traceability analysis

What is traceability analysis?

traceability analysis meaning (IEEE) The tracing of (1) Software Requirements Specifications requirements to system requirements in concept documentation, (2) software design descriptions to software requirements specifications and software requirements specifications to software design descriptions, (3) source code to corresponding design specifications and design specifications to source code. Analyze identified relationships for correctness, consistency, completeness, and accuracy. See: traceability, traceability matrix.

 

reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)

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