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Requirements Management

Published: 19 December 2011

ID: G00219541

Analyst(s): Sean Kenefick , Kirk Knoernschild

Summary

A requirements management (RM) system provides the capabilities for ensuring that stakeholders agree on requirements, that the system's architecture and design addresses the requirements, and that the completed system implements those requirements satisfactorily. This Reference Architecture template describes features and interfaces of RM systems and can help you assess and improve your RM practices.

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Template Applicability

Template Map

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Template Description

  • Management Logic and Workflow
    • Life Cycle Management
    • Requirement Tracing
    • Analysis and Reporting
    • Access Control
  • Requirements Repository
    • Requirements Specification
    • Management Metadata
  • Interfaces
    • Graphical User Interfaces
    • Application Programming Interfaces
    • Plug-In Interfaces
  • Requirements Specification

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