Dramatically improve the clarity of project requirements

IBM Engineering Requirements Quality Assistant (RQA) can improve your requirements process by:

  • Reducing the cost of defects
  • Reducing the cost of manual reviews 
  • Using the INCOSE Guide for Writing Requirements to help train junior engineers
  • Speeding time to market by catching requirements errors early in the engineering process 
  • Leveraging Watson natural language processing to assess your requirements for quality

Demo: Using AI to write better requirements

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Requirements Quality Assistant key benefits

Reduce errors

Poorly written requirements account for more than half of all engineering errors.

Reduce costs

The cost of correcting errors increases exponentially as a project progresses. Decrease product development costs and delays by catching errors early and reducing rework.

Strengthen requirements

By using Watson AI and the INCOSE Guide for Writing Requirements, content that needs correction is highlighted to reduce ambiguity.

Improve stakeholder satisfaction

An early emphasis on writing clear requirements can lead to better communication across teams.

Improve productivity

No one likes to rewrite requirements. Get it right the first time and keep the team focused on critical projects.

Improve test plan clarity

Writing clear requirements helps jump-start testing and reduce churn.

Features of IBM Engineering Requirements Quality Assistant

  • 11 Quality Scores covering more than 80% of the INCOSE Guide for Writing Requirements
  • Machine-learned model becomes smarter over time
  • RQA is an add-on to DOORS and DOORS Next that speeds time to value
  • Quality scoring is configurable to suit your needs
  • Pre-trained model to immediately help improve productivity in writing good requirements
  • Flexible deployment models available as a client managed solution in network or provided through the ease of SaaS

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RQA for DOORS Next Authorized User

Use this edition with IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Next. Each authorized user is allocated 10,000 requirement checks per month, shared across subscribed users.

RQA For DOORS Authorized User

Use this edition with IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS. Each authorized user is allocated 10,000 requirement checks per month, shared across subscribed users.

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