Writing Perfect Requirements with Real-Time help from RAT – Authoring Tools

As requirements represent one of the major causes of failures in systems engineering projects, it is of the utmost importance to embrace tools & techniques that help identify defects introduced in the earliest stages of requirements engineering.

During this course, you will learn how to write high-quality requirements with real-time help from RAT – Authoring Tools.

Upcoming course

Where: Online
Price: 400€ (excluding VAT)

Goals of the course

  • Brief review of the common quality rules for individual requirements
  • The RAT Connectors : Access requirements information from various requirements management tools
  • Analysis of correctness report from RQA – Quality Studio
  • Analysis of the authoring pattern groups available
  • Writing requirements and analyze their quality while writing them
  • RAT for collaborative tasks
  • Best practices, checklists, rules at the author’s fingertips
  • The concept of “Get it right the first time.”
  • Focusing on requirements quality from the beginning reduces rework and subsequent costs


The attendees will use the latest version of RAT – Authoring Tools so that they can write perfect requirements for a provided specification and receive real-time help from the tool.

Pre-Requirements / Who should attend

    • Authors of Requirements
    • Project Managers
    • Quality Managers
    • Requirements Engineers in general
    • Systems Engineers in general


  1. Requirements quality guidelines
  2. Connection screen and the connection to external requirements management tools
  3. RAT as a Plug-in
  4. The Authoring Screen in RAT (New, edit or delete requirements)
  5. Consistency and Completeness with RAT
  6. Checking requirements quality (correctness) with RAT
  7. Authoring with metrics and pattern groups / patterns (automatic term suggestion based on textual patterns)
  8. Checking for similar requirements (Overlapping)
  9. Collaboration mechanisms in RAT
  10. RAT on top of MBSE tools: Example RAT for Capella


      Duration: 1/2 day

      Timetable: from 9am to 1pm (a coffee break)


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