Crowd-based Requirement Engineering

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Ume-Sauda Ghanyani 1,* Maham Murad 1 Waqas Mahmood 1

1. Institute of Business Administration(IBA), Computer Science, Karachi, Pakistan

* Corresponding author.


Received: 1 Feb. 2018 / Revised: 22 Mar. 2018 / Accepted: 16 Apr. 2018 / Published: 8 May 2018

Index Terms

Elicitation, Requirement management, Gamification, Crowd-Based Requirements Engineering, Crowd Sourcing, Diversity, Intrinsic Motivation, Extrinsic Incentive, Feedback, Crowd Centric Requirements Engineering (CCRE)


Requirement elicitation through crowdsourcing is trending nowadays and due to its major benefits, some of the organizations are implementing this idea. Our research paper discusses the traditional requirement engineering concepts and then compares them with crowd-based requirement engineering to show the benefits of crowdsourcing. Features of Crowd-Based Requirements Engineering are highlighted to give an idea of the basis on which the survey was conducted. Furthermore, we have discussed the online survey and gamification methods to motivate the crowd.

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Ume-Sauda Ghanyani, Maham Murad, Waqas Mahmood,"Crowd-based Requirement Engineering", International Journal of Education and Management Engineering(IJEME), Vol.8, No.3, pp.43-53, 2018. DOI: 10.5815/ijeme.2018.03.05


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