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Requirement management most of the times play a crucial role within distributed software and systems development project in
offering it ultimate success. To have an optimal and efficient management of requirements, a completely functional requirement
management tool is imperative today. However there are two essential aspects of requirement management . They are:-

            Reusability
            Collaboration

Collaboration forms the basic foundation for working together for knowledge and information sharing that helps in finishing
tasks. In case of the recent software development practices, it is said that collaboration amidst various roles and teams working
all through the geographic locations has become very important. All through the various stages of software development
lifecycle, the requirements management phase occupies greater significance and collaboration. This is pertaining to the fact that
numerous distributed stakeholders are required to create, review and approve of requirements.

Eminent service providers of ALM integration tools today have introduced innovative requirement management tools that offer
a rich and configurable, global environment for acquiring a suite of requirements, that collaborate on their development and
trace deployment back to the specs. The project objectives and deliverables are shared by diverse group members that include
analysts, customers, software architects and designers to collaborate on how to manage the requirements locally or globally.

The new age requirements management software tools have numerous flavors i.e. standard, proprietary methodologies or
processes. All the features are essential for efficient and effortless requirements management that can be accessed with the
help of a highly user-friendly interface. The tools through its rich implementation of requirements gathering, management,
parsing, base lining, traceability and intelligent reporting through a process oriented methodology helps project teams to
efficiently map and manage requirements. Other features lead to:-

            More effective telecommuting
            Better management and control of offshore projects
            Better collaboration with different internal functional groups
            Better collaboration with service partners

This apart, there are certain benefits of requirement management tools, such as:-
          Helps in capturing the customers voice
          Prioritizes and evaluates requirement for releases
          Maximized productivity
          Offers improved quality, that translates to no more re-do
          Improved team collaboration and communication
          Incorporating with other tools
          Helps to upgrade to a complete ALM solution
          Helps to automatically manage regulatory compliance

Furthermore, innovative requirement management tools make sure that every software developer is working from one
playbook, regardless of where they are situated. It also ensures that there are no expensive last minute surprises, whether it is
in the form of project being developed next door office or by an offshore partner located miles away. This results in best quality
application that matches with the user requirement and complies with every external and internal requirement.


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Description: Requirement management most of the times play a crucial role within distributed software and systems development project in offering it ultimate success. To have an optimal and efficient management of requirements, a completely functional requirement management tool is imperative today. However there are two essential aspects of requirement management.