Evaluation of Software Requirements Management Practices in Some Nigerian Software Companies
|International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering|
|© 2019 by SSRG - IJCSE Journal|
|Volume 6 Issue 12|
|Year of Publication : 2019|
|Authors : Moses Kehinde Aregbesola, Opeoluwa Babatunde Akinkunmi|
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Moses Kehinde Aregbesola, Opeoluwa Babatunde Akinkunmi, "Evaluation of Software Requirements Management Practices in Some Nigerian Software Companies," SSRG International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering , vol. 6, no. 12, pp. 19-23, 2019. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23488387/IJCSE-V6I12P104
Software requirements management is one of the key process areas of the Software Engineering Institute Capability Maturity Model Integration (SEI
CMMI). It is the process of documenting, analyzing, tracing, prioritizing and agreeing on requirements and then controlling change and communicating to relevant stakeholders. This paper explored the software requirement management practices in some Nigerian software companies. Survey research and action research were the methodologies employed for the study. An abridged version of the SEI Maturity Questionnaire was the main instrument for information gathering. Specifically, a total of thirty (30) Nigerian software companies were involved in the study. The results of the study showed that while high levels of awareness and performance was experienced with some key practices, poor awareness and performance was associated with other key practices. It was suggested that more attention be paid to proper inclusion of system requirements management processes in written organizational policy, and adequate training be provided for concerned personnel.
Software Process, Process Management, Software Requirements Management, Key Practices, Nigerian Software Industry, Capability Maturity Model Integration
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