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Mobile RE

The Mobile Future of Requirements Engineering
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Issue 2015-02


Bridging the impossible
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Building in security instead of testing it in

Eliciting security requirements needs a different process

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Agility and Obligation

Part 2: The Art of Assigning Software Development

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RE in Agile Projects: a Survey

Has RE adapted itself to the challenges of Agile methods?

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Modeling Requirements with SysML

How modeling can be useful to better define and trace requirements

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An Intelligent Assistant for Improving Requirement Authoring

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Literature Reviews

Authors Quotes

““To elicit security requirements you have to look at your product in a different way: how can people use the product in a non-intended way to reach other goals?”

Jan Jaap Cannegieter in Building in security instead of testing it in

“The greater value lies in the relationships you create among the requirements and other model elements.”

Pascal Roques in Modeling Requirements with SysML

“It is foreseeable that requirements engineers – and not only millennials – will increasingly use mobile devices when they go out to collaborate with their stakeholders.”

Ursula Meseberg in Mobile RE
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Dear Reader

Bridging the impossible is the motto for issue 2015-02! The images reflect that very well: Impressive buildings where engineers have overcome great challenges.

Requirements Engineers often face great challenges as well. They need to specify Requirements in a way that all involved parties and stakeholders are satisfied. Last but not least the product/project should create value/profit for the organization and satisfy customer needs. Many times Requirements Engineers feel that this is simply impossible; they need to bridge the impossible.

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