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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 […]

Live from Innovate! Introducing Rational DOORS Next Generation with Configuration Management beta 1

At Innovate this week, we’ve been showing several advanced features that our Requirements Management team is working on.  It’s been exciting to see the interest in the new usability, scripting, and performance features of IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation V5.0, but even more exhilarating to witness the response to Rational DOORS Next Generation with Configuration Management beta. In addition […]

After four betas: requesting your feedback on DOORS Next Generation

Over the last ten months the DOORS Next Generation team released four betas with increasing capability and performance.  It’s been fun to see the capabilities emerge milestone to milestone (lots of work, but fun and gratifying too).  We’ve enjoyed the interaction we’ve had with those of you in our beta and design partner programs as […]

DOORS Next Generation Beta 3

We pleased to announce availability of the 3rd installment for DOORS Next Generation, Beta 3. DOORS Next Generation has been available on Jazz.net since October last year, and we are now fast approaching our final Beta release in August and the first commercial release towards the end of 2012.  We are excited by the enhancements […]

Rational DOORS Next Generation Beta 1 is now available for download!

We are very pleased to introduce the first beta of Rational DOORS Next Generation here on Jazz.net. This first beta previews the direction that the DOORS product will be moving in the future. If you are currently a DOORS user or you work in an organization where formal requirements engineering is valued and practiced, DOORS Next […]

New project at Jazz.net: DOORS Next Generation

We are pleased to announce the IBM® Rational® DOORS® Next Generation* project on Jazz.net. 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 […]