From Software Requirement to Test Requirement to Test Condition: An Automated Approach

In automated development tool suites such as Rational Enterprise Suite, requirements management tools are used to specify a number of different types of software requirements. Automated test tool suites such as Rational Suite TestStudio 1.0/1.5 offer the test engineer the ability to work with software requirements entered via Rational RequisitePro and to translate them into test requirements for the design and construction of automated test scripts.

Rational's development/test tool suites are designed around an internal process—Rational Unified Process. RUP describes several general software requirement types (20):

Functional Requirement— defines the input ...

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