River North Requirements Management Accelerator Products


River North has developed a number of products that integrate and accelerate the use and adoption of the IBM Rational DOORS requirements management tool, and the Rational Publishing Engine document publishing tool. Together, the River North accelerators and Rational solutions represent a significant increased capability for managing requirements and the publishing of information in DOORS.

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    ArrangeMeTM

  • Automates data manipulation in DOORS
    • Set attribute values based upon user-defined patterns
    • Move data from object text in one object to attributes in other objects
  • Flexible user defined rule-based UI
  • Large nuclear energy customer reduced input/manipulation of thousands of documents from average of 3 weeks to 2 hours for each document

    Ambiguous Words DetectorTM

  • Displays unresolved ambiguous words "To Do" list
  • Ambiguous words search list contained in DOORS module, enabling:
    • Enterprise scope
    • Simplified search list modifications - no code changes required
  • Detects multiple instances of ambiguous word in each requirement
  • Avoids false detections (e.g. "might" in "mightily")

    Metrics Dashboard

  • Metrics captured:
    • Requirement Growth
    • Requirement Gaps
    • Requirement Orphans
    • Requirement Volatility
  • Graphical display of metrics published to website
  • Automated snapshots of data taken at user-defined intervals
  • Unattended operation
  • Windows installer

    ChangeTrackerTM

  • Displays rich text markup of revisions between baselines or current version to baselines
  • Easily publishable

    Allocated Requirements ToolTM = Requirement Reuse

  • Allocates one 'master' requirement to one or more 'slave' locations - respects rich text and OLE objects
  • Updates slave requirements automatically
    • When module opens
    • When requirement is designated as 'Allocated'
  • Prompts user to confirm overwriting of existing requirement text when creating Allocated Requirement
  • Prohibits modifying Allocated Requirement (slaves)
  • Allows for manually updating all module Allocated Requirements (slaves)

    Report Generation

    • ExportMeTM

      • Single-click document publishing from DOORS using RPE

    • IndexCreatorTM

      • Automated requirements index creator
      • Lists page in exported DOORS document on which each requirement can be found
      • Important because requirements do not appear sequentially in exported document

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