Spirateam 4.1: requirements management - what to expect

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 6:06:19 PM
Hi,

I have a question on the upcoming release 4.1.
What can I expect from:
- "enhanced requirements management functionality"
- requirement workflow (very likewise to incident workflow?)
and also:
is the target date of mid september valid?

a team of requirement writers is currently doubting on where to start to write the requirements :Jira or Spira.
(I would prefer Spira, but any extra "pro" that <enhanced req. mgmt> would bring, the easier my discussion will be.)

thx
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Thursday, August 8, 2013 4:24:06 AM
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re: FilipBaert on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 6:06:19 PM

Hi Filip

In terms of the requirements management functionality in Spira v4.1, here's what you can expect:

  • Ability to categorize requirements into types (feature, use-case, etc.)
  • Ability to have customized workflows for each requirement type
    • Different fields can be made required, hidden or disabled
    • Customize the flow between statuses
  • Ability to estimate in story points instead of hours
  • Ability to have requirements organized by folder
  • Ability to associate requirements with business components
  • Ability to have use case requirements that have discrete use case steps that will be converted automatically into test case steps when appropriate
  • Additional requirement statuses
  • Ability to requirement status be triggered by changes to the test case coverage

The current date of release is December 12th.

Regards

Adam

Thursday, August 8, 2013 6:04:45 AM
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re: inflectra.adam on Monday, October 21, 2013
thank you very much for the reply.

It looks promising!
Monday, December 16, 2013 11:55:31 AM
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re: inflectra.adam on Monday, October 21, 2013
Hi Adam

Is v4.1 now available?

Are all these listed features now supported?

Cheers
Andy

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 1:52:48 PM
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re: Andy.Smith on Monday, December 16, 2013
Not yet, looking like start of January for the release of v4.1.
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