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Making Tacit Requirements Explicit

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsPaper

Published

Publication date09/2010
Host publicationSecond International Workshop on Managing Requirements Knowledge (MARK), 2009
PublisherIEEE
Pages40-44
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-7694-7
Original languageEnglish

Conference

Conference2nd Intl. Workshop on Managing Requirements Knowledge (MaRK 09)
CityAtlanta, Ga., USA
Period1/01/00 → …

Conference

Conference2nd Intl. Workshop on Managing Requirements Knowledge (MaRK 09)
CityAtlanta, Ga., USA
Period1/01/00 → …

Abstract

The importance of tacit knowledge in Requirements Engineering (RE) is widely acknowledged. While valuable work has developed techniques to expose sources of tacit knowledge during requirements elicitation, such techniques are not universally applied and tacit knowledge, continues to negatively affect the quality of the requirements. In this position paper we present a brief review and interpretation of the literature on tacit knowledge that, we believe, is useful for RE. We describe a number of techniques that offer analysts the means to reason about the effect of tacit knowledge and improve the quality of requirements and their management.