Dimensions RM 12.8.1 Now Available


Micro Focus is pleased to announce the general availability of Dimensions RM 12.8.1. This minor release is the latest installment of Dimensions RM – the strategic Requirements Management solution at Micro Focus. Beside various customer and usability enhancements we are adding the first AI powered feature, the RM Chatbot.

Primary Features of Dimensions RM 12.8.1

Usability Enhancements:

  • New Lookup Attribute - easy assignment/reference to artefact(s) like releases
  • Various UI enhancements like modernized import dialogs
  • Allow user to remove all requirement versions in one step
  • Categories can be created within hierarchy view

New Dimensions RM Chatbot

  • Enable users to find solutions in a conversational way
  • Easy access to RM features
  • Collection of user input analytics
  • Available on-premise or cloud

Document Enhancements:

  • Quick change diff in full document view
  • Document filter can be applied for export

Further Customer Enhancements:

  • New Parent Collections
  • Allow to enter rationale when clearing suspect links
  • Soft-delete/undelete collections
  • New WalkMe Integration
  • Email notification improvements

Report Enhancements:

  • Ability to constrain a class report with an attribute value in a linked class
  • Calculation for numeric attributes in List Reports
  • New export option to include report script
  • New drill-down option for Traceability Coverage reports

Import Enhancements:

  • New Excel import mode in browser
  • Various ReqIF and CSV Import Improvements


  • Full Class Schema Editor in browser
  • User groups and detailed permissions in browser
  • New Certificate Updater

Please see the release overview slides attached.

Please refer to the Dimensions RM Release Notes and Documentation for further information.


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