Get Your Requirements Straight: Storyboarding Revisited

  • Mieke Haesen
  • Kris Luyten
  • Karin Coninx
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5727)

Abstract

Current user-centred software engineering (UCSE) approaches provide many techniques to combine know-how available in multidisciplinary teams. Although the involvement of various disciplines is beneficial for the user experience of the future application, the transition from a user needs analysis to a structured interaction analysis and UI design is not always straightforward. We propose storyboards, enriched by metadata, to specify functional and non-functional requirements. Accompanying tool support should facilitate the creation and use of storyboards. We used a meta-storyboard for the verification of storyboarding approaches.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mieke Haesen
    • 1
  • Kris Luyten
    • 1
  • Karin Coninx
    • 1
  1. 1.Expertise Centre for Digital MediaHasselt University - tUL - IBBTDiepenbeekBelgium

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