IBM Engineering Lifecycle Optimization - Publishing

IBM® Engineering Lifecycle Optimization - Publishing (formerly RPE) automates the generation of document-style reports across your deployed Jazz™ and third-party tools, whether these reports are needed for formal reviews, contractual obligations, regulatory oversight, or ad hoc use. It allows for outputting high quality documents in formats like PDF, HTML, Word, Excel, or XSL.

User-defined templates

Engineering Publishing provides predefined templates to let you get started quickly, as well as an Eclipse-based IDE for creating and editing document templates. Creating your own templates allows you to tailor the format to your needs, and then reuse these for all the reports you generate in the future.

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Template assistant in Engineering Publishing 2.1 and 2.1.1

Reporting across the whole solution

Engineering Publishing integrates with all of the Jazz products, including IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS® Next Generation, IBM Engineering Workflow Management, and IBM Engineering Test Management, as well as other select Jazz and third-party tools. This allows you to have one tool that performs the report generation across your entire tool set.

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Reports the way you need them

Engineering Publishing allows you to publish your reports in the format you need, whether it is a PDF, HTML, Excel, XSL, or Word document. It also allows you to provide a digital signature and password protect PDF or Word documents.

Import Word template to RPE template

Reporting on configurations

Use Engineering Publishing to produce documents from your Engineering Lifecycle Management configurations. Report on artifacts such as requirements, designs, or tests for different variants. Keep track of who changed what, when, and why. Manage ever-higher levels of complexity and compliance.

Success story

Crane Aerospace & Electronics reduces report times from days to hours with Engineering Publishing.

A community at your service, the website for Engineering Publishing, gives you the unique opportunity to interact with a vibrant user community, as well as with developers of Engineering Publishing itself. With the wide array of resources found on, support is always at your fingertips.

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Engineering Publishing vs. Jazz Reporting Service

Jazz reporting tools include Jazz Reporting Service in addition to Engineering Publishing. When should you use each one?

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