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Bug Fix  Bug Fixes – even we make mistakes!

Software Installation FAQ Updates

June 28, 2017
Improvement

Two new items were added to the Software Installation FAQ: One providing information on running ReqIF Studio on MacOS, the other on installing ReqIF Studio inside an existing Eclipse installation.

The Essence of the ReqIF Implementation Guide

June 8, 2017
New Content

ReqIF is a very powerful file format – almost too powerful: Interoperability between the various ReqIF implementations is problematic. To address this, Prostep iViP, a non-profit, organized an implementor forum to address this. This free paper outlines the topics covered in the Implementor Guide. Read now >>

A Favor: Help us Understand the State of Product Development

May 30, 2017
Announcement

Requirements play a crucial role on product development. One of our partners, Jama Software, is currently running a survey on the state of product development. We invite you take five minutes to complete the survey. The results of the survey will be published once available. Thanks in advance for your help. Fill out survey >>

How to Update ReqIF Studio without loosing data

May 26, 2017
Improvement

While ReqIF Studio uses an update mechanism for installing updates, there are scenarios where a manual update has to be performed. How this is done has now been added to the Software Installation FAQ.

Exporting ReqIF in IBM Rational DOORS

May 16, 2017
New Content

It's crucial to understand how tools support ReqIF, therefore, we'll publish basic information about various tools that support ReqIF.  IBM® Rational® DOORS® is one of the more popular requirements tools, and it supports ReqIF. In this free reference, you will learn how you can export requirements from DOORS, so that they can be read directly by ReqIF Studio. Read now >>

Updated Video: Traceability with ReqIF Studio

May 9, 2017
Improvement

In March, we published a video on traceability. This video has now been improved, in particular regarding the use of Deduct for creating a traceability matrix. This video is premium content. Watch now >>

New White Paper: ISO 29148 Requirements Engineering

April 25, 2017
New Content

The ISO/EC/IEEE 29148 is the ISO standard on requirements engineering for software and systems engineering. It contains lots of useful information, but is a rather dry read. This free white paper summarizes its content, giving you a good idea of its content. Free Download >>

Updated Solution: Working with ReqIF Studio

April 20, 2017
Improvement

The solution Working with ReqIF Studio has been revised significantly and now consists of 50 minutes of video and several pieces of related material. It systematically builds on the solution Open a ReqIF File for the First Time.

New Video on Requirements Engineering with ReqIF Studio

April 19, 2017
New Content

If you are using ReqIF Studio for your day-to-day requirements engineering (RE), then you should not miss this new premium lecture. It covers the basics of RE, and shows hot it is being applied with ReqIF Studio. It includes tailoring of the data model, process considerations, traceability and basic analysis. Watch now >>

New Video: Specifications in ReqIF Studio

April 18, 2017
New Content

In this new premium video lecture, you learn how to work with Specifications in ReqIF Studio. Besides creating, editing and typing, this lecture also describes printing and exporting them to a word processor. Watch now >>