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Visure Solutions - Requirements Engineering Software -Corporate Information

  1. 1. Visure SolutionsCorporate Information
  2. 2. Visure Solutions, The Requirements Company• Founded in 2007, as a spin-off from TCP, a Spanish Systems Integrator• Focused on the delivery of innovative requirements solutions since 1999• Privately held, VC Backed (Bullnet Capital)• Headquarters in Madrid, Spain – Commercial presence (direct or via channel) in 25 countries – European Sales Offices in Spain, Germany and Sweden – Currently launching US operations• More than 180 man-years focused on delivering requirements products and solutions• certified 2
  3. 3. Visure Solutions, Main CustomersAutomotive, Rail & ElectronicsAerospace & DefenseFinanceTransport & EnergyTelecommunications 3
  4. 4. What do analysts say about us?“A surprise was IRQAfrom Visure Solutions, anewcomer from Madrid,Spain, which offered …advances in specificareas.”“In Butler Group’s view, the solution has an impressiveset of integration capabilities, and can be adaptedeasily to existing RDM process in organizations,as well as the development methodology in use."Best tool for Optimizing Business Alignmenton Requirements 4
  5. 5. Our View of the Market: Market Pains 1 Growing Complexity of Software and Product Variants 50 • Key issues: 45 – Relative growth of software, increase of 33% compared to 40 mechanics and electronics 35 Millions lines of code – Complexity of product lines and 30 2006 2007 large-scale systems 25 2008 • Examples: 2009 20 2010 – Aircraft carrier, 1,000,000 15 2011 requirements 2012 10 – Hospital information system: 90,000 requirements 5 – Train control system: 14,000 0 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 contract requirements Calendar years•Ford Motor Company’s Prediction of Growth of Software Content in Automobile embedded software.•CPDA, The Requirements Engineering Process - Panel Discussion of Critical Issues in Requirements Management•Nationale Roadmap Embedded Systems, ZVEI,, 2010•Requirements Engineering: A Roadmap, Bashar Nuseibeh & Steve Easterbrook, 2000 5
  6. 6. Our View of the Market: Market Pains 2Missing Connection to Market Needs & Business Requirements• Key issues: – < ~52% of requirements go into product release – 1% to 3% per month of requirements become obsolete – RDM tools do not seamlessly connect upstream and downstream activities – Lack of communication and visualization of RDM features for scoping & descoping incl. decision support •Nationale Roadmap Embedded Systems, ZVEI,, 2010 •Systems Engineering Vision 2020 •Information Technology for European Advancement (ITEA) 2009 Roadmap,, p.18, 3rd Edition •M. Bone, R. Cloutier: The Current State of Model-Based Systems Engineering: Results from the OMG SysML Request for Information 2009 6
  7. 7. Our View of the Market: Market Pains 3 Requirements Quality Essential Driver for Software Product Quality • Key issues: – ~ 60% of all software defects traceable back to poor RDM practices  Changing requirements: Lack of effective change process and tool enforcement  Absent formal RDM approach, > 90% of companies use still use natural language approach  No defined RDM process  80% of organizations do not use RDM tool at all – Connecting adjoint development activities:  Testing  Design  Product risk management  Project management•Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE), Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, Survey on Root Causes of Software Defects in Medical Devices, 2007;•Information Technology for European Advancement (ITEA) 2009 Roadmap, p.18, 3rd Edition•Chaos Chronicles v 3.0, Standish Group International, 2003, 7
  8. 8. Our View of the Market: Visure’s Differentiated Approach Process Organization with mature Requirements Engineering PROCESSES are proven to consistently produce better quality products on time, and within budgetCollaboration A COLLABORATIVE requirements platform has proven to have a direct impact in the project success bridging the gap between business and IT, communicating distributed teams, integrating clear information between the teams, and establishing workflowsProduct quality QUALITY needs to be introduced straight from the beginning and at every stage of the development, from writing good requirements, keeping changes under control, to reusing high quality assets 8
