Collaborative Lifecycle Management

IBM Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management is a set of seamlessly integrated tools that work together as one. This solution delivers requirements management, quality management, change and configuration management, and project planning and tracking capabilities on a single platform. It enables teams to start with one product to address immediate needs and add capabilities as their needs evolve.

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The Collaborative Lifecycle Management solution is comprised of the following products:

Rational Team

Task tracking, source control, and agile planning

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Rational Quality

Plan, develop, execute, and report on your test plan

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Rational DOORS
Next Generation

Define, manage, and analyze requirements

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Out-of-the-box support for the Scaled Agile Framework®

CLM 6.0.1 has complete end-to-end support for the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®). This combines tooling with an industry-leading set of best practices and guidance to address the key aspects of a lean and agile transformation.

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Using CLM for DevOps

Innovation demands integrating DevOps into your organization. Collaborative Lifecycle Management provides the set of tools and processes that your enterprise needs to apply DevOps across the software delivery lifecycle.

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An ecosystem of business partners

The products that make up the Collaborative Lifecycle Management solution have a collection of business partners who have helped expand the capabilities of the tool set. They provide integrations with other commonly-used tools, as well as industry-specific extensions to help handle your specific needs.

Rational Team Concert integrations
Rational Quality Manager integrations
Rational DOORS Next Generation integrations

Features and capabilities

In-context collaboration
Lifecycle traceability
Continuous improvement
Reliable integrations
Real-time planning
Development intelligence
Lifecycle administration
Sample project and application


Training and enablement resources

IBM has a host of training and enablement resources to make sure you get the most out of the CLM solution.

CLM for Application Development Learning Circle
DevOps for Enterprise Systems Learning Circle
IBM Rational User Education YouTube channel