Engineering and Managing Software Requirements by Ayb AurumEngineering and Managing Software Requirements by Ayb Aurum

Engineering and Managing Software Requirements

byAyb AurumEditorClaes Wohlin

Paperback | February 12, 2010

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Requirements engineering is the process by which the requirements for software systems are gathered, analyzed, documented, and managed throughout their complete lifecycle. Traditionally it has been concerned with technical goals for, functions of, and constraints on software systems. Aurum and Wohlin, however, argue that it is no longer appropriate for software systems professionals to focus only on functional and non-functional aspects of the intended system and to somehow assume that organizational context and needs are outside their remit. Instead, they call for a broader perspective in order to gain a better understanding of the interdependencies between enterprise stakeholders, processes, and software systems, which would in turn give rise to more appropriate techniques and higher-quality systems.

Following an introductory chapter that provides an exploration of key issues in requirements engineering, the book is organized in three parts. Part 1 presents surveys of state-of-the art requirements engineering process research along with critical assessments of existing models, frameworks and techniques. Part 2 addresses key areas in requirements engineering, such as market-driven requirements engineering, goal modeling, requirements ambiguity, and others. Part 3 concludes the book with articles that present empirical evidence and experiences from practices in industrial projects.

Its broader perspective gives this book its distinct appeal and makes it of interest to both researchers and practitioners, not only in software engineering but also in other disciplines such as business process engineering and management science.

Dr. Aybüke Aurum is a senior lecturer at the School of Information Systems, Technology and Management, University of New South Wales. She received her BSc and MSc in geological engineering, and MEngSc and PhD in computer science. She is the founder and group leader of the Requirements Engineering Research Group (ReqEng) at the Universi...
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Title:Engineering and Managing Software RequirementsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:478 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:February 12, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642064078

ISBN - 13:9783642064074

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Table of Contents

1) Requirements Engineering: Setting the Context Part-1: State-of-the-Art Surveys of Requirements Engineering Process Research 2) Requirements Elicitation 3) Specification of Requirements Models 4) Requirements Prioritization 5) Requirements Interdependencies 6) Impact Analysis 7) Requirements Negotiation 8) Quality Assurance in Requirements Engineering Part-2: The Next Practice in Requirements Engineering 9) Modeling Goals and Reasoning with Them 10) Managing Large Repositories of Natural Language Requirements 11) Understanding Ambiguity in Requirements Engineering 12) Decision Support in Requirements Engineering 13) Market-Driven Requirements Engineering for Software Products 14) Requirements Engineering for Agile Methods 15) Requirements Engineering for Web-Based Information Systems Part-3: Studies and Industrial Experience 16) Requirements Engineering: A Case of Developing and Managing Quality Software Systems in the Public Sector 17) Good Quality Requirements in Unified Process 18) Requirements Experience in Practice: Studies of Six Companies 19) An Analysis of Empirical Requirements Survey Data 20) Requirements Engineering: Solutions and Trends