List of Requirements Management Tools

by Andreas Birk and Gerald Heller

Looking for a tool that can support your requirements practices? The following lists might help you finding one.

This March 2019 version of our requirements management (RM) tools list contains many updates. It shows that the requirements tool market is currently in a huge transition and transformation phase. For details check out the notes at the end of this page.

First: How does the updated RM tools list look like? The total list contains 78 tools, categorized into important RM-related categories (e.g., requirements definition, requirements management, agile), supplied with latest version info where available, and provided with web links to tools and vendors pages.

Due to the large number of tools, we have also compiled a list of 13 selected tools we regard particularly noteworthy based on indications of market share or market presence. When you want to collect a longlist for your tool evaluation, you might start browsing through this selected tools list.

Below, you first find the list of selected tools. It is followed by the complete list of tools.

What is an RM tool? This simple question is not too easy to answer. For discussions of important characteristics of RM tools you might want to look up these blog posts: RM Tools – what are they anyway? and What Software Tools Support Requirements Management? Readers interested in other tools lists can consult a related blog post that summarizes the results of our research on additional requirements tools lists. It addresses specifically RM tools, UI mockup / wireframing tools, ideation tools, modeling tools, and agile tools.

The list of RM tools contains additions proposed by readers. So, if you have comments or like to suggest additional tools, we will be glad to hear from you (send feedback). Many thanks to those readers who have pointed us to changes and updates on the listed tools.

For an overview of the latest updates, for selection criteria, a legend of the annotations, change history, and additional information, please refer to the notes on the bottom of this page.

Our List of Selected RM Tools

(in alphabetical order)

ALM Enterprise / Quality Center Enterprise (14.01) by Micro Focus
Scope: RM, Testing, Project Management, Issue Management

CA Agile Central (2018.1) by CA Technologies
Scope: RM, Agile

codeBeamer Requirements Management (9.3) by Intland Software GmbH
Scope: RM

Dimensions RM (12.6) by Micro Focus
Scope: RM

HelixRM (Februar 2019) by Perforce
Scope: RM

IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation (6.0.6) by IBM
Scope: RM

Integrity Lifecycle Manager (12.1) by PTC Integrity
Scope: RM, Testing

Jama Connect (8.34) by Jama Software
Scope: RM, Testing

JIRA Software (8.0) by Atlassian
Scope: Issue Management, Agile, Project Management, RM

Kovair ALM Studio (9.2) by Kovair Software, Inc.
Scope: RM, Testing

objectiF RPM (5.0) by microTool GmbH
Scope: Visual Modeling, RM, Project Management, Agile

Polarion Requirements (18.3) by Siemens
Scope: RM

VersionOne (18.3) by CollabNet VersionOne
Scope: RM, Agile, Product Management

Complete List of RM Tools

(in alphabetical order)

acunote (continuous updates) by Pluron Inc.
Scope: Agile

agosense.fidelia (1.8.12) by agosense GmbH
Scope: RM

Aha! (continuous updates) by Aha! Labs
Scope: RM, Product Management

Aligned Elements (2.4 SP6) by Aligned AG
Scope: RM

ALM Enterprise / Quality Center Enterprise (14.01) by Micro Focus
Scope: RM, Testing, Project Management, Issue Management

ALM Octane (12.60.31) by Micro Focus
Scope: RM, Agile, DevOps, Testing+

Atlas (6.0) by Micro Focus
Scope: RM

Axosoft (18.1) by Axosoft
Scope: RM, agile

Balsamiq Mockups (3.5.17) by Balsamiq
Scope: RD, UI Mockup

Business Optix (7.0) by Business Optix
Scope: Visual Modeling

CA Agile Central (2018.1) by CA Technologies

Caliber (11.5.8) by Micro Focus
Scope: RM, Visual Modeling
Scope: RM, Agile

CaseComplete (13.0) by Serlio Software
Scope: Visual Modeling, RM, UI Mockup

codeBeamer Requirements Management (9.3) by Intland Software GmbH
Scope: RM

Cognition Cockpit (9.1) by Cognition Corporation
Scope: RM, Product Management, Testing, Project Management

