Requirements Management With Cradle

Discover how full lifecycle traceability with unique transitive links keeps track of all requirements project wide

Requirements Management
With unrivalled levels of control

Messy Requirements

How do you capture and manage the system and project requirements in your projects?

Do you feel the frustration of requirements changing later in your projects and you spend time, effort and money chasing the impacts and costs of such changes?


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Succesfully loading requirements

Cradle's fully bi-directional, multi-level requirements management capability allows you to automatically load requirements from source documents, keeping the structure and hierarchy of those requirements and fully manage every requirement at every stage of the project lifecycle.


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Gain full control of all your data

Cradle uses transitive links which enable you to see what each requirement is directly and indirectly linked to within all levels of your project hierarchy and uniquely which items each requirement is not linked to. You can see quickly which tests are not linked to any requirement without the very time consuming effort of manually tracing your way down every branch of your project hierarchy to ensure full compliance with your project's requirements.


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  • What is full lifecycle traceability?

    Traceability of all requirements at any level of the project hierarchy at all times upwards and downwards. You can see how requirements are being satisfied at every moment in your project lifecycle.

  • How can this benefit my business?

    You are always in control. No matter how complex the project demands, no matter how many late changes are introduced, YOU can see how they impact on the project's requirements from every direction in the project hierarchy. This can save a huge amount of time in discovering what are and are NOT linked to those requirements.
  • How much does this cost?

    The way Cradle utilises licence management allows more people to use the software for fewer licences with sharing between concurrent users.

  • Can I try it for free?

    Yes, simply fill in the form at the top of this page, to automatically generate a 14 day temporary licence and download Cradle.
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Full Lifecycle Traceability

Cradle achieves full lifecycle traceability, through transitive links between items which allows you to trace every requirement through its links to every other item in the project, of every type, which it is directly AND indirectly related to, and back.


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Multi-Level Requirements

Cradle can utilise requirements at every level within the project hierarchy to ensure that all the items within the project hierarchy can be traced back to and satisfies the initial, or amended requirements giving you full confidence and control.


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Bi-directional Control

Transitive links control the flow of data in both directions in the project hierarchy to ensure that you are always in control of all the essential data. You know, in detail, at every stage, how every part of your project satisfies the requirements of the project.


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Graphical Hierarchies

Cradle gives you the ability to view and manipulate cross references in dynamic Hierarchy Diagrams, with full control over which information and relationships are shown, and which attributes of requirements and other items are displayed.


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Extra Functionality

Cradle includes a substantial amount of free software in the Cradle-PDM module - including Document Loader and a full CM system.

These components ARE necessary for you to do proper RM and V&V but they are NOT in our competitors and so would be an extra cost to you to create a system to try to match ours.


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Cradle Does It All

Cradle not only has unrivalled requirements gathering and management capabilities, but it also is a full lifecycle systems engineering tool, which enables you to do everything from requirements management, through systems analysis, architecture design, modelling, testing and implementation. Requirements management is FULLY integrated into every level of the tool. All in one tool in one database.


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Customers who love Cradle

A small selection from our hundreds of satisfied and impressed customers.

Phillis Gains

Contractor at NASA

NASA
Laura

Contractor at NASA

NASA
Samson Kuyinu

Senior Business Analyst at UK Home office

UK Home Office
Alberto Blanco

Sr. Systems Engineer-GCP Aircraft Systems, Thales USA, Inc.

THALES
Brad Umfer

In-Depth Engineering

In-Depth Engineering
(Professor) Dr Derek Rogers

Saab Australia Pty Ltd.

SAAB

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Single User & Subscription Variants of Cradle

Single user and Subscription Enterprise versions of Cradle. Contact us for enterprise versions.

  • Cradle‐RM Desktop

  • Unlimited databases, items/database, user-defined schemas
  • Load from external documents / import and export
  • User-defined queries, views, forms, matrices, pivot tables, graphs, metrics, KPIs and dashboards
  • Graphical traceability views / many-to-many & cross-lifecycle transitive links / lifecycle-wide traceability and coverage
  • Create requirements, verifications, test cases
  • Quality check information and spell check information
  • User-defined reports
  • Bidirectional links to plans/schedules
  • Change histories with options to reverse edits
  • Multi-lingual databases and UI (cy, de, en, fr, ko, nl, ru, zh)
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  • Cradle‐RM Pro

  • Unlimited databases, items/database, user-defined schemas
  • Load from external documents / import and export
  • User-defined queries, views, forms, matrices, pivot tables, graphs, metrics, KPIs and dashboards
  • Graphical traceability views / many-to-many & cross-lifecycle transitive links / lifecycle-wide traceability and coverage
  • Create requirements, verifications, test cases
  • Quality check information and spell check information
  • User-defined reports
  • User-defined documents (Word)
  • Bidirectional links to plans/schedules
  • Change histories with options to reverse edits
  • Multi-lingual databases and UI (cy, de, en, fr, ko, nl, ru, zh)
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  • Cradle Enterprise-RM

  • Basic or Pro versions
  • Unlimited databases, items/database, user-defined schemas
  • Up to 500 Users
  • Choose from a range of Cradle Enterprise systems to provide the capabilities that you need
  • Choose a shared or dedicated host environment
  • Specify how long you want the service for
  • Work in any number of databases
  • Upload and download data and results easily from your local IT systems
  • On-boarding service to help you to start
  • Load from external documents / import and export
  • User-defined queries, views, forms, matrices, pivot tables, graphs, metrics, KPIs and dashboards
  • User-defined documents (Word)
  • Graphical traceability views / many-to-many & cross-lifecycle transitive links / lifecycle-wide traceability and coverage
  • Create requirements, verifications, test cases
  • Quality check information and spell check information
  • Create models (MBSE) / link models to all other information / consistency check models
  • User-defined reports
  • Bidirectional links to plans/schedules
  • Change histories with options to reverse edits
  • Multi-lingual databases and UI (cy, de, en, fr, ko, nl, ru, zh)
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  • Cradle Enterprise

    Multi-user, enterprise scalable system, with a licence usage system designed to give you much more for your money.

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  • Efficient intelligent licensing saving you money

    Share floating licences from a licence pool allowing intelligent concurrent usage, meaning more people can use Cradle without extra licences.

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  • The Enterprise solution

    Cradle Enterprise comprises everything in Cradle RM-Pro and Cradle SE-Pro and lots more, for enterprise level solutions.

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  • Cradle does it all

    Enterprise is the all-in-one requirements and systems engineering tool which manages your projects from concept to creation, in one tool, in one database.

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  • Less expensive, more powerful, scalable, flexible and reliable

    3SL Cradle enables organisations to be champions of requiring and providing bi-directional traceability to all relevant data, from cradle to grave -- the entire project lifecycle -- due to the tool’s ability to be customised with ease and ability to produce products that builds confidence in project stakeholders.

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We are here to help you get the best out of your systems engineering projects. From initial requirements gathering, to final implementation, Cradle does it all.

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Barrow-in-Furness,
Cumbria,
LA14 1HH.

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