A Software Process Line for Combinational Creativity-based Requirements Elicitation

Rafael Pinto, Lyrene Silva, Marcia Lucena, Fellipe A. Aleixo


The need for innovation and appreciation of creative solutions has driven requirements engineering researchers to investigate creativity techniques to elicit useful and unique requirements. Some techniques are based on the combination of ideas (requirements, words or problems) that generally come from different sources and are carried out in a process that involves different roles. However, how can we identify the common core and which variations can be adapted to the organizational context where the technique will be used? This article presents a Software Process Line (SPrL) to elicit requirements based on combinational creativity. This SPrL represents commonalities and variabilities found in some combinational creativity techniques thereby it helps teams to define the combinational technique according their organizational context. We validate this approach by discussing how the SPrL is aligned with three techniques that have already been used in experimental studies and produced satisfactory results.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Pinto R., Silva L., Lucena M. and Aleixo F. (2017). A Software Process Line for Combinational Creativity-based Requirements Elicitation . In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-248-6, pages 360-369. DOI: 10.5220/0006315803600369

in Bibtex Style

author={Rafael Pinto and Lyrene Silva and Marcia Lucena and Fellipe A. Aleixo},
title={A Software Process Line for Combinational Creativity-based Requirements Elicitation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - A Software Process Line for Combinational Creativity-based Requirements Elicitation
SN - 978-989-758-248-6
AU - Pinto R.
AU - Silva L.
AU - Lucena M.
AU - Aleixo F.
PY - 2017
SP - 360
EP - 369
DO - 10.5220/0006315803600369