When These Problems Arise, It's Time for a New Solution

Many companies continue to manage requirements with Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, and Outlook. Others are using single-purpose issue tracking tools, such as Jira, to define requirements — a function it wasn’t designed to serve.

Small teams may be able to get away with this for a while. But as teams grow or project complexities increase, communication issues and inefficiencies arise. Soon there are missed deadlines, blown budgets, poor quality, unmet customer expectations, lost reputations, and low morale.

A requirements management (RM) solution that adapts to your growing needs can help you avoid these potential project roadblocks. And linking an enterprise-grade RM solution to Jira or a similar issue tracker gives you better coverage and visibility of your development lifecycle.

How do you know when it’s time to upgrade to a modern RM solution? From our experience, project managers and development teams share ten common signs that they’ve outgrown their requirements management tool.

Download this white paper to learn what they are.