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The conundrum of categorising requirements: managing requirements for learning on the move

Haley, Debra; Nuseibeh, Bashar; Sharp, Helen and Taylor, Josie (2004). The conundrum of categorising requirements: managing requirements for learning on the move. In: 12th International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE'04), 6-10 Sept 2004, Kyoto, Japan.

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Abstract

This paper reports on the experience of eliciting and managing requirements on a large European-based multinational project, whose purpose is to create a system to support learning using mobile technology. The project used the socio-cognitive engineering methodology for human-centered design and the Volere shell and template to document requirements.

We provide details about the project below, describe the Volere tools, and explain how and why we used a flexible categorization scheme to manage the requirements. Finally, we discuss three lessons learned: (1) provide a flexible mechanism for organizing requirements, (2) plan ahead for the RE process, and (3) do not forget 'the waiting room'

Item Type: Conference Item
Extra Information: ISBN 0-7695-2174-6
Keywords: requirements; mobile technology; socio-cognitive engineering; Volere shell;
Academic Unit/Department: Knowledge Media Institute
Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 5167
Depositing User: Josie Taylor
Date Deposited: 23 May 2007
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2011 20:35
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/5167
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