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RAT - Requirements Authoring Tool 14.1

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Requirements Authoring Tool (RAT) is an assistant helping authors during the demanding process of authoring requirements. It is also the perfect assistant for System Engineers or Business Analysts while they are writing their requirements. RAT uses a set of agreed upon patterns and leads you, step by step, suggesting the next term of your requirement always ensuring the right grammar.

Once a pattern has been selected, RAT shows its structure and an example of use. The author only has to select the right terms, with the right semantics, thus ensuring that the right grammar has been followed, and that the proper information has been provided (including all the needed details).

RAT implements an IntelliSense way of writing. This technique, as experienced within the well-known © Microsoft Visual Studio, provides an accurate way of creating requirements while writing is also speeded up.

 Quality "on the fly"

All the quality information currently reported by RQA is also generated, «on the fly»  by RAT, thus reducing even more the time needed for V&V, peer-review, double checking…  In other words, «Right the first time».
Among other metrics, the quality information reported by RAT includes the detection of inconsistences, coupling requirements, ambiguous requirements, non-atomic requirements, use of the wrong verb tense, mode or voice, consistent use of measurement units…

Business information

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  • + Functional details

    - Quality correctness on the fly

    - Consistency analysis on the fly

    - Use of a pattern to ensure the right grammar of the requirements

  • + Competitive advantage

    - Reduce costs - Increase quality

  • + Industries

    Computer Services Industry
       Prepackaged Software

  • + Solution areas

    Cross industry

  • + Customer size

    Small Business (50 to 99 employees)
    Midmarket Business (100 to 499 employees)
    Midmarket Business (500 to 1000 employees)
    Large Business (greater than 1000 employees)

  • + Languages supported

    Spanish; Castilian

  • + Countries/regions available for distribution

Technical information

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  • + Hardware/OS platforms

    Windows Server 2008 (inclusive)
       IBM BladeCenter HSxx (Intel processor-based)

  • + Services


Date last modified:    Nov 24, 2014


Contact information

José M. Fuentes


The REUSE Company
Calle Margarita Salas, 16 2º-A
Parque Tecnológico Legatec
Leganés, Madrid 28919

+34 91 2172596

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