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– Purpose of Requirement Traceability Matrix

1 – Purpose of Requirement Traceability Matrix

Requirement traceability matrix help the project to do everything to complete the requirement within the aspire duration. This is step by step process which help us to identify the requirements and the products that are required to be tasted successfully. It makes very convenient to determine project timeline and direction.

It will support the identification of complete list of requirement in a project. It will also help to validate that there is courage of all the requirements throughout project’s lifetime.

The RTM will reflect the requirement of courage in terms of the number of cases, design status and execution status. It will also help to show the UAT status for a specific test case. With this already available information team can easily analyze the changes in requirements and can make the informed product development decision.

It helps team to identify and resolve the problem before they become problem because traceability link artifacts across development lifecycle. It can help to avoid the pressure of an audit and even if team have been audited RTM will make easier for the team to demonstrate that we have been complied the regulation which means we can avoid unnecessary additional expenses.

We can also use it to track requirements from compliance regulation in the compliance matrix.

It will also give us an idea to understand what we need to develop and test before work has been completed.


Advantages of RTM –

Modification is easier and more effective – It is very obvious in a project to undergo modification at some point, RTM will help us to trace these shift and how it will impact on every phase of the project.

Documentation – A traceability matrix can help in the effort to provide proper documentation for your team, from the test case to wireframes to user stories a traceability matrix allows us to check if the requirement is fully documented.

Defect Handling – It is very important for us to tackle most relevant issues first. A traceability matrix can aid us to filtering defects linked to crucial requirements.




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