Requirement Management tool Access Database (Free)

Looking of a sample(Free - no trial versions please) database tool to help me organize my requirments management data, currently in multiple excel sheets.
Thanks,

Karen
Karen SchaeferBI ANALYSTAsked:
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als315Connect With a Mentor Commented:
You can start from templates inside Access (you can enter "management", for example to search field and look at results):
TemplatesManagementor go to one of sites with templates:
http://access-templates.com/
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
You'd have to provide more information on the Requirements. Means vastly different things for different scenarios.
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Karen SchaeferBI ANALYSTAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the suggestion on the template, however, that is not will not work in fullfilling my needs.
I am acting as a business analyst and I need to write all Business requirements, Use Cases, Functional, Technical and design requirements.  So I was hoping for an existing mdb that will allow me to link and add new requirements.
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
Your requirements are still not clear, ...
Can you express your needs using less specific terminology?
Business requirements, Use Cases, Functional, Technical and design requirements
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As Scott states, these can mean different things to different businesses.
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Karen SchaeferBI ANALYSTAuthor Commented:
thanks - Business requirements are those details of the business that will be need determine the best approach to design of a database, to determine a full understanding of the Clients business processes.  Use Cases are the specific details Ie.  "The System requires the User to login to the Windows Server for access to the database".  Creating each statement to fullfill the every aspect to make the database function correctly.  functional specs are the technical schematics of the database design, Tech Specs are the table structure forms designs, query designs etc.

I am looking for a ERWIN/ UML type of system to track the high level of the clients general business requirments to the linking of the USE Cases and the Functional to the Use Cases etc.

Hope this helps.  In the mean time I have taken the Project Template for Web and imported it into the stand alone database and I am modifying it to my needs.  But I am still hoping there is an existing system already available.
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Jeffrey CoachmanMIS LiasonCommented:
...out side the scope of my knowledge,...
I'll step aside now...
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Connect With a Mentor Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
I don't know of any free programs that could handle something like that - but then again, you're asking this on a programming forum, so it's sorta like asking us how to best fix your transmission!

There are some free UML tools (http://www.visual-paradigm.com/solution/freeumltool/), but those are programming-centric, of course, and I'm not sure how that would translate to your need.

You might consider other resources, like a business website that focuses on the sort of businesses you're analyzing. Perhaps someone there has a program more suited for your use.
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Karen SchaeferBI ANALYSTAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your time and input - went with the Project Management template and modified to meet my needs.
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