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ReqIF – Implementor Forum

Term

2011 - 2014

Mission

Requirements Management has been established to ensure seamless specifications along the product creation process. In order to manage complex specification processes and requirements dependencies companies introduced requirements management systems. As only vendor specific requirements exchange formats and methods exist so far, a proper requirements exchange between partners using different tools was not supported.

In order to address this issue, the project group "Simulation and Tools" of the HIS
 (Hersteller Initiative Software) specified the generic „Requirement Interchange Format (RIF)“.

In summer 2008 the ProSTEP iViP association initiated the project group IntRIF in order to increase the acceptance and application of RIF by transferring the recommendation into an international standard. With the successful standardization in April 2011 OMG ReqIF 1.0.1 has been published as the official successor of RIF.

The goal of the ReqIF implementor forum is to ensure interoperability between different ReqIF-based implementations.
For this the following work packages will be jointly addressed.

  • Definition of system attribute conventions
  • Definition of  test scenarios
  • Creation of reference test data
  • Facilitating of interoperability tests


In order to provide feedback to the evolution of ReqIF based on the lessons learned in the implementor forum, some of the project partners are also part of the OMG ReqIF Revision Task Force.

References

Document Title Short Description Version Release Language Doc-Type Filesize Members only to shopping cart
ReqIF OMG ReqIF - Final Adopted Specification of the Requirements Interchange Format 1.1 October 2013  0,56 MB  
Implementation Guideline ReqIF Implementation Guideline for ReqIF 1.4 July 2013  0,31 MBmembersonly 90 €
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Chairman

Dr. Martin Kuhlemann

Daimler AG

ProSTEP iViP Contact

Bertil Muth

HOOD GmbH

Bertil.Muth@HOOD-Group.com

Tel.: +49 89 4512530

Project Partner

Atego Systems GmbH
BMW AG
Continental Automotive GmbH
Daimler AG
dSPACE GmbH
enso managers GmbH
Formal Mind GmbH
HOOD GmbH
IBM United Kingdom Ltd.
Parametric Technology GmbH
PROSTEP AG
REQUISIS GmbH
S.C. Innovative Baseline SRL
Siemens AG
ZF Friedrichshafen AG