Business Analysis Patterns: Methodological and Support Environment Aspects

Maria João Ferreira, Pericles Loucopoulos
2003 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
In software engineering, particularly in requirements engineering, saving time and improving the quality of products through reuse is possible. Experienced developers reuse their own ideas by recognising problems that are similar to other problems that they have solved before. They then apply the best solution they had used previously. Patterns crop up from reusing a recurring problem/solution. In the late 1980's, patterns were introduced as a concept in computer science and they provided a way
more » ... to save (preserve) and transmit knowledge and experience. This paper describes a prototype tool (RIBAP) that supports working with business analysis patterns when developing or maintaining a system. Aspects of a methodological and support environment are also discussed.
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