LESSONS FROM EXPERTS

REQUIREMENTS TRACE-ABILITY AND USE CASES, by Terry Reiber (see bio below). This lesson walks through tracing requirements as use cases. Software Requirements, Inc. produces SoftREQ, a tool to help you analyze, document and manage your project software requirements.

WHY REQUIREMENTS TRACEABILITY? by Terry Reiber. This lesson walks through creating traceability and discusses problems without traceability. Mr. Reiber is president of Software Requirements, Inc., which produces the free tool, Tracer, that provides an automated method of producing a Requirements Traceability Matrix.  Mr. Reiber has consulted internationally and for Fortune 500 companies such as General Motors, IBM, Staples, T. J. Maxx and Shell Oil.  Software Requirements, Inc. provides requirements consulting, training in requirements methods, as well as building web-based, freeware and pay as you go software. Try Tracer now!

STORYBOARD OF ESTABLISHING TRACEABILITY using DOORS by Paul Ransley of Beaver Computer Consultants Ltd., Essex, England, an independent systems engineering consultancy specializing in requirements management and process definition. Note: the storyboard has full screenshots from DOORS, so it may take longer to download.

REQUIREMENTS HALL OF HORRORS. Anonymous horror stories about the effects of bad requirements - let them be a lesson to the unwary!

REQUIREMENTS MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION FORUM: Ask experts questions, share your experience online (free).

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