User Requirements Engineering and Management in Software Development

  • Zeljko Panian
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 28)


Requirements engineering is an often underutilized discipline in software development. Yet the economic benefits – lowered development costs, faster development and better products that delight customers – have plainly been demonstrated in study after study. In this paper, the case is made for requirements engineering as an integral part of any product lifecycle. Metrics are provided to show the positive effect of requirements engineering and requirements management (RM), from individual developers to the business to the customer. A software product is examined as an example of how to bring effective requirements management into product development.


Requirement Engineering Software Project Requirement Management Traceability Link Requirement Development 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zeljko Panian
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  1. 1.Faculty of Economics and BusinessUniversity of ZagrebCroatia

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