CORE (9.0) by Vitech Corporation
Scope: RM

Cradle (7.4) by 3SL
Scope: RM, Project Management, Visual Modeling

Devsuite (was DevSpec) (10.1) by TechExcel
Scope: RM

Dimensions RM (12.6) by Micro Focus
Scope: RM

ENOVIA 3DEXPERIENCE (R2019x) by Dassault Systèmes
Scope: RM

Enterprise Architect (14.1) by Sparx Systems
Scope: Visual Modeling, RM

HelixRM (Februar 2019) by Perforce (was Seapine Software, Inc.)
Scope: RM

IBM Rational DOORS (9.6.1) by IBM
Scope: RM

IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation (6.0.6) by IBM
Scope: RM

innoslate (4.1.1.3) by SPEC Innovations
Scope: RM

Innovator for Business Analysts (13.3) by MID GmbH
Scope: Visual Modeling, RM

in-STEP BLUE (6.3) by microTool GmbH
Scope: Project Management, RM, Testing

Integrity Lifecycle Manager (12.1) by PTC Integrity
Scope: RM, Testing

iRise (11.5) by iRise
Scope: RM, UI Mockup, agile

Jama Connect (8.34) by Jama Software
Scope: RM, Testing

JIRA Software (8.0) by Atlassian
Scope: Issue Management, Agile, Project Management, RM

Kanban Flow (version info not available) by CodeKick AB
Scope: Agile

Kanban Tool (continuous updates) by Shore Labs
Scope: Agile

kanbanize (continuous updates) by kanbanize
Scope: Agile, RM

Kovair ALM Studio (9.2) by Kovair Software, Inc.
Scope: RM, Testing

LeanKit by Planview (was LeanKit) (continuous updates) by Planview, Inc.
Scope: Agile

MagicDraw (19.0 LTR SP1s) by No Magic Inc.
Scope: Visual Modeling

Modelio Analyst (3.8) by Modeliosoft
Scope: Visual Modeling, RM

Modern Requirements4DevOps (was Modern Requirements4TFS) (v2019) by eDev Technologies
Scope: RM, RD, Visual Modeling

objectiF RM (6.0) by microTool GmbH
Scope: Visual Modeling, RM

objectiF RPM (5.0) by microTool GmbH
Scope: Visual Modeling, RM, Project Management, Agile

OneDesk Product Management (version info not available) by OneDesk Inc
Scope: RD, RM, Product Management

OpenProject (8.2.1) by OpenProject GmbH
Scope: Agile

PivotalTracker (continuous updates) by PivotalLabs
Scope: Agile

Polarion Requirements (18.3) by Siemens
Scope: RM

PREEvision (9.0 SP3) by Vektor Informatik GmbH
Scope: RM

Psoda (7.05 – continuous updates) by Psoda
Scope: RM

R4J – Requirements Management for JIRA (3.5.4-1) by ease solutions Pte Ltd
Scope: RM

RaQuest (4.4) by SparxSystems Japan Co., Ltd
Scope: RM

Raven (version info not available) by Ravenflow
Scope: RM

RDD-100 (version info not available) by Holagent Corporation
Scope: RM

ReqEdit (2.15) by REQTEAM GmbH
Scope: RM

ReqSuite RM (2.8) by OSSENO Software GmbH
Scope: RD, RM

ReQtest (continuous updates) by ReQtest AB
Scope: RM, agile

RequirementONE (version info not available) by RequirementOne Inc.
Scope: RM

ReqView (2.5.2) by eccam s.r.o.
Scope: RM

Rhythm (6.0) by Micro Focus
Scope: Agile, RM

RMsis (1.8.9.4) by Optimizory Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Scope: RM

