Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:

Evolutionary Software Requirements Factors and their Effect on Open Source Project Attractiveness

File Size Format  
paper0657.pdf 2.27 MB Adobe PDF View/Open

Item Summary

Title:Evolutionary Software Requirements Factors and their Effect on Open Source Project Attractiveness
Authors:Vlas, Radu
Robinson, William
Vlas, Cristina
Keywords:New Requirements Engineering
Project Attractiveness
Requirements Evolution
Date Issued:04 Jan 2017
Abstract:Successful projects effectively manage their requirements. How the mix of different requirements evolves throughout a successful project life-cycle is poorly understood. Moreover, requirements practices may be changing, according to the authors of the New RE—a model of six critical requirements factors. The New RE focuses on leveraging existing components to create new functionality. This practice is also central to open-source development. Thus, to understand the proposed New RE model and its relationship to open-source development, in this study, we analyze over 200 projects from and compare them with a prior analysis of 31 projects from SourceForge. The results show that many of the proposed New RE factors are related to project attractiveness, which is important for open-source project success.
Pages/Duration:11 page
Rights:Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
Appears in Collections: Open Source Application Software, Organizing and Innovation Minitrack

Please email if you need this content in ADA-compliant format.

Items in ScholarSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.