ASIP-PM3-2 Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM)


A requirement traceability matrix allows you to log, update, and monitor your project requirements. This can help you refer to, and connect to, other project management processes. Here is an example of what a simple RTM may include.

Instruction: Click on each question mark in the image for an explanation of each column.

Attribution: This activity is used in the Arts & Science Internship Program's open educational resource, "Ideation and Planning Skills for Employment Success", available through eCampusOntario's Open Library in Spring 2023.

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