Framework for understanding creativity in requirements engineering

Nguyen, Lemai and Shanks, Graeme 2009, Framework for understanding creativity in requirements engineering, Information and software technology, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 655-662.

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Title Framework for understanding creativity in requirements engineering
Author(s) Nguyen, Lemai
Shanks, Graeme
Journal name Information and software technology
Volume number 51
Issue number 3
Start page 655
End page 662
Total pages 8
Publisher Elsevier B.V.
Place of publication Amsterdam , The Netherlands
Publication date 2009-03
ISSN 0950-5849
1873-6025
Keyword(s) creativity
requirements engineering
problem solving
conceptual framework
Summary Creativity is important in the discovery and analysis of user and business requirements to achieve innovative uses of information and communication technologies. This paper builds a theoretical framework for understanding creativity in requirements engineering. The framework provides a systematic means of understanding creativity in requirements engineering and comprises five elements (product, process, domain, people and socio-organisational context). The framework provides researchers with a sound basis for exploring how the five elements of creativity can be incorporated within RE methods and techniques to support creative requirements engineering. It provides practitioners with a systematic means of creating environments that nurture and develop creative people, cognitive and collaborative processes and products.
Language eng
Field of Research 080603 Conceptual Modelling
170202 Decision Making
Socio Economic Objective 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
HERDC collection year 2009
Copyright notice ©2008, Elsevier B.V.
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