Albert Alderson

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T he Y2K problem and business process re-engineering have raised awareness of legacy systems. Even so, there is little consensus about what a legacy system is. The wide variety of interpretations hampers discussion. For example, business people are amazed that a profitable product can be called a legacy system. However, it has been asserted that IBM's CICS(More)
This paper considers bi-lateral technology transfer projects undertaken by IPSYS Software plc., a small UK software technology company specialising in the development of Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) toolsets. IPSYS had unique technology but limited expertise and market presence in the application of particular software development methods, and(More)
for airing readers’ views on requirements engineering research and practice. Contributions that describe results, experiences, biases and research agendas in requirements engineering are particularly welcome. ‘Viewpoints’ is an opportunity for presenting technical correspondence or subjective arguments. So, whether you are a student, teacher, researcher or(More)
The Tracker project is studying rework in systems engineering projects. Our hypothesis is that providing decision makers with information about previous relevant decisions will assist in reducing the amount of rework in a project. We propose an architecture for the flexible integration of the tools implementing the variety of theories and models used in the(More)