Standard, Non-Functional Requirements

The Standard Non-Functional Requirements Template defines an agreed set of IT system characteristics which must be considered when procuring or assessing the suitability of a new IT system for use at the University of Leeds. For example - system capacity, scalability, availability, performance, security as well as compliance with external regulations and legislation.  The standard set of NFRs has been approved by the Design Authority at the University of Leeds (October 2023).  

Colleagues should use this template to:

Guidance is included within the template, but please keep the following in mind:

If you require further information, please contact Antony Wood ( - Head of Solutions Architecture.