SoftWiki supports, with respect to software requirements, the cooperation of all the people involved in the software development process. Potentially very large and spatially separate stakeholder groups are enabled to gather, semantically enrich, classify and aggregate software requirements in an easy manner. The network was founded in September, 2009. The SoftWiki approach has already been developed since 2006 within the framework of a research project funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and as part of the research initiative “Software Engineering 2006”; meanwhile achieving the following results:

  • Methodology , for Agile Requirements Engineering
  • Ontology , for Agile Requirements Engineering
  • SoftWiki platform as a prototype of a SoftWiki system
  • Evaluation by members of the network.

Project Partners

  • ISA Informationssysteme GmbH
  • University of Leipzig, Business Information Systems research group
  • University of Duisburg-Essen, Software Systems Engineering research group
  • QA-Systems GmbH
  • PRO DV Software AG
  • T-System Multimedia Solution GmbH
  • LECOS GmbH

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Jürgen Ziegler

Full Professor

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Timo Stegemann

Former team member

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