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Process, Methods, and Tools

Excellence in Engineering Methods

Many years of experience with processes and methods in system and software development distinguish our specialized team.

Names such as IBM Rational DOORS, DOORS NG, Polarion Requirements, Atlassian Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket Server and Bamboo are our daily tools for individual solution development.

We are at home at all levels of custom development standards (e.g., DO-178B / C, DO-254, EN 50128, ISO 26262) and are committed to helping you optimize your processes. Tools and content - integrated, efficient, consistent and comprehensible are our trademarks.



  • Setup of Atlassian Jira and Confluence with connection to Atlassian Bitbucket Server and Atlassian Bamboo for agile Software development process.
  • Definition and Improvement of software development processes and methods.



Full Flight Simulator Level D - Airbus H145

AST engineering introduced and actually maintains the software development processes for full flight simulators (EASA CS-FSTD(H) LevelD) at Reiser Simulation & Training.

We supported agile software development processes, the configuration and change management, version and release management of the simulation software.

We brought our deep knowledge in setup, maintenance and customization of Atlassian Tools into the success of the simulator development.


  • Setup and Configuration of Atlassian Jira Service Desk and integration with existing Jira Software.
  • Definition of ticket induced change processes for Hardware construction and Software development.


Introduction of Jira Service Desk Ticket System for Customer Service Desk

AST engineering introduced for Customer Service Desk Department a ticket induced customer change request process with direct connection to hardware construction and repair, and software development departments.

The lean process enables the company to react in short time on the demands of their customers and to interact with the customer transparently.


  • Setup and Configuration of Atlassian Jira for Sales department tasks and workflows.
  • Enhancement of Jira with suitable Addons.
  • Implementation of Jira Addons and Gadgets for showing Order intake and payment milestone forecasts on Sales Opportunities.


  • Introduction of Jira for Sales Department

    AST engineering introduced for Sales Department an issue based sales opportunity process with showing the progress of the sales opportunity.

    For each sales opportunity the team can define the payment milestones and special dashboards give them appropriate forecasts.

    The tool was customized with writing Jira gadgets on our own to meet the customer requirements best.


    • Analysing the existing requirement management methods and tools for further improvements.
    • Comparison of three leading requirements management tools with recommendation to the customer for the most suitable tool.


    Definition of Requirements Management Methods and RM Tool Comparison

    AST engineering analysed the existing requirement management methods and tools for better integration with organisational processes and process management tools.

    Part of the analysis is always the question whether the existing tool is the best for customer demands.

    We are able to compare Requirements Management tools based on our long lasting experience with different tools, and therefor we are able to find the best matching tool for the customer.