in-STEP RED, the software for integrated requirements engineering and project management is among the best and most innovative IT service solutions of 2015. The Initiative Mittelstand (Initiative for the Advancement of Medium-sized Businesses) annually remits the IT Innovationspreis to products with particularly high value of benefit for the users. Under the patronage of Microsoft Germany GmbH a jury composed of scientists, IT experts and journalists gave out awards in 41 categories. In the the category IT Service in-STEP RED, the tool for requirements analysis, requirements modeling and requirements management prevailed.
Medium-sized businesses benefit from in-STEP RED in a variety of ways; it supports their teams with powerful features for requirements engineering, the creation of visualizations and revision control, for complete traceability from elicitation to acceptance, and project planning included. Dates and efforts can be planned and edited in Gantt charts, and project managers have an instant overview of states and the overall progress of all stakeholder requirements. Patterns allow for easy application of Best Practices and business proccesses.