They file a ticket to engineering and expect this to be live in 2 days. A tech spec forces you to think through complicated issues and to get everyone on the same page.
Move fast — break things — rapidly iterate — be a doer. Gather feedback early Before you invest any time in writing and get attached to any specific solution, ask an experienced engineer who is familiar with the edge cases of the problem to be your reviewer.
Does the requirement contain simple, short, unambiguous statements? Current solution A description of the current implementation, e.
You think of what you have learned in building this structure, and how to do better next time.
Feel free to call out specific people who may have valuable input.