Track, plan, and collaborate with smartly linked work
Work item tracking
Work items are the fundamental mechanism in Rational Team Concert to
track and coordinate development tasks and workflows, all governed by
your team's associated process. In addition, work items are the hub for
linkage between many Rational Team Concert artifacts (e.g. builds, work
items, and change sets) and provide support for integration
with other products.
The Planning component of Rational Team Concert provides tools to
assist with the planning and execution of both agile and traditional
projects. For agile projects, it provides tools to create product,
release, and sprint backlogs for teams, to create individual plans for
developers, to track the progress during an iteration, and to
balance the workload of developers.
Rational Team Concert knows your project teams, their internal
organization, and the artifacts they are working on. It greatly
simplifies the access to team-related information and how to perform
The Web Dashboards and Team Reports components of Rational Team
Concert help you keep tabs on the health of your project. Dashboards
provide an at-a-glance view of work item queries, event feeds,
reports, and other items that are critical to understanding your
progress. Reports provide both real-time views and historical trends of
your team's artifacts.
Create, update, share, review, deliver,
build, deploy, and patch your code.
The Source Control component of Rational Team Concert is a
component-based version control system built on the Jazz platform. It focuses
on supporting geographically distributed teams and has strong
support for parallel and agile development.
The Team Build component integrates the team's build system into
Rational Team Concert, providing build awareness, control, and
traceability to the team. Team members can track build progress, view
build alerts and results, request builds, and trace builds to other
artifacts like change sets and work items.
Rational Team Concert can improve the productivity of your teams and
the quality of the work they produce by allowing each team to teach the
tool its best practices. Rational Team Concert uses this knowledge to
automatically detect violations of your teams' process the moment they
To support team collaboration across multiple platforms and technologies,
Rational Team Concert provides users with an Eclipse-based client interface,
a Microsoft® Visual Studio client interface, a web interface, and even
a shell for Windows Explorer.
Rational Team Concert includes support for IBM enterprise-level platforms such as
z Systems and the various operating systems that can run on
the IBM Power platform such as IBM System i, AIX, and Linux on Power.
Rational Team Concert integrates with other products such as Rational Quality Manager,
Rational DOORS Next Generation, Rational ClearQuest, and Rational ClearCase. The integrations with
Rational Quality Manager and Rational DOORS Next Generation are part of the Collaborative Lifecycle
The Jazz Team Server provides a web-based administrative UI for
setup, configuration, and administration of the server. The server
configuration can be modified and saved by authorized administrators
through a browser, in many instances without requiring a restart.