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New database versions supported with CLM V6 (and useful pointers)

Collaborative Lifecycle Management products 6.0.6 and 6.0.6.1 are in support for almost another year, however the Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server versions supported by these release are now significantly back-level. So to give most of you more time to run 6.0.6 or 6.0.6.1 while staying current with your database versions, we have added support for […]

What’s new in IBM Engineering Requirements Management – DOORS Next 7.0.2

DOORS Next 7.0.2 brings together two themes, Usability & Consistency over ELM and reporting over requirements versions. Usability & Consistency over Engineering Lifecycle Management: Making use of traceability for change impact analysis and reporting Simplified linking: drag-drop or copy-paste links within and between requirements, tests, and work items Consistent selection of Users with an updated […]

IBM® Engineering Lifecycle Optimization – Engineering Insights: Visual Reporting based on Link Validity data

In this article we will explore how an Engineering Insights (ENI) view author can perform the visual reporting based on the Link Validity data. Link Validity The link validity indicates whether the meaning of a link is satisfied by the content of the two artifacts connected by the link. An artifact’s content is the set […]

What’s new in IBM Engineering Lifecycle Management 7.0.1 – UX Modernization

Beginning with ELM 7.0, we embarked on a journey to modernize the user experience across the solution, driving greater consistency in terms of visual style as well as function, and simplified workflows for both end users and administrators. In 7.0 and 7.0.1, our focus is on the visual style while also progressing designs to deliver […]

What’s new in Rhapsody Model Manager 7.0.1 and Rhapsody 9.0.1

The rising complexity of the products and systems being developed globally is driving engineering teams to seek effective model-based engineering practices, including model-based systems engineering (MBSE). Rising compliance demands such as ISO-26262/ASPICE in automotive and DO-178C and ARP4754 for aerospace and defense are driving the need for rigorous change management and lifecycle traceability. At the […]

What’s New in Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Family 7.0.1

Building on the themes of ELM 7.0, our next release is just around the corner. Since 7.0.1 has come so soon after 7.0, we recommend that anyone planning to upgrade should go straight to 7.0.1. This blog covers releases of all Requirements Management tools including: IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Next 7.0.1 IBM Engineering Requirements […]

ELM 7.0.1 is available today!

We are proud and excited to announce the general availability of the IBM Engineering Lifecycle Management (ELM) 7.0.1 solution on Jazz.net! Keep your eyes peeled for upcoming blog posts highlighting the latest features included in ELM 7.0.1, including both cross-cutting and product-specific features.  To get a small taste of the changes, take a look at […]

Don’t become the MacGyver of software and product development

Just another hack? MacGyver was a TV character placed in daunting situations with only his wits and a few simple items to save the day. According to a recent survey* the number one issue in product delivery today is unrealistic expectations – what is more unrealistic than MacGyver creating a defibrillator out of candlesticks, microphone […]

Getting requirements right: avoiding the top 10 traps

Don’t get caught A trap is a position or situation from which it is difficult or impossible to escape. Getting caught in product or software development requirement traps can be problematic. The traps of bad requirements definition and management result in cost overruns, missed deadlines, poorly designed products, and a failure to deliver what the […]

Using captions for figures and tables – Getting the most out of IBM ELO Publishing

Using captions for images and tables will make the documents clear, professionally presentable and easy to follow. It is imperative that you create the captions for your tables and figures correctly, so that Table of Tables and Table of Figures are updated correctly. In this article, we will see how to use Figure Caption / […]

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