  9. 9. Our value proposition: Vision/Mission Your Process, Your Requirements.  Better Results. Our vision Our missionTo be the preferred global provider of • To deliver innovative and flexible process-requirements engineering solutions, based requirements engineering lifecyclespanning the entire requirements solutionslifecycle and solving requirements • Enable companies to support and streamlinechallenges and regulatory their requirements processes, collaboraterequirements more effectively, improve quality and reduce risk • Enable companies to better define and validate business needs, reduce costs and meet regulatory requirements 9
  10. 10. Our Value Proposition: Process Challenges IRQA offering Benefits - Support and automation of the process - Reuse of successfulAssure that only a through process metamodels and validation projects mature and workflows, and the use of project templatescommon process - Reusable common is used - Use different tools and maintain the same language for process, thanks to the exchange mechanism requirements Effectively - Functionalities to visually capture scenarios - Better response tomanage the scope with greater quality, such as the PDM changes of each project - Dashboards and metrics for projects and Deliver requirements applications that - Verification and validation through process - Improved quality of cover the real steps applicationneeds for time and costs - Traceability and validation matrix for the detection of orphan elements OUR SOLUTION SUPPORTS YOUR PROCESS - FROM AGILE TO WATERFALL 10
  11. 11. Our Value Proposition: Collaboration Challenges IRQA offering Benefits - Links with other processes (e.g. Demand Communicate Management) - Delivery of the requirements correct system the - Capacity to create traces among all the throughout the first time and on elements, including requirements, use cases, lifecycle tests and external elements (tests, model, budget tasks, etc.) - Web client access for key stakeholders - More exact and Lack of correct complete communication - Configuration of the user interface, views and requirements with business filters by role lines - Increase user - Role-based access control and workflows acceptance - Discussion forums Having to use - Integrations and import/export capabilities - Better quality ofdifferent tools for allow contributors to work in the tool of their the expected each Project choice, for higher user acceptance application OUR ROLE-BASED SOLUTION KEEPS ALL STAKEHOLDERS IN SYNC 11
  12. 12. Our Value Proposition: Quality Challenges IRQA offering Benefits Reuse - Reuse of successful - Reuse requirements and components projectsRequirements, - Propagation of the changes in the rules and - Reusable common components reused to the target projects standards language for requirements Carrying out - Full Change Impact analysisimpact analysis - Better response to - View of indirect traceability to all elements and Change changes - Prioritization functions prioritizationCapture exact - Semantic analysis - Improved quality ofand complete - Prototyping and simulation of user applicationrequirements interfaces OUR SOLUTION HELPS AVOID PITFALLS AND MITIGATE RISK 12
  13. 13. Our value proposition: Market Served• Visure Focuses on Customers with: – Portfolio of products with increasing complexity – Defined business needs and requirements – Formalized software engineering practices and standards – Process Improvement and process maturity initiatives – Distributed stakeholders, teams, partners and/or vendors – Compliance needs• Special expertise and experience in sectors like: – Aerospace and defense – Automotive – Energy, transportation and utilities – Renewable energies – Finance, banking – Telecommunications 13
  15. 15. IRQA our Flagship Product• With IRQA, you can: – Establish and enforce a Requirements Engineering process that everyone can follow in one single platform – Engage all relevant stakeholders and achieve effective collaboration between them – Respond to change effectively – Avoid pitfalls and mitigate risk every step of the way – Improve quality through more effective change management and reuse 15
  16. 16. IRQA: Process-Driven Requirements Engineering IRQA BECOMES THE PROCESS BACKBONE REPRESENTING ALL REQUIREMENT-RELATED ARTEFACTS• Agile, IT software development, automotive, pharmaceutical, aerospace and many other can be represented through the Process Meta Models• The interactive Meta Models allow representing different element types and subtypes, including Requirements, Change Requests, Use Cases, Test Cases, Defects, Glossaries of terms, etc. and the relationships between them 16