Scrumwise (continuous updates) by Scrumwise
Scope: Agile

ScrumWorks Pro (6.5) by CollabNet, Inc.
Scope: Agile

SOX2 RM (version info not available) by Engineers Consulting GmbH
Scope: RM

Specification Wizard (version info not available) by MeetAdd
Scope: RM

SpiraTeam (5.4) by Inflectra
Scope: RM, Project Management, Test

Storyteller (was Blueprint) (9.1) by Blueprint Software Systems, Inc.
Scope: RD, RM, UI Mockup, Visual Modeling

SwiftKanban (6.3) by Digité Inc.
Scope: Agile

Targetprocess (3.13.3) by Targetprocess Inc.
Scope: Agile

Teamcenter (12) by Siemens
Scope: RM

TopTeam Visual Use Case (version info not available) by TechnoSolutions
Scope: Visual Modeling

TraceCloud (version info not available) by TraceCloud
Scope: RM, Agile

TREND/Analyst (9.0.4) by GEBIT Solutions GmbH
Scope: RM, Visual Modeling

Tuleap Enterprise (10.11) by enalean
Scope: RM, Agile

VersionOne (18.3) by CollabNet VersionOne
Scope: RM, Agile, Product Management

Visual Paradigm (15.2) by Visual Paradigm International
Scope: Visual Modeling, agile

Visual Trace Spec (was CASE Spec) (version info not available) by Goda Software
Scope: RM, Test

Visure requirements (4.9.1) by Visure Solutions, Inc.
Scope: RD, RM, Issue Management, Testing

Workspace.com (continuous updates) by Workspace.com
Scope: RM, Test

Yodiz (continuous updates) by Yodiz
Scope: Agile

Yonix (continuous updates) by Yonix Ltd.
Scope: RM

Legend

The structure of the tool description follows the pattern: <Tool Name> (<Latest Version>) by <Supplier Company> Scope: <List of Scope Keywords>.

The list is sorted in alphabetical order by product name. Some companies prefer to use company or brand names as an integral parts of product names. We have taken this into account.

The scope keywords are:

Agile: The tool provides specific artifacts and workflow support for requirements practices in agile development.

Issue Management: The tool provides specific support for issue, request, or defect management.

Product Management: The tool provides specific features for product management, such as portfolio management and release management.

Project Management: The tool provides specific support for project management.

RD: Requirements Development, also denoted Requirements Definition; the tool provides specific functionality supporting the early stage of the requirements lifecycle.

RM: Requirements Management; the tool provides the core functionality for record-based management of requirements, and sometimes also document-based RM.

Testing: The tool provides specific support for artifacts and processes of testing, especially in combination with RM (e.g., requirements-based testing).

UI Mockup: The tool provides specific support for prototyping or developing graphical user interfaces.

Visual Modeling: The tool provides specific functionality for graphical models, such as UML, BPMN, or SysML models, or for hand-drawn sketches.

Updates of March 2019 Version of RM Tools List

This March 2019 version of our RM tools list has been updated:

  • All tools have been checked for availability and up-to-date web links to tool and vendor pages
  • Many tool entries have been changed (e.g., name changes, new product bundles), several obviously outdated ones have been deleted
  • All tools have supplied with up-to-date version information (where available) and assigned to the relevant tool categories (e.g., RD, RM, Agile)
  • The list of selected tools has been reduced from 14 to 13 entries.

Renamed / Rebranded:

Again, several tools were renamed or rebranded. For instance, the company Jama software had just one requirement management product in the past. Now they have an additional data analytics product. Therefore, the previous “Jama” RM product was renamed to “Jama Connect”. All name changes are marked in the list by adding the former name in parentheses, for example: “Storyteller (was Blueprint)”.

Removed:

We have again removed several tools for the following reasons: (a) the tool has been discontinued, (b) it has turned out that the tool does not show sufficient functionality for requirements definition or management, or (c) the tool’s product or vendor websites have not received any substantial updates for more than two years.

  • Accompa
  • Agile Manager
  • Agilo
  • Envision VIP
  • Focal Point
  • jUCMNav
  • Mingle
  • MooD Platform
  • ProR (Eclipse RMF/ProR)
  • ReMa
  • ReqPOOL Requirements Manager
  • RMTrak
  • Rommana ALM
  • TopTeam Analyst