Software Requirements Management Toolkit

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Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Software Requirements Management Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Software Requirements Management related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Software Requirements Management specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Software Requirements Management Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...


STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 995 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Software Requirements Management improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 995 standard requirements:

  1. Does the use case model contain any superfluous behaviour; that is, does it present more functions than were called for in the requirements?

  2. How can utilities expect to purchase and implement smart grid technology when the smart grid requirements are yet to be clearly defined?

  3. What is the correct balance between software and hardware funding to achieve current requirements and necessary improvements?

  4. Are requirements for the support and test software and hardware to be used in the development of the product included?

  5. How might software licensing/pricing models, power requirements and patch management processes need to change?

  6. Which is a reason that other organizations look to deploy a proper requirements management process and tool?

  7. What system functions must the solution provide to meet record keeping requirements and business objectives?

  8. Will the planned COTS/reuse components meet allocated requirements or will additional new code be required?

  9. What are the most effective ways to communicate regulatory requirements in compliance assistance software?

  10. Which model is used during early stages of the system design after the requirements have been established?


Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Software Requirements Management book in PDF containing 995 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Software Requirements Management self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Software Requirements Management Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Software Requirements Management areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Software Requirements Management Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Software Requirements Management projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Software Requirements Management Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Software Requirements Management project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: Does the contractor use objective results, design reviews and tests to trace schedule performance?

  2. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: What kinds of things in particular are you looking for data on?

  3. Scope Management Plan: Do Software Requirements Management project managers participating in the Software Requirements Management project know the Software Requirements Management projects true status first hand?

  4. Cost Management Plan: Is it standard practice to formally commit stakeholders to the Software Requirements Management project via agreements?

  5. Cost Baseline: Eac -estimate at completion, what is the total job expected to cost?

  6. Quality Management Plan: What are your results for key measures/indicators of accomplishment of organizational strategy?

  7. Assumption and Constraint Log: Are processes for release management of new development from coding and unit testing, to integration testing, to training, and production defined and followed?

  8. Executing Process Group: How do you prevent staff are just doing busywork to pass the time?

  9. Procurement Audit: Are the purchase order forms designed for efficient and simple completion?

  10. Executing Process Group: What is the difference between conceptual, application, and evaluative questions?

 
Step-by-step and complete Software Requirements Management Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Software Requirements Management project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Software Requirements Management project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Software Requirements Management project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Software Requirements Management project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan


3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log


4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Software Requirements Management project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance


5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Software Requirements Management project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Software Requirements Management project with this in-depth Software Requirements Management Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Software Requirements Management projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Software Requirements Management and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Software Requirements Management investments work better.

This Software Requirements Management All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.

 

Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.