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Towards Cycle-Oriented Requirements Engineering
Wirtschaftsinformatik Proceedings 2011
  • Marina Berkovich, Technische Universität München
  • Christian Mauro, Technische Universitat Munchen
  • Jan Marco Leimeister, Universitat Kassel
  • Felix Weyde, Technische Universitat Munchen
  • Helmut Krcmar, Technical Universität Munchen
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Product Service Systems (PSS) – a combination of software,hardware and service elements – are an emerging trend on themarket. Their development encounters different difficulties,amongst them the existence of dynamic cyclicinterdependencies. These cycles make the challengingrequirements engineering (RE) for PSS even more complicated.Up to now there is no integrated RE approach for PSS. Animportant step in developing such an approach is to understandthe effects of cycles on RE. In this paper the cycles and theircauses are analyzed by an industrial case study, a literaturereview, and by expert interviews. The contribution of this paperis twofold. First, a detailed explanation of cycles’ causesemerging in the development and RE of PSS is given and theeffects of the resulting cycles on RE are elaborated. Second, alist of requirements to RE for PSS is derived, which describeshow the cycles can be managed adequately.
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Marina Berkovich, Christian Mauro, Jan Marco Leimeister, Felix Weyde, et al.. "Towards Cycle-Oriented Requirements Engineering" (2011)
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