When properly implemented, traceability in your product development process ensures quality and helps manage the impact of change. With greater visibility into your data, you can make highly informed business decisions that reduce costs, improve business performance, and increase your bottom line. However, documenting and sharing requirements and changes among product development team members can be complex and costly when traditional, manual methods are used. An integrated product development solution can automatically manage complex relationships and artifacts, giving you the traceability you need to drive business results. This white paper examines the five core components needed for strong traceability.