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Introduction to IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Next

Efficiently Manage Requirements with IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Next

Overview - Introduction to IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Next

This course is for new IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Next users. It introduces basic and advanved IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Next concepts and functionality. It includes hands-on exercises that teach users to create, edit, manipulate, and analyze requirements data in IBM Engineering Requirements DOORS Next.


At the end of this class, students will be able to start working with IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Next and use the most important features provided by the solution. This two-day course is the essence of knowledge on the basics of working with Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Next. The training allows participants to start working with the tool in a quick way, allowing them to address the most important needs and expectations related to requirements management in ongoing projects.

Duration: 2 day (16 hours)
Type: Instructor-led Classroom (workshop)
Location: Remote or On-site
Language: English
Audience: This course is for new IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Next users.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.

Outline - Introduction to IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Next

ELM Introduction

ELM Overview and Capabilitites

ELM Features and Traceability


Introduction to DNG

Overview of ERMDN (DNG)

DNG Project areas

Navigating the DNG application

Using a dashboard

Collaboration across the lifecycle

The Engineering solution for ELM

ELM products, applications and capabilities

Lifecycle projects

Collaboration and work items

Project dashboards

Rich hovers and comments

Common planning

Real-time planning

Release and iteration planning

Lifecycle traceability

Traceability relationships


Gaps and managing impact

IBM Engineering reporting

Flow of information

Report results

Essentials of DNG

Basics of IBM Engineering Platform

Navigation in ELM DOORS Next

Artifact Types

Artifact Formats

Changing Artifact Types

Organizing Requirements

Filters and Folders

Modules and Artifacts




Working with sidebars

Predefined Attributes

Modules as Requirement Specifications

Hierarchy in a module

Creating Module

Importing existing documents as modules

Reuse Options

Hierarchy in the base artifacts

Module and Project Area Search

Module templates

Visualization of dependencies

Working with Modules

Adding New Artifacts

Adding Existing Artifacts

Moving Artifacts

Editing Artifacts

Removing and deleting

Working with Rich-Text Artifacts

Move Copy, Edit, Delete Base Artifacts

Glossary Terms

Working with Tables and Pictures

Working with Base Artifacts

Rich-Text artifact templates


Working with Collections

Reuse Options

Importing Artifacts

Exchange via Excel and ReqIF

Establishing Traceability

Linking techniques

Base vs Module Artifact links

Gap Analysis, Traceability Matrix

Linking to other domains (CCM, AM, QM)

Link visualization

Team collaboration




Managing requirements changes


Process customization

Custom Attributes


Roles and Permissions


Configuration Management

Introduction Configuration Management



Change Sets


Configuration comparison


Reporting Options


Export to PDF, WORD, Excel, ReqIF

Report Generation and statistics


Extending product functionallity


Q&A session

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