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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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  • Avoid Product Recall and Failure with Better Requirements and Risk Management

    Avoid Product Recall and Failure with Better Requirements and Risk Management

    Developing complex systems and products requires teams to have the ability to effectively define and track requirements, adhere to safety-critical regulations, collaborate and communicate...

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  • The Best and Worst Ways to Create a Product Specification

    The Best and Worst Ways to Create a Product Specification

    One of the biggest challenges product development teams face is simply how to decide what product to build.

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  • Gain Confidence in Your Risk Management Process with Jama Connect

    Gain Confidence in Your Risk Management Process with Jama Connect

    Earlier this year, we introduced Jama Connect™ Risk Management Center for medical device developers, and now we’re excited to announce that we’re opening it up to all our customers working within...

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  • Frost & Sullivan: Jama Connect Improves Risk Management Amid Growing Product Complexity

    Frost & Sullivan: Jama Connect Improves Risk Management Amid Growing Product Complexity

    Prominent research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan recently observed the product development landscape and its relationship to risk. The output is a recently-released brief, “Safeguarding...

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  • How to Balance Quality, Cost, and Schedule in Product Development 

    How to Balance Quality, Cost, and Schedule in Product Development 

    Requirements as a part of a product development lifecycle play a very important role in attempting to reduce or at least mitigate the tensions between quality, schedule, cost in product development.

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  • Four Best Practices for Requirements Traceability

    Four Best Practices for Requirements Traceability

    Adopting these four best practices around modern requirements management and requirements traceability will help your team ensure product quality, decrease time-to-market, and achieve regulatory...

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  • Build and Manage Safety-Critical Avionics Systems with Jama Connect and AFuzion

    Build and Manage Safety-Critical Avionics Systems with Jama Connect and AFuzion

    To help Jama’s avionics customers develop safe, quality products on expedited timelines, we’ve teamed up with the safety-critical experts at AFuzion.

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  • Three Reasons You Need a Requirements Management Solution

    Three Reasons You Need a Requirements Management Solution

    Products are getting smarter, and development teams need intuitive, powerful requirements management solutions to manage that rising complexity.

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  • 5 Ways Jama Connect Makes Traceability Easy

    5 Ways Jama Connect Makes Traceability Easy

    Managing complex requirements necessitates that information be accessible to all team members at all times. Here's how Jama Connect makes that easy.

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  • Why Word and Excel Aren’t Enough for Managing Complex Requirements

    Why Word and Excel Aren’t Enough for Managing Complex Requirements

    Many teams are still using Word and Excel to manage requirements for very complex products. This means they’re missing real-time collaboration and insights, end-to-end traceability, and...

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  • Why Your Rollout Strategy Must Put People First

    Why Your Rollout Strategy Must Put People First

    In order complete a successful deployment and realize the full ROI of your software solution, you need a rollout plan that puts people first.

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  • A Developing Story: Elucent Medical Began Developing Surgical Tools with Jama Connect™ in Less Than a Week

    A Developing Story: Elucent Medical Began Developing Surgical Tools with Jama Connect™ in Less Than a Week

    "The biggest benefit for us is the efficiency in completing and gaining agreement on requirements and testing procedures."

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  • What Can Development Teams Learn from Conway’s Law?

    What Can Development Teams Learn from Conway’s Law?

    In 1967, computer scientist and programmer Melvin Conway put forward the idea that a system will tend to reflect the structure of the organization that designed it. Conway's law has shaped...

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