Design Management

Check out IBM Rhapsody Model Manager, the latest generation of Design Management tools.

Use the Design Management capabilities to architect, design, and develop software and systems in an iterative and collaborative way. Share designs, stay current with others, and understand downstream impacts of design changes.

Previous options include Design Management for IBM® Rational® Rhapsody® for systems and embedded software engineers, and Design Management for IBM Rational Software Architect for most software designers.

Design in context

Work seamlessly with analysts, developers, and testers. Make designs first class artifacts in your lifecycle projects.

Design Manager Context
Design Manager Documents

Publish design documents

Generate customized design documents from a template or create living design documents as part of your project.



Collaborate

Invite users and other experts to collaborate on your designs. Use threaded comments, design mark-up, and automated design reviews. Sketch out ideas before turning them into designs.

Collaborate on Designs
Change Design Documents

Manage change

Generate customized design documents from a template or create living design documents as part of your project.



Designs at your finger tips

Quickly search across designs to learn from past projects and find reusable design components.

Search Designs

A community at your service

Jazz.net, the website for Design Management tools, gives you the unique opportunity to interact with a vibrant user community, as well as with developers of Design Management tools themselves. With an active forum, library, blog, and more, support is always at your fingertips.

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The big picture

Design Management for Rational Rhapsody is part of the IBM Continuous Engineering solution for systems engineering and embedded software development.

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