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Does anyone out there know a good resource that describes requirements tracking that can be done with simple tools like Word, etc.?  In other words, I'm looking for a methodology whereby I can gather requirements and track them through development and testing.  I'd like to do it without using some incredibly expensive tool like Rational Requisite Pro.

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There is reason why Req Pro costs what it costs.  If requirements tracking were a simple task that could be maintained with any level of integrity with Word, the Req Pro would disapppear from lack of sales.  Tracking requirements the way you describe is a very complex process, and requires either EXTREME DISCIPLINE on your part( and such a level of discipline would require that the tracking process would quickly become a FULL TIME job, for any project that involves more than say 10 requirements), or a tool such as Req Pro, designed to do exactly what you are asking.

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