IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation

IBM® Rational® DOORS® Next Generation is a requirements management tool that provides a smarter way to define, trace, analyze, and manage requirements. Use Rational DOORS Next Generation to optimize communication and collaboration, allowing your teams to increase quality and work more effectively.

Improve requirements management

High quality business requirements and good management practices in the development process (agile, iterative, or waterfall) lead to the best outcomes. Engaging stakeholders - early and often - in defining and validating requirements improves the likelihood that projects will deliver what customers need.

Features and capabilities

Capture requirements
Custom dashboard
Extend the functionality
Visualize scenarios
Requirements metrics
Audit history
Common administration


Training resources

IBM has resources available for you to get the most out of Rational DOORS Next Generation. Leverage our instructor-led and self-directed learning resources to boost your productivity and expand your skills.

Instructor-led training from IBM and its Global Training Providers
IoT Academy

A community at your service, the website for Rational DOORS Next Generation, gives you the unique opportunity to interact with a vibrant user community, as well as with developers of DOORS Next Gen itself. With an active forum, library, blog, and more, support is always at your fingertips.

How we work
What's happening with DOORS Next Generation development


An ecosystem of business partners

Rational DOORS Next Generation has a collection of business partners who have provided integrations with other commonly used tools, complementary solutions, and industry-specific extensions.

Integrations with DOORS Next Generation
CertTech Tool Qualification Solutions
BigLever Software Gears Bridge™
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The big picture

Rational DOORS Next Generation is part of the following solutions for systems engineering, embedded software development, and application software development.

IBM Continuous Engineering solution
Collaborative Lifecycle Management

Continuous Engineering
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