Comparison of Requirement Management Software

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  • The importance of gathering requirements that address a business need cannot be over emphasized. For IT projects to be successful, it is essential to gather and manage requirements until the project is satisfactorily delivered. This is where Requirement Management software come in and the essence of this research study.
    The objective of this research is to compare requirement management software based on a set of selected criteria, and present findings from this comparison to be used as a starting point for organizations in their search for requirement management software. The study also contributes to the business analysis community by describing benefits and limitations of requirement management software. Lastly, the objective is to contribute to the body of knowledge in the area of evaluating different requirement management software.
    The study identifies sixty-three requirement management software tools from articles and twenty-two from discussion forums (blogs), making a total of eighty-five. Based on the surveyed sources, a set of fifteen features has been selected to be used to compare this software. As a result, two groups of leading requirement management software tools have been recognized. The first group includes IBM Rational DOORS and Modern Requirements, while the second one is composed of IBM Rational Requisite, Caliber-RM and Cradle.

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    Spring 2021
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    Master of Science
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