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Robin Bater

Requirements and lifecyle links: A short tour of RRC Beta 2a

We have been getting a lot of good feedback about the latest beta of Rational Requirements Composer (RRC). To share the good news more widely and to compliment Daniel’s blog post, Rational Requirements Composer Beta 2a big step forward, we produced this video tour: If you like what you see in this video, I encourage you […]

Using RRC 2.0 in a C/ALM solution

As a member of the Rational Requirements Composer product delivery team, working closely with customers and the IBM sales teams, I have the opportunity to see patterns in the challenges that teams are facing.  Considering this from the perspective of requirements and the people who create, refine, and use them to guide their work, these […]

Only 5% are requirements

Over the past year or so, of the 4000+ artifacts created in the IBM Rational Requirements Composer product team’s own RRC Jazz repository, only 5% are textual artifacts of type “requirement.” We believe this dynamic is not unique to our team, and it points to important ways that teams can improve their chances of delivering […]

Drinking our own champagne: Using RRC 1.0 to develop the next version

We’ve produced a video about IBM Rational Requirements Composer and how we have been using Version 1 to develop Version 2 features. The video shows a process to building the right solution and the various artifacts developed at each stage. (Watch this video in our library) After you’ve watched the video, and if you […]

Requirements Composer changed my working life

As a senior consultant, who over the last 25+ years has been involved in many software development programs, from small applications to large military and satellite ground control systems, I have used (and seen) many different methods and tools for developing and managing requirements. Rational Requirements Composer (RRC) and the Jazz platform are tackling two […]