Current Challenges of Requirement Change Management


  • Hussin Ahmed School of Computing, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 UUM, Kedah, Malaysia.
  • Azham Hussain School of Computing, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 UUM, Kedah, Malaysia.
  • Fauziah Baharom School of Computing, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 06010 UUM, Kedah, Malaysia.


Requirement Engineering, Requirement Change Management, Challenges,


Nowadays, responding to requirements change in software industry is essential for survival in the competitive market to achieve business objectives. However, it is clearly evident that changing requirements have many problems which causes software failure. This was a great motivation to analyse literature for identifying current challenges of Requirements Change Management (RCM); which in return can improve our ability to make better decisions and resolve changing requirements problems. Major challenges of RCM have been elucidated as reusability, change anticipation, change activity measurement, connectivity with software artifacts and change management automation. Identifying RCM challenges will help to draw a road map for researchers and practioners to find optimal solutions.


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Ahmed, H., Hussain, A., & Baharom, F. (2016). Current Challenges of Requirement Change Management. Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering (JTEC), 8(10), 173–176. Retrieved from

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