People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.
~ Rogers Hornsby (April 27, 1896 - January 05, 1963)
No single factor is responsible for more wasted effort, rework, or failed projects than inadequate requirements. For many companies, improving the communication of requirements between IT and business managers-both gathering the requirements from the business and confirming understanding to the business-is the single improvement with the biggest measurable impact.