StakeSource2.0: Using Social Networks of Stakeholders to Identify and Prioritise Requirements

Soo Ling Lim, Daniela Damian, and Anthony Finkelstein
University College London, UK; University of Victoria, Canada

Software projects typically rely on system analysts to conduct requirements elicitation, an approach potentially costly for large projects with many stakeholders and requirements. This paper describes StakeSource2.0, a web-based tool that uses social networks and collaborative filtering, a “crowdsourcing” approach, to identify and prioritise stakeholders and their requirements.