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Architecting and Coordinating Thousands of Requirements – An Industrial Case Study

  • Krzysztof Wnuk
  • Björn Regnell
  • Claes Schrewelius
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5512)

Abstract

[Context & motivation] When large organizations develop systems for large markets, the size and complexity of the work artefacts of requirements engineering impose critical challenges. [Problem] This paper presents an industrial case study with the goal to increase our understanding of large-scale requirements engineering practice. We focus on a senior requirements engineering role at our case company, called requirements architect, responsible for quality and coordination of large requirements repositories.[Results] Based on interviews with 7 requirements architects, we present their tasks and views on architecture quality. [Contribution] Our results imply further research opportunities in large-scale requirements engineering.

Keywords

Large-scale requirements engineering Empirical study Requirements repositories Requirements dependencies Requirements architect 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Krzysztof Wnuk
    • 2
  • Björn Regnell
    • 1
    • 2
  • Claes Schrewelius
    • 1
  1. 1.Sony EricssonLundSweden
  2. 2.Lund UniversitySweden

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