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Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM)

Requirements Traceability Matrix is a document that traces and identifies user's requirements with test cases. RTM captures all the requirements proposed by a client and requirement traceability in...


Requirements Traceability Matrix is a document that traces and identifies user's requirements with test cases. RTM captures all the requirements proposed by a client and requirement traceability in one form. With the help of the Requirements Traceability Matrix, you are showing the relationship between requirements and other artifacts. RTM is used to prove that all the requirements have been fulfilled. In most cases, it documents issues, test results, tests, and client's demands. Now, let's break down this term even more and explain its purpose!

WHAT DOES THE REQUIREMENT TRACEABILITY MATRIX INCLUDE?

RTM includes several things:

* REQUIREMENT ID: each requirement needs to have a unique ID, which

you can later decompress into smaller pieces. * SHORT DESCRIPTION: write a brief description of a requirement, be concise, and use a title to describe it. * PROJECT OBJECTIVES AND BUSINESS NEEDS: again, you need to be short, describe business needs and add a couple of project objectives. ...