Do you have any recommendations concerning the integration of ReqIF Studio with testing tools?
I recently completed a project where I used ReqIF Studio, but did not have access to a testing tool that directly integrated with Studio, so just I used Studio as is.
There were five layers:
– business rules
– test plan
– test procedures
– test data
While the first two are what I expected to use Studio for, I wanted to have complete traceability so I incorporated the three test layers in Studio as well, using links to map between adjacent layers, and Deduct to ensure consistency and completeness.
Despite not being designed for testing, Studio turned out to a remarkably good fit for the test layers. The result was far superior to approaches we have used previously. In this context I am referring to test cases that are run manually, not automated testing.
Are there better ways to do this? (following the ReqIF Studio philosophy of low cost and complexity).