A social-creative-cognitive (SCC) model for requirements engineering



Publication Details

Dawson, L. (2013). A social-creative-cognitive (SCC) model for requirements engineering. In H. Linger, J. Fisher, A. barnden, C. Barry, M. Lang & C. Schneider (Eds.), Building Sustainable Information Systems: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Information Systems Development (pp. 113-125). United States: Springer.


This paper describes a research project and the findings from a set of six cases which examine professional requirements engineering (RE) practice from the perspective of how analysts reach agreement on system requirements for information systems development (ISD). In these studies, it was found that the analysts reached agreement on requirements with clients through communication and negotiation based on both analysts' cognitive skills in problem-solving and creative skills in developing informal models that could be used in the negotiation of agreement and sign-off on requirements specifications. A theoretical model of social-creative-cognitive (SCC) aspects of requirements engineering is proposed encompassing the empirical findings

Please refer to publisher version or contact your library.



Link to publisher version (DOI)