Two of the new board members at the IIBA UK Chapter, Adrian Reed and Joe Dasilva, are not only very active community members but devote much time giving back to the community.
Their website, pragnalysis.com, has many free requirements templates but they have gone beyond this now with a free Requirements Management Software tool.
Well done guys!
The following is their official press release:
On medium and large scale projects, requirements management can become a difficult overhead. Teams that rely on spreadsheet and word-processing software to create and manage requirements documents often find it difficult to maintain the traceability and interdependencies between requirements. We all know the value of tracing, tracking and maintaining our requirements documents, but until now there have been very few affordable requirements management software packages available.
The team behind Pragnalysis.com are excited to announce the Beta release of their latest project – a fully functioning, open source, requirements management tool. The tool will be completely free to use and re-distribute, and can be downloaded and used immediately:
You can download the ReqLine Requirements Management Tool now by visiting www.pragnalysis.com
Full details of the tool can be found on the website, however its features include:
• A common repository for all requirements
• Ability to maintain individual requirements, along with their status (draft/signed off)
• Ability to define requirements groups – releases, iterations etc
• Reporting functionality including various dashboard-reports and the ability to export a requirements catalogue
• Logging and monitoring of risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies
• An intuitive way to link requirements back to high-level goals and objectives, ensuring that stakeholders consider business value throughout the project
• Built in change-control and impact analysis functionality
• Project glossary
ReqLine is a requirements management tool designed for BAs by BAs, and the Pragnalysis team have combined the experience of a number of BA practitioners to create this first Beta release. The Beta version is a single user, single machine version – but it is anticipated that future versions would be multi-user and server based.
Please try the tool, and provide feedback directly to the Pragnalysis team!
For more information, please visit http://www.pragnalysis.com