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2011 October

Rational Asset Manager 7.5.1 is now available!

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With this release of Rational Asset Manager, we did our best to incorporate your feedback and suggestions. We gathered input from the RAM forum on, our field and support teams, our design partners and from onsite customer visits so that we could focus this release on delivering improved usability and integrations. Here are just a few […]

Improve predictability with Development Intelligence

No matter how rough the sea, a lighthouse is always shining in the distance to help you find your way. – Unknown In the days of simple software projects in someone’s garage, we didn’t worry too much about steering projects. Now, even small projects amass large amounts of data. As we improve our collaboration and […]

Improve quality with Lifecycle Traceability

About a dozen years ago, Tim Berners-Lee coined the term “Semantic Web”. Wikipedia states “The main purpose of the Semantic Web is driving the evolution of the current Web by enabling users to find, share, and combine information more easily.” With Lifecycle Traceability, we not only share and combine information about our projects, we ensure […]

Import ReqPro Projects into Requirements Composer

It has arrived! The new fixpack for Rational Requirements Composer (RRC) provides the first opportunity for Rational RequisitePro customers to move existing requirements into RRC and use them in Rational’s newest Requirements Definition and Management tool. The fixpack was made available on October 17th here on Some of you will know that in […]

The role of Rational Asset Manager as a DevOps broker

Gone are the days when development teams develop monolithic applications completely from scratch. Reusing open source components, frameworks, and services is quite usual. It is also common that a single application is composed with packages that are delivered by different teams.  The deployment of these applications has to take into account which package level to […]

Accelerate time to delivery with Real-Time Planning

Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now. – Alan Lakein, writer It’s a bad plan that admits of no modification. – Publilius Syrus, Roman slave and poet (circa 100 BC) When we start a software project we can’t possibly predict all of the possible activities […]

New project at DOORS Next Generation

We are pleased to announce the IBM® Rational® DOORS® Next Generation* project on Through this initiative we plan to shape and deliver capabilities that support collaborative requirements processes as part of the Rational solutions for systems and software engineering. What is DOORS? For more than a decade IBM Rational DOORS has been a leading […]

The Jazz team is hiring!

Are you the best programmer on your team?  Would you like to be part of one of the most exciting initiatives in the software tools industry? The Jazz development team is looking for developers with excellent coding skills and a proven track record of delivery to work on Rational Team Concert and Jazz Foundation.  Rational […]