PhD dissertation survey on requirements engineering practices used in open source software development

Dear sir/madam,

You are invited to participate in a survey titled "requirements engineering practices used in the development of open source software projects". This survey is part of a PhD dissertation study on requirements gathering in open source software development.

This survey contains questions about which requirements engineering practices are being used during open source software development, how useful requirements engineering practices are for open source software development and the problems and issues that open source software developers face while carrying out requirements gathering activities during open source software development. The survey would take around twenty minutes to complete. The questions are not mandatory. If you are interested in participating in this survey, please fill out the survey by clicking on the link below:

Researcher information: My name is Jaison Kuriakose and I am a PhD candidate at memorial university, Canada. My contact email is

The proposal for this research has been reviewed by the Interdisciplinary Committee on Ethics in Human Research and found to be in compliance with Memorial University's ethics policy. If you have ethical concerns about the research, such as the way you have been treated or your rights as a participant, you may contact the Chairperson of the ICEHR at or by telephone at 709-864-2861.

Thank you
Jaison Kuriakose
PhD candidate in Information systems
Memorial University, Canada