FACILITATING AND BENEFITING FROM END-USER INVOLVEMENT DURING REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS

Jose Luis de la Vara, Juan Sánchez

Abstract

Problems related to requirements analysis of information systems are frequent. System analysts usually lack understanding of the business and focus on the purpose of the system, and can easily miscommunicate with end-users. To prevent these problems, this paper describes an approach that tries to facilitate and benefit from end-user involvement during requirements analysis. The business environment is modelled in the form of business process diagrams by means of BPMN. The diagrams are validated by end-users, and the purpose of the system is then analyzed through the goal/strategy Map approach in order to agree on the effect that the system should have on the business processes. Finally, functional requirements are specified by means of the description of the business process tasks to be supported by the system.

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Luis de la Vara J. and Sánchez J. (2008). FACILITATING AND BENEFITING FROM END-USER INVOLVEMENT DURING REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-38-8, pages 316-319. DOI: 10.5220/0001711803160319


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis08,
author={Jose Luis de la Vara and Juan Sánchez},
title={FACILITATING AND BENEFITING FROM END-USER INVOLVEMENT DURING REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2008},
pages={316-319},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001711803160319},
isbn={978-989-8111-38-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - FACILITATING AND BENEFITING FROM END-USER INVOLVEMENT DURING REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS
SN - 978-989-8111-38-8
AU - Luis de la Vara J.
AU - Sánchez J.
PY - 2008
SP - 316
EP - 319
DO - 10.5220/0001711803160319