Streamline the requirements authoring process and create detailed quality management reports in seconds (not hours)
Automate the tedious, error-prone tasks of reviewing for best practices and industry standards so teams can focus on ensuring the right requirements are included and complete
Avoid costly rework by identifying critical errors in the requirements stage before they manifest in later stages of development
QVscribe harnesses Natural Language Processing to proactively check for compliance of the best requirements analysis tactics identified by associations such as INCOSE and leading industry experts. Automated requirements analysis throughout the authoring process empowers engineering teams to build faster by identifying errors where they are matter most and cost the least to fix - in the requirements.
QVscribe is a pragmatic solution that can drive requirements quality improvement.
- Yoga Jeppu, Engineer, Honeywell Technology Solutions
Authoring & Structural Conformance
Jumpstart the authoring of your requirements with fill-in-the-blank templates that are pre-configured to follow the Easy Approach to Requirements Syntax (EARS).
Whether your requirement is ubiquitous, state-driven, event-driven, an optional feature, or an unwanted behaviour – you can choose amongst a subset of patterns that structure your requirement to be simple, clear, and a dream to work with.
Learn why you should be using EARS and how to get started now!Get the EARS Guide
Your assistant for rapidly authoring requirements that are compliant with best practices and industry standards. Authoring requirements with QVscribe empowers teams with a foundation for positive & on-time project development.
Some rules are made to be broken – but it's essential you know when they are. QVscribe warns you of common quality issues that may be intentional without impacting the requirement's score – giving you the flexibility to determine which requirements genuinely need attention.
Unit & Term Consistency
Did you know?
According to NASA, the cost to fix errors rises exponentially with each successive phase of the project life-cycle, resulting in up to a 1,000 cost premium for addressing requirement errors at the operations stage. JM Stecklein, Error Cost Escalation Through the Project Life Cycle, NASA, 2004
Requirements Similarity Analysis
Eliminate Redundant and Contradictory Requirements.
Ensuring that no two requirements are redundant or contradictory used to entail significant manual effort and cross-checking. Now, QVscribe automatically analyzes each requirement against all others to assess similarity — helping you spot requirements that either need to be updated or deleted.
Enterprise & Team Configurations
Enterprise teams require the very best tools available, and with every new release, QVscribe delivers new capabilities that enhance collaboration and management throughout the requirements engineering process.
Centralized Analysis Configurations
Did you know?
The Project Management Institute’s 2014 Pulse of the Profession found that only 47% of organizations have a formal process to validate requirements, and that 51% of At a Glance Requirement Analysis project dollars are wasted due to poor requirements.
PMI - Pulse of the Profession, Project Management Institute, 2014
At a Glance
Natural Language Processing of requirements for quality and consistency analyses.
Quality Indicators & Warnings
- Negative Imperatives
- Optional Words
- Vague Language
- Universal Quantifiers
Terminology & Unit Consistency Analysis
Detection, enumeration, and classification of all measurement units and noun phrases to help verify their correct use and location in the requirements.
Requirements Similarity Analysis
Assessment of requirements similarity to assist in eliminating redundant or contradictory requirements.
Configurable Analysis Reports
Configurable PDF report generation, ready for sharing and printing. Reports can include a full quality analysis, document summary, unit consistency results, analysis configurations, and recommendations.
Enterprise & Team Customizations
Centrally managed group-specific analysis configurations and trigger words for consistent requirements reviews across teams.
Export requirements from Word documents into CSV formats compatible with management software.
Generate Your Report
Export your analysis to a configurable PDF report. Or your favourite requirement management tool.
Newest Capabilities in QVscribe 2.10
- Easy Approach to Requirements Syntax (EARS) Templating
- INCOSE Guidelines compliance detection
- Passive voice detection
- Incomplete sentence detection
- Requirements authoring capabilities
- On-screen quality analysis & best practices tips
QVscribe is seamlessly integrated into the following requirements management tools.
Quality analysis integrated right into your current Excel workflow.
All plans include dedicated customer support and account management.
For individuals using either Microsoft Word or Excel
For individuals who use both Microsoft Word and Excel
For teams requiring shared analysis configurations
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