Engineering as a co-operative inquiry: A framework

@article{Alexander2008EngineeringAA,
  title={Engineering as a co-operative inquiry: A framework},
  author={Ian Alexander},
  journal={Requirements Engineering},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={130-137}
}
This paper has grown out of my specific dissatisfaction with a view of the world centred on technology, rather than on the people who will use that technology. I have therefore looked for a framework which makes a definite shift of focus towards users, but allowing existing techniques wherever these are helpful. The paper presents a new framework in which requirements engineering is treated as a co-operative inquiry (C1), a general method for reaching shared understanding within a group. The… CONTINUE READING

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