Easy Approach to Requirements Syntax (EARS)

EARS Templates in QVscribe for Polarion

The Easy Approach to Requirement Syntax(EARS) is a standard for writing requirements that will improve the quality and consistency of your requirements. Read more here.

EARS Templates in QVscribe

When users are viewing a requirement in QVscribe’s authoring view, there is an option to insert an EARS template.

Select Template Type

Select one of the EARS templates made available within QVscribe. By clicking on any of the options listed, the full template and explanation for this type will be shown.

Insert a Template

Once you have selected the template you would like to insert, click the grey icon to insert it into your requirement.

Edit the template

Once the template has been added to the requirement section, you are able to modify it freely.  After modification, QVscribe will check for conformance with any EARS template and score it according to the active configuration. See the EARS Template Conformance document for more details.

EARS Template Conformance in QVscribe for Polarion

The Easy Approach to Requirements Syntax(EARS) is a standard for writing requirements that will improve the quality of your written requirements. Read more here.

EARS Compliance

When viewing an Artifact’s Quality Analysis, QVscribe will automatically detect if a requirement is compliant with the EARS standard. The identification of an artifact’s compliance with the EARS standard will be displayed in the Alert Column.

Selecting the Alert will provide an expanded view that includes additional information about the compliance of the standard.

Additionally, the specific type of EARS requirement will be displayed in the left-hand menu.