Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management

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Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management

  1. 1. reqview@eccam.com ReqView Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management
  2. 2. Structured Requirements Definition ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 2 Rich formatted description Custom attributes Unique ID Discussion Tree Hierarchy Requirement Traceability Links Requirements Document Project Documents
  3. 3. Requirement Attributes ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 3 Requirement Basic Priority VerificationCollaboration Planning • Unique ID • Description • Type • Urgency • Severity • Acceptance Criteria • Verification Method • Discussion • Status • Target Release • Risk • Effort
  4. 4. Requirements Hierarchy • Requirements document structure usually corresponds to decomposition into features • • Complex systems need also further requirements decomposition to several levels (e.g. user requirements, system requirements, …) ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 4
  5. 5. Requirements Traceability • Reference links between requirements • Verification links from related tests • Satisfaction links from decomposed requirements • Implementation links from user stories ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 5
  6. 6. Requirements Management in MS Office + Hierarchical structure given by Word sections - Additional attributes can be described only by a free text - No unique ID, no traceability + Attributes as additional columns - filtering and sorting + Traceability matrix - No hierarchical structure + Hierarchical structure + attributes + traceability - Reasonable manual effort needed for ensuring consistency ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 6
  7. 7. Requirements Management Tools • Robust solution for complex systems • Multilevel traceability analysis • Integrated requirements version control • Integration with quality and change management • Online web client for edit and review • Expensive, difficult to set up, too complex for small projects • Online connection to the RM tool server needed • Availability and performance issues ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 7
  8. 8. Requirements Management in ReqView Take the best from both MS Office and specialized requirements management tools • Open document format • Rich content, images • Custom attributes • Team discussion • Traceability links • History tracking • Works offline ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 8
  9. 9. ReqView Desktop • Offline web application for editing and reviewing requirement documents • Available as offline Chrome Application or Web Application • Runs on any desktop PC ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 9 Install > 5000 users
  10. 10. Import Document From MS Word ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 10 Import Preserves: • Document hierarchy by heading styles • Rich text format • Embedded tables • Pictures
  11. 11. Browse Requirements Structure ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 11 Table of Contents Generated unique ID Section number Section heading Rich text description
  12. 12. Edit Requirements • Edit requirement text using inline Rich Text Editor • Enhance requirements with embedded images or attached files ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 12
  13. 13. Customize Requirement Attributes ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 13 Custom attributes summary column Custom attribute value editor
  14. 14. Review Requirements • Change user defined requirement status • Requirements discussion ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 14 Discussion column Status column
  15. 15. Filter, Search and Sort Requirements ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 15 Full Text SearchIntelligent Filter
  16. 16. Customize Traceability Links ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 16 Explore traceability in Links column
  17. 17. Generate HTML Traceability Report ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 17 Business Needs Requirements Tests Status
  18. 18. Track Changes • ReqView automatically keeps history of each requirement attribute change ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 18 History of selected requirement Requirement change
  19. 19. Export Requirements Document Supported formats: CSV, MS Word or Excel HTML ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 19
  20. 20. ReqView Open Document Format • Own your data • Integrate easily with own proprietary tools • Human readable – Based on JSON – Compare two documents – Store in a version control system (SVN, GIT) • Strong encryption ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management Check Documentation © Eccam 20
  21. 21. Compare Document Versions • Store unencrypted ReqView document in a version control system (SVN, GIT, Mercurial, …) • Compare changes between document versions ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 21
  22. 22. Team Collaboration • Project Folder – Folder stored on shared network drive – Exclusive document edit lock • Version Control System – Project file or folder stored in a VCS (SVN, GIT, …) – Merging conflicts manually using a text compare tool – One editor can change document structure multiple reviewers can edit attributes ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 22
  23. 23. Share Requirements Online • Open document from Google Drive • Save document or update document on Google Drive ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 23
  24. 24. ReqView Future Directions • Integrated document compare & merge • On premise server for online real-time collaboration • Document templates for agile, use cases, BDD • Integrations – ReqIF Roundtrip Synchronization with DOORS • UI optimized for tablets ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 24 Vote for New Features
  25. 25. ReqView References • ReqView Homepage https://www.reqview.com • ReqView Desktop Online https://www.reqview.com/apps/desktop/ReqViewDesktop.html • ReqView Desktop at Chrome Store https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/reqview- desktop/cmbnhmeabefpflildnahpbghcejkblin • Support Site - online help, knowledge base and discussion forum http://support.reqview.com/solution/categories ReqView - Simple Yet Powerful Software and System Requirements Management © Eccam 25

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