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  • The Importance of Updating Your Requirements Traceability Process

    The Importance of Updating Your Requirements Traceability Process

    With product complexity increasing, and consumer demand for more sophisticated technology growing, taking a stronger approach to requirements traceability without further burdening your team may...

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  • Innovation Is Ongoing: Next Gen Product Design Strategies

    Innovation Is Ongoing: Next Gen Product Design Strategies

    For many companies trying to push the edges of what a product can do, simply getting something to market is an enormous effort. Here are some compelling reasons to go next gen.

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  • A Developing Story: Grifols Reduces Medical Device Development by 80 Hours Using Jama Connect

    A Developing Story: Grifols Reduces Medical Device Development by 80 Hours Using Jama Connect

    Grifols increases efficiency and cuts costs by optimizing their requirements and risk management process with Jama Connect.

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  • Building a Business Case — and Proving ROI — when Purchasing Software

    Building a Business Case — and Proving ROI — when Purchasing Software

    Even the most affordable, desperately needed software will have to prove itself to decision-makers and fellow employees — not just once, but many times.

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  • Agile Methodology for Medical Devices

    Agile Methodology for Medical Devices

    The Agile methodology offers medical device developers options that anticipate and prevent the bottlenecking and potential crisis points to which static development models are normally vulnerable.

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  • Answers to Your Questions About Risk Management and FMEA

    Answers to Your Questions About Risk Management and FMEA

    You’ll gain more confidence that your recently-released products avoid recalls, fines, or worse if you perform failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) as part of your risk management.

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  • Requirements Gathering Best Practices for Software Development

    Requirements Gathering Best Practices for Software Development

    Poorly-written requirements can cause a lot of problems in software development, and sometimes the symptoms can be traced back to requirements gathering.

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  • Reducing Medical Device Risk with Usability Testing: The Why, the How, and the Who

    Reducing Medical Device Risk with Usability Testing: The Why, the How, and the Who

    Devices recalled nationwide are typically taken to task for usability issues that could have been prevented with proper usability testing throughout a product’s development lifecycle.

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  • Where’s the Fine Line Between the Product Team and the Engineering Team?

    Where’s the Fine Line Between the Product Team and the Engineering Team?

    In the rush to build a product, it’s important to establish boundaries for each team while also working as a unit, and develop processes to head off trouble before it begins.

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  • Frost & Sullivan Brief: Modern Requirements Management Solutions are Necessary for Highly Regulated Industries

    Frost & Sullivan Brief: Modern Requirements Management Solutions are Necessary for Highly Regulated Industries

    Frost & Sullivan recently released a report on the challenges regulated industries face and how modern requirements management can help.

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  • Why You Need to Make More Time for FMEA

    Why You Need to Make More Time for FMEA

    No one sets out to create a product that’s an abject failure, which is one of the reasons Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) exists

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  • Create a Software Development Product Requirements Document in 8 Steps

    Create a Software Development Product Requirements Document in 8 Steps

    Skipping the requirements doc really isn’t a viable approach. How, then, can you create a good product requirements document with minimal hassle?

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  • What The Beatles Can Teach Us About Collaborative Engineering

    What The Beatles Can Teach Us About Collaborative Engineering

    What better reference point for collaborative engineering than the most famous songwriting duo of all time: The Beatles’ John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

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  • The Rise of Connected Medical Devices and the Importance of Requirements Traceability

    The Rise of Connected Medical Devices and the Importance of Requirements Traceability

    While connected medical devices provide opportunities for instantaneous results and early intervention, they're also more vulnerable to cyberattacks.

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  • Defining and Implementing Requirements Baselines

    Defining and Implementing Requirements Baselines

    Developers often want to freeze software requirements following some initial work and then proceed with development, unencumbered by those pesky changes. This is the classic waterfall paradigm. It...

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  • Happy Pride Month from Jama Software

    Happy Pride Month from Jama Software

    This month, as individuals, organizations, businesses, and allies, we came together to honor, celebrate, and show support for the LGBTQ+ community.

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  • How Long Do Requirements Take?

    How Long Do Requirements Take?

    Business analysts and managers sometimes ask me how long it will take to “do requirements” on their next project.

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  • Jama Software Partners with LHP to Help Automotive Companies Comply with Functional Safety and Cybersecurity Standards

    Jama Software Partners with LHP to Help Automotive Companies Comply with Functional Safety and Cybersecurity Standards

    Product development teams developing automobiles need to comply with functional safety standards like ISO 26262 to ensure compliance.

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  • How a Smarter Risk Management Process Improves Business

    How a Smarter Risk Management Process Improves Business

    Improving your risk management process means safer products. In many cases, it can also give your overall business a boost that impacts efficiency, collaboration, and innovation.

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  • Characteristics of Effective Software Requirements and Software Requirements Specifications (SRS)

    Characteristics of Effective Software Requirements and Software Requirements Specifications (SRS)

    How can you distinguish excellent software requirements and software requirements specifications (SRS) from those with problems?

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