Design Management

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.

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

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Manage complexity with models

Use Design Management with Rhapsody and Simulink to allow models to be consumable by a much wider audience.



Design in context

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

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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.

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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.

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The big picture

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