Eliciting user requirements using Appreciative inquiry

  title={Eliciting user requirements using Appreciative inquiry},
  author={Carol K. Gonzales and Gondy Leroy},
  journal={Empirical Software Engineering},
For decades and still today, software development projects have failed because they do not meet the needs of users, are over-budget, and abandoned. To help address this problem, the user requirements elicitation process was modified based on principles of Appreciative Inquiry. Appreciative Inquiry, commonly used in organizational development, aims to build organizations, processes, or systems based on success stories using a hopeful vision for an ideal future. In four studies, Appreciative… CONTINUE READING
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