Project Management/Development/Requirements Tools

In the past as a project manager, I  came across various tools to management the never-ending lists of requirements. The following tools specialize in different key areas:

  • Requirements Gathering
  • Protopying of Products
  • Reporting
  • Use Case Modeling
  • Managing Actors & Resources
  • Collaborative Work Among Stakeholders

While Microsoft Project is best for timelines and allotting resources, its a major hassle getting it fine-grained as some of these tools. Also, it does not possess some of these major functions.

I bring this up because with all the major stakeholders and moving pieces in the auctions project, and because of the unique way that it has to be project-managed, we need more order in managing various resources and artifacts.

The tools are as follows:

Check out the WikiPage for “Comparison of project management software” for a more comprehensive list of software.

While working at artnet, I’ve come across various tools to management our never-ending lists requirements. The following tools specialize in different key areas:

Requirements Gathering

Protopying of Products

Reporting

Use Case Modeling

Managing Actors & Resources

Collaborative Work Among Stakeholders

While Microsoft Project is best for timelines and alloting resources, its a major hassle getting it fine-grained as some of these tools. Also, it does not possess some of these major functionalities.

I bring this up because with all the major stakeholders and moving pieces in the auctions project, and because of the unique way that it has to be project-managed, we need more order in managing various resources and artifacts.

The tools are as follows. I have to reassess the following again, as it’s been sometime. Feedback is welcomed from all, of course.

http://www.gatherspace.com/
http://www.acceptsoftware.com/products/accept_360/index.html
http://www.sparxsystems.com.au/platforms/requirements_management.html
http://www.artifactsoftware.com/index.html
http://sourceforge.net/projects/truc/
http://xuse.sourceforge.net/
http://www.irise.com/products/
http://www.lucidmodels.com/
http://www.speedev.com/index.htm
http://www.technosolutions.com/topteam_use_case.html