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What’s new in Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.4

We’ve put a lot of effort in to the enhancements to IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.4, including the following.  For more in-depth detail, see the New &  Noteworthy. Advancing requirements configuration management Understanding requirements history and audit trail has been, and continues to be, a fundamental need for requirements management practices. With the introduction of […]

What’s new in DOORS Next Generation 6.0.1

This release adds to a very significant major series for DOORS Next Generation. We have a continued with our focus on Configuration Management, Global Configurations and usability while introducing some exciting new functions for bulk data manipulation and stronger analytics. If you are interested in reading a higher level view of how DOORS Next Generation […]

Manage configurations in and across the CLM tools in the 5.x M6 beta

These days software developers don’t think twice about putting their source code under configuration management.  The advantages of using configuration management speak for themselves: Creating a shared development context: Each person can load their workspace with the same files and file versions. Managing change: You can make isolated changes, and when you are ready, deliver […]

Announcing IBM Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management as a Managed Service

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We are pleased to announce the availability of the IBM CLM as a Management Service (CLM aaMS) offering. This offering provides you with a managed, virtual private cloud environment to deploy Rational CLM (Rational DOORS Next Generation, Rational Team Concert, Rational Quality Manager, and Rational Reporting for Development Intelligence). IBM’s managed service is specifically designed […]

A DevOps Transformation for CLM Maintenance – Part 2: Customer Perspectives

What is the advantage of adopting CLM 4.0.7 over 4.0.6? What does the new CLM maintenance approach mean to customers? What are the future considerations system administrators and process owners should have and what are the recommendations?

These are the type of questions we heard from customers since the Announcing of CLM 4.0.7 and my first blog on the DevOps transformation for CLM maintenance. If these are some of your questions, hope you can find the info. in this blog useful.

Announcing CLM 4.0.7

We are pleased to announce the release of CLM 4.0.7, the recommended maintenance release for customers who want to stay on the version 4 base of Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM).  This release provides improvements in support and resolutions to key defects and security issues. Improved maintenance On the journey to Continuous Delivery, we identified […]

A DevOps Transformation for CLM Maintenance – Part 1

With the release of CLM 5.0, CLM has started a brand new approach to deliver maintenance to customers via regular, light weight, and cumulative iFix. CLM 5.0 iFix addresses a couple major pain points with maintenance for CLM customers: high cost of adoption of full maintenance releases, manual and error prone installation of test fixes, hard […]

From two names to one: Rational Requirements Composer is renamed to Rational DOORS Next Generation

IBM is simplifying its requirements tool portfolio: IBM Rational Requirements Composer is being renamed to IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation. As of version 5.0, which released on June 2, 2014, Rational Requirements Composer and Rational DOORS Next Generation are no longer separate products. They are one product: Rational DOORS Next Generation. In 2008, we introduced […]

Just in time for the New Year…many reasons to celebrate CLM 4.0.5!

This week we released CLM 4.0.5, the next version of Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM), and the latest quarterly release using our new continuous delivery model. A continuous delivery kind of year CLM 4.0.5 will be our fourth quarterly release this year, and we’ve heard positive feedback from several clients about the more rapid delivery […]

Working towards continuous deployment in Jazz.net

I have worked for IBM for about 20 years, moving back and forth between development, customer support and IT operations roles. Working in these different roles helped give me perspective for my current role as the manager for Jazz Continuous Deployments/DevOps. In this role I am responsible for ensuring that our multiple staging and self-hosting […]

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