SHARE Requirements provide IBM and other participating vendors with technical input on
needs for improvement to existing products or services and on directions for future products or
services. Requirements, and the Project or Cluster discussions involved in submitting them, are
among the most important work products of SHARE; through them, member installations
contribute knowledge and expertise to help vendors meet our current and future information
Requirements represent SHARE business positions. As such, they must adhere to a high level
of quality and timeliness, and must be truly representative of the beliefs held by SHARE member installations.