Data Model

All data are stored in a relational database. The data model can be extended by

  • adding columns to tables
  • adding tables to the database
  • modification of database views

with little or no need of modifications to the user interface.

Data Exchange

The standard format for data import are

  • CSV/TSV (comma or tab separated values), e.g. generated from spreadsheets
  • ReqIF, an XML-based format used specifically for the exchange of requirement datasets