Research on Non-Issues Difficulties of Empirical Research on the Requirements Engineering & Management Process at the Client's Site. Some Notes from an Explorative Study

Rüdiger Weißbach
2013 International Conference on Software Business  
This paper reports the difficulties of recruiting participants at the client's site in an empirical project on requirements engineering & management. The author discusses the origins of the problems and some stated reasons for the participation. These results lead in a short discussion about the improvement of empirical research on the requirements engineering & management process at the client's site. Keywords: Qualitative research, requirements engineering, requirements engineering &
more » ... t, user oriented research sponse rates for telephone interviews with companies in Germany are 20-30% (Koll, C. 2006) In 4 of the 25 participating companies, the interviews had been conducted simultaneously with 2 interviewees working in the same company, either in the same or in different departments.
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