EGRET: A Collaborative Tool for Distributed Requirements Management

It is now widely believed that to reduce “friction” between stakeholders, collaboration needs to be a central aspect of software lifecycle tools. We feel this is particularly true for the collaboration-intensive phase of requirements management. Keeping today’s distributed teams in mind, we have prototyped an Eclipse-based collaborative requirements tool called EGRET. This report provides the context in which EGRET has been developed, presents a detailed tool overview, and also discusses our plans for piloting EGRET. We conclude with a summary of related work, and directions for future research.

By: Bikram Sengupta, Vibha S Sinha, Satish Chandra

Published in: RI06001 in 2006


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