Tag: Requirements Management Tools

Evaluating Candidate COTS Packages – adapted from Software Requirements, 3rd Edition

Evaluating Candidate COTS Packages – adapted from Software Requirements, 3rd Edition

How to Evaluate and Select the Right COTS Solution Some organizations acquire and adapt commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) packaged solutions to meet their software needs, instead of building new systems from scratch. Software as a service (SaaS), or cloud based solutions, are also readily available to meet software needs as well. Whether you’re purchasing a package […]

6 Reasons Why Business Analysts Should Use a Requirements Management Tool

6 Reasons Why Business Analysts Should Use a Requirements Management Tool ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

Once upon a time, people built pyramids, space shuttles, VCRs, and tons of software—all without requirements management tools. Some of these projects were unsuccessful, but a lot of them were. So, why are there dozens of companies selling requirements management tools? Why should you use one? They can be expensive, take time to learn, and the value that you […]

Requirements Management Tools Research: Phase Two Whitepaper

Requirements Management Tools Research: Phase Two Whitepaper ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

ArgonDigital has completed phase 2 of the requirements tool research and has written a detailed PDF whitepaper to share the updates to our approach and the results from this phase of the research. The actual Excel document with results are linked here, but the paper explains how to interpret them. Known Issue 10/28/11: If you […]

A Poor Man’s Requirements Traceability

A Poor Man’s Requirements Traceability ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

I do a lot of what could be considered firefighting on my current project.  I’m often given tasks with very short deadlines.  Tasks that would normally require days to complete need to be performed in a matter of hours.  One of these tasks was to perform an “audit” of the requirements for the project (I […]

Pick your Requirements Management Tool, then Design your Requirements Process

Pick your Requirements Management Tool, then Design your Requirements Process ArgonDigital - enterprise automation experts

I was recently on a panel “Process and tools, which comes first?” at BA World Toronto. It was actually a PM focused panel, and I was a BA on the panel bringing my opinion about which I wanted PMs to focus on. My answer was actually quite simple: I don’t really care whether they focus […]