An experience report on ERP effort estimation driven by quality requirements

Pierre Erasmus, Maya Daneva

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Abstract

Producing useful and accurate project effort estimates is highly dependable on the proper definition of the project scope. In the ERP service industry, the scope of an ERP service project is determined by desired needs which are driven by certain quality attributes that the client expects to be present in the implemented service solution. However, most of the needs for quality are implicit at the bidding stage of an ERP service project. Using software architecture principles such as more structured approaches to determining the prioritized set of quality requirements and their traceability to functional requirements, could help improve project effort estimation accurateness, project preparation and scope validation. This paper presents a real-world example in the SAP organization, in which we demonstrate this.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication6th Workshop on Requirements Prioritization and Communication (RePriCo) at REFSQ 2015
EditorsSixten Schockert
PublisherCEUR
Pages126-139
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 11 Mar 2015
Event6th Workshop on Requirements Prioritization and Communication, RePriCo 2015 - Essen, Germany
Duration: 23 Mar 201523 Mar 2015
Conference number: 6

Publication series

NameCEUR Workshop Proceedings
PublisherCEUR-WS.org
Volume1342
ISSN (Print)1613-0073

Workshop

Workshop6th Workshop on Requirements Prioritization and Communication, RePriCo 2015
Abbreviated titleRePriCo
CountryGermany
CityEssen
Period23/03/1523/03/15

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Keywords

  • EWI-26935
  • Software Architecture
  • Quality Requirements
  • Requirements-based effort estimation
  • METIS-316886
  • Functional Size Measurement
  • Empirical report
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP)
  • IR-100193
  • Expert Judgment

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Erasmus, P., & Daneva, M. (2015). An experience report on ERP effort estimation driven by quality requirements. In S. Schockert (Ed.), 6th Workshop on Requirements Prioritization and Communication (RePriCo) at REFSQ 2015 (pp. 126-139). (CEUR Workshop Proceedings; Vol. 1342). CEUR.
Erasmus, Pierre ; Daneva, Maya. / An experience report on ERP effort estimation driven by quality requirements. 6th Workshop on Requirements Prioritization and Communication (RePriCo) at REFSQ 2015. editor / Sixten Schockert. CEUR, 2015. pp. 126-139 (CEUR Workshop Proceedings).
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Erasmus, P & Daneva, M 2015, An experience report on ERP effort estimation driven by quality requirements. in S Schockert (ed.), 6th Workshop on Requirements Prioritization and Communication (RePriCo) at REFSQ 2015. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, vol. 1342, CEUR, pp. 126-139, 6th Workshop on Requirements Prioritization and Communication, RePriCo 2015, Essen, Germany, 23/03/15.

An experience report on ERP effort estimation driven by quality requirements. / Erasmus, Pierre; Daneva, Maya.

6th Workshop on Requirements Prioritization and Communication (RePriCo) at REFSQ 2015. ed. / Sixten Schockert. CEUR, 2015. p. 126-139 (CEUR Workshop Proceedings; Vol. 1342).

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