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What’s new in IBM Rational Quality Manager 6.0.5

IBM Rational Quality Manager (RQM) v6.0.5 release comes with a set of new features in multiple areas such as manual testing, test execution tracking and reporting, automated test execution adapters or data spill redaction. Let me highlight three of those new capabilities: email notifications, redlining manual tests, and manual step count. Email notification for Execution […]

Introducing IBM Quick Deployer

We’re delighted to announce that IBM Quick Deployer version 1.2 is available, free to download and use from Jazz.net under a “Non-warranted Program” license. You can see more details on version 1.2 here. IBM Quick Deployer is installation and deployment automation for IBM’s Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) and Continuous Engineering (CE) Solutions 6.0.2, 6.0.1 and […]

A DevOps transformation

The journey of a system test organization in transforming itself into a continuous delivery, DevOps model by Mario Maldari and Albert Tabachnik In a DevOps Continuous Engineering environment, with accelerated timescales, it is ever more important to focus testing efforts on those features and platforms that are most critical to your customers. The Collaborative Lifecycle Management […]

Success with System Verification Test (SVT) Automation

Back when the System Verification Test (SVT) team started thinking about Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) 6.0, they put some automation goals in place.  Having identified a key bottleneck of long periods of time being spent on setting up the configurations for scenario testing, the first goal was to build automated scripts to speed up the […]

Using IBM UrbanCode Deploy to improve automated testing

In my last post, I described how we use IBM UrbanCode Deploy to quickly and easily deploy server applications produced by each build.  In this post I will describe how we are using those deployed applications to improve our automated testing and reduce the time it takes to validate the contents of a build. Quality […]

Rapid build deployment using IBM UrbanCode Deploy

Previously I have focused on build performance in posts like Speeding up the pipeline by slowing down builds and Rethinking personal builds, but there is a lot more to a continuous delivery pipeline than build times.  Once a build produces artifacts, you need to do something with them.  Often the next step is to install […]

Where did Rational Test Lab Manager go?

The next release of Rational Quality Manager is coming soon. And by now you have seen the latest Beta and milestones posted for download, the updated release plans, a lot of progress on work items, and even the updated documentation. However, you probably haven’t seen much information about Rational Test Lab Manager (RTLM) being included […]