Nguyen, Lemai and Swatman, Paul 2001, Managing the requirements engineering process, in Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Requirements Engineering : Foundations of Software Quality, Essener Informatik Beiträge, Essen, Germany.
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Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Requirements Engineering : Foundations of Software Quality
International Workshop on Requirements Engineering : Foundations of Software Quality
Essener Informatik Beiträge
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Process management is a crucial issue in developing information or computer systems. Theories of software development process management suggest that the process should be supported and managed based on what the process really is. However, our learning from an action research study reveals that the requirements engineering (RE) process differs significantly from what the current literature tends to describe. The process is not a systematic, smooth and incremental evolution of the requirements model, but involves occasional simplification and restructuring of the requirements model. This revised understanding of the RE process suggests a new challenge to both the academic and industrial communities, demanding new process management approaches. In this paper, we present our understanding of the RE process and its implications for process management.
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Field of Research
080608 Information Systems Development Methodologies
Socio Economic Objective
970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
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