Uncertainty and inconsistency are inherent aspects of the development of any complex system. In practice, both must be tolerated to some extent so as not to inhibit engineers in their work, especially during the early stages of development.
How do real software projects deal with non-functional requirements? This paper sheds some light on this issue by talking with software architects
Modelling is a useful technique for shaping, exploring, documenting, understanding and communicating artefacts of many kinds, and not only software. ConML is a conceptual modelling language for non-experts in information technologies and especially suited to serve non-software modeling domains.
Very few MDD approaches have been reported to deal with NFRs (though they should). To better understand the current practices we present the results of a multi-national empirical study, based on interviews with companies using MDD for their development projects.
Introducing a new browser-based tool supporting both goal-oriented requirements modeling and structured creativity techniques