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2012 20th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE)
Business requirements analysis and development for legacy system replacement projects in government organizations
Chicago, IL, USA USA
September 24-September 28
ISBN: 978-1-4673-2783-1
Assia Alexandrova, Department of Computing, Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
E-Government innovation is commonly hindered by legacy systems in public sector agencies. Legacy systems not only present technical constraints, but they also embed outdated and inefficient business processes. A critical manifestation of this issue occurs during the requirements phase of e-government projects, where requirements tend to mimic the features of old systems that must be modernized or replaced. The problem is not easy to identify and qualify, unless a critical stance to requirements analysis is taken, and unless requirements are examined in the context of processes that are creative, exploratory and collaborative. We propose a solution to legacy reproduction issues in the development of a game-based tool that through competition enables the analysis and transformation of business requirements by applying risk and opportunity criteria.
Index Terms:
serious games,legacy systems,e-government,requirements development,risk and opportunity analysis
Citation:
Assia Alexandrova, "Business requirements analysis and development for legacy system replacement projects in government organizations," re, pp.337-340, 2012 20th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE), 2012
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