Requirements Traceability Matrix: Definition & Example


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What form does the requirements traceability matrix take?

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1. Which of the following statements is true of a requirements traceability matrix?

2. Which of the following is not a purpose of linking requirements to business needs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are a variety of reasons why a business might want to use a requirements traceability matrix (RTM), and this quiz will help you determine what you know about RTMs. Answer questions on concepts such as the physical form of an RTM and a characteristic of how it's created, among others.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These areas of study will be considered on the quiz/worksheet:

  • What is and is not a reason for linking requirements to business needs
  • Something that's not very common to include in an RTM
  • Description of an RTM layout

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the objectives of linking requirements to business needs in an RTM and the way an RTM is constructed
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the form an RTM takes when it's made
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define the basic layout of an RTM

Additional Learning

To learn more about the applications of this business tool, you can look over the lesson titled Requirements Traceability Matrix: Definition & Example. We've listed these topics to keep you on track:

  • Value that's added to a project with an RTM
  • Outline of the requirements to produce deliverables
  • Documentation of the progress in a project team