Promoting Group Creativity in Upstream Requirements Engineering

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dc.contributor.author Ocker, Rosalie J.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-21T08:38:26Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-21T08:38:26Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation Ocker, R. J. (2010). Promoting Group Creativity in Upstream Requirements Engineering. Human Technology, Volume 6 (1), pp. 55-70. URN:NBN:fi:jyu-20105241907. Retrieved from http://www.humantechnology.jyu.fi
dc.identifier.issn 1795-6889
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/25110
dc.description.abstract The upstream stage of requirements engineering (RE) focuses primarily on determining high-level organizational requirements. Upstream RE provides perhaps the best opportunity to instill creativity into the design process, since it is where stakeholders figure out what to build. However, exactly how to incorporate creativity into current RE methods remains a fundamental concern. Negative social influences, such as those associated with status differentials, ingroup bias, and majority influence, can impede group creativity and otherwise negatively impact the upstream RE process. This paper discusses these issues. Two IBIS-based design rationale approaches are presented and suggestions for diminishing the potential for negative social influences are offered.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher University of Jyväskylä, Agora Center
dc.relation.ispartofseries Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments
dc.relation.uri http://www.humantechnology.jyu.fi
dc.rights © 2010 Rosalie Ocker and the Agora Center, University of Jyväskylä
dc.title Promoting Group Creativity in Upstream Requirements Engineering
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-20105241907

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