.

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