Requirements Defects Techniques in Requirements Analysis: A Review


  • M. Kamalrudin Innovative Software System and Service Group, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Hang Tuah Jaya, 76100 Durian Tunggal, Melaka, Malaysia
  • L. L. Ow Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Hang Tuah Jaya, 76100 Durian Tunggal, Melaka, Malaysia.
  • S. Sidek Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Hang Tuah Jaya, 76100 Durian Tunggal, Melaka, Malaysia.


Requirements Analysis, Requirements Defects, Requirements Defects Techniques,


Defects existing in the systems due to poorly identified requirements defects are viewed as the major factors leading to system failure, especially if the requirements defects are not identified or addressed until at the later stage of software development life cycle. In response to this, several attempts have been made to identify defects during the requirements analysis process. This paper presents a review of the various techniques to handle requirements defects in the requirements analysis activity. These techniques are categorised into four categories, namely reading, inspection, analysis and automated tool. It was found that these techniques have different focus and lack of emphasis on the needs of the industry. This study provides the basis for future research aiming at developing an approach to automate the process of requirements defects handling.


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Kamalrudin, M., Ow, L. L., & Sidek, S. (2018). Requirements Defects Techniques in Requirements Analysis: A Review. Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering (JTEC), 10(1-7), 47–51. Retrieved from