FUNCTIONAL AND NON-FUNCTIONAL APPLICATION SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS - Early Conflict Detection

Paulo Sérgio Muniz Silva, Leonardo Chwif

Abstract

Usually, standard practices of application software development are only focused on functional requirements. However, IS managers know that when they have an experienced development team, typically systems break not because they do not meet functional requirements, but because some system attributes, also known as non-functional requirements, such as performance, reliability, etc., are not satisfied. One of the root causes of this failure is that non-functional requirements do not receive an adequate attention, are not well understood and are not appropriately modeled. Furthermore, non-functional requirements may present critical conflicts among them. This paper proposes a pragmatic method to help the early detection of conflicts between the functional and the non-functional requirements of application software.

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Sérgio Muniz Silva P. and Chwif L. (2005). FUNCTIONAL AND NON-FUNCTIONAL APPLICATION SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS - Early Conflict Detection . In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-19-8, pages 343-348. DOI: 10.5220/0002546803430348


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@conference{iceis05,
author={Paulo Sérgio Muniz Silva and Leonardo Chwif},
title={FUNCTIONAL AND NON-FUNCTIONAL APPLICATION SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS - Early Conflict Detection},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2005},
pages={343-348},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002546803430348},
isbn={972-8865-19-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - FUNCTIONAL AND NON-FUNCTIONAL APPLICATION SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS - Early Conflict Detection
SN - 972-8865-19-8
AU - Sérgio Muniz Silva P.
AU - Chwif L.
PY - 2005
SP - 343
EP - 348
DO - 10.5220/0002546803430348