  17. 17. IRQA: Role-based Collaboration IRQA BECOMES A TAILORED TOOL FOR EACH ROLE WITH SPECIFIC VIEWS OF THE SAME CENTRALIZED INFORMATION• Users will have specific User Interface and Capabilities completely based on their roles that will help them follow the process, and focus on their daily work• All roles share a Centralized Information Repository (CIR), with access to parts of it and with specific access rights, where they will share the information• Access to the CIR is guaranteed to distributed teams independent from their location 17
  18. 18. IRQA: Collaboration REQUIREMENT-RELATED ARTEFACTS MAY COME FROM OTHER TOOLS AND ROUND TRIPS MAY BE ESTABLISHED TO COMMUNICATE WITH TEAMS CHANGE TEST MANAGEMENT AND MANAGEMENT BUG TRACKING - HP QC - JIRA - LDRA - Bugzilla MS OFFICE AND DESIGN OTHER RM TOOLS - SPARX EA - MS WORD, MS Excel - RSM/RSA -IBM/Rational DOORS - Caliber BorlandRM - XML Requirements Interchange• IRQA is capable of exchanging information with tools in other disciplines and allow users keep using their own tools, while keeping everything inside a CIR 18
  19. 19. IRQA: Product Quality IRQA BECOMES A TRACEABILITY CENTER OF THE COMPLETE REQUIREMENTS LIFECYCLE• The end-to-end traceability in IRQA allows controlling the complete specification and change impact, identifying missed customer requests, affected software requirements and use cases, unfulfilled system requirements. These elements may come from third party companies 19
  20. 20. IRQA: Product Quality QUALITY REQUIREMENTS BASED ON RIGHT THE FIRST TIME PREMISE• Requirements semantic analysis• Ensure quality of individual requirements avoiding ambiguous terms, conditional sentences, design terms, etc.• Ensure specification quality, avoiding overlapping requirements, contradictions, or inconsistent use of units or terms 20
  21. 21. IRQA: Product Quality PROTOTYPING & SIMULATION OF USER INTERFACES• Requirements Simulation• Prototyping of low (mock ups) to high fidelity interfaces• Supports user validation earlier in the phase reducing rework 21
  22. 22. Product Quality: Requirements ReusabilityIRQA BECOMES THE REUSABILITY CENTER OF COMPANY ASSETS • Reusability allows defining catalogues of “components” (Requirements, Uses Cases, Test and Traceability), which can be reused in projects • The catalogues can be used for simple reusability of elements (non- functional Requirements, tests, etc.), in order to reduce rework, reuse, high quality assets • Reusability in IRQA supports product families and variants to help build similar systems with small variations of it e.g. cars, cell phones, software products, etc… 22
  23. 23. Our Competitive PositionInnovative A clear future and direction Tailored solution to adapt to the needs of our keyFlexibility marketsSpecialization Dedicated exclusively to requirements solutionsCompleteness Provides complete requirements lifecycle coverage Seamlessly integrates with other leading applicationOpeness lifecycle management solutions and best-of-breed vendors Open architecture and fully documented API forRobustness customization and development of additional integrations 23
  24. 24. Our Business Model OUR GO-TO-MARKET MODEL IS PARTNER-CENTRIC Solution Providers Service Partners• We solve customers’ requirements challenges through our leading tools, processes, support, consulting and education• Our strong partner ecosystem worldwide guarantees the success of IRQA implementations in any country 24
  25. 25. Our Business Model: GO-TO-MARKET Technological AlliancesCompany Product Offering Analyze the quality of your requirements QUALITY ANALYZER descriptions and suggest improvements to help end users write better requirements Prototype and simulate your software VISUAL PROTOTYPER requirements EMBEDDED PROCESS Static and dynamic code analysis. Integration toSoftware Technology MANAGEMENT BOARD trace requirements to code and test Building an Integration Framework for Embedded IFEST CONSORTIUM System Tools, to integrate all tool based on extended OSLC TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS ENHANCE AND EXTEND OUR REQUIREMENTS ENGINEERING SOLUTION, WITH BEST-OF-BREED TECHNOLOGY 25
  26. 26. The Requirements Company Thank You !! 26