Early validation of requirements in distributed product development - An industrial case study

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Abstract

An inevitable aspect of product development is that the developer needs to be sure what customers and other stakeholders want from the system under development. Plenty of best practices for requirements engineering have been introduced in the scientific literature, as well as studies about the related pitfalls, but requirements engineering still remains a problematic area in product development. Operating in distributed development environment not only emphasizes these problems, but also creates new ones. Typically the biggest challenges for industrial practitioners are the lack of awareness about the existing solutions as well as the difficulty of selecting the right methods for certain kind of situations during the development. In this article, one potential solution for assistance in the selection of requirements validation practices in distributed product development environment is presented. Based on interviews made within the company and solutions found from literature, a proposal for potential improvement actions is presented.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOn the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2010 Workshops. OTM 2010
PublisherSpringer
Pages279-288
ISBN (Print)978-364216960-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
Event9th Confederated International Conference"On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems", OTM 2010 - Crete, Greece
Duration: 25 Oct 201029 Oct 2010

Publication series

SeriesLecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume6428
ISSN0302-9743

Conference

Conference9th Confederated International Conference"On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems", OTM 2010
Abbreviated titleOTM 2010
CountryGreece
CityCrete
Period25/10/1029/10/10

Keywords

  • Requirements engineering
  • requirement validation
  • distributed development

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    Heinonen, S., & Tanner, H. (2010). Early validation of requirements in distributed product development - An industrial case study. In On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2010 Workshops. OTM 2010 (pp. 279-288). Springer. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol.. 6428 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-16961-8_46