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IBM Rational and BigLever Software

Product Line Engineering for Systems and Software

Achieve new levels of innovation, economy of scale, competitive advantage and profitability.

IBM Rational and BigLever Software™ (link resides outside of ibm.com) have teamed to deliver a pragmatic and proven new generation systems and software product line engineering (PLE) solution that enables you to achieve new levels of innovation and economy of scale, gain competitive advantage, and ultimately, maximize product line profitability.

Integrations between BigLever’s industry-standard Gears Product Line Engineering (PLE) Lifecycle Framework™ and the industry-leading IBM Rational® toolset provide the capabilities you need to develop, deliver and evolve your product line portfolio, seamlessly and efficiently, across the entire lifecycle -- from business case and analysis to requirements, design, implementation, testing, delivery, maintenance and evolution.