Requirements Engineering and Management for Software Development Projects

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Springer Science & Business Media, Sep 27, 2012 - Computers - 266 pages
Requirements Engineering and Management for Software Development Projects presents a complete guide on requirements for software development including engineering, computer science and management activities. It is the first book to cover all aspects of requirements management in software development projects. This book introduces the understanding of the requirements, elicitation and gathering, requirements analysis, verification and validation of the requirements, establishment of requirements, different methodologies in brief, requirements traceability and change management among other topics. The best practices, pitfalls, and metrics used for efficient software requirements management are also covered. Intended for the professional market, including software engineers, programmers, designers and researchers, this book is also suitable for advanced-level students in computer science or engineering courses as a textbook or reference.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction to Requirements Engineering and Management
1
2 Understanding Requirements
12
3 Elicitation and Gathering of Requirements
33
4 Requirements Analysis
55
5 EstablishmentEstablishment of Requirements
67
6 Quality Assurance in Requirements ManagementManagement
91
7 Planning for Requirements Management
107
8 Requirements Change Management
116
10 MeasurementMeasurement and MetricsMetrics
138
11 Roles and Responsibilities in REM
153
12 Requirements Management Through SDLC
169
13 Tools and Techniques for Requirements EngineeringRequirements Engineering and ManagementManagement
176
14 Pitfalls and Best Practices in Requirements Engineering and Management
203
15 REM in Agile Projects
216
Appendix A DocumentationDocumentation Guidelines
233
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9 Requirements Tracing Tracking and Reporting
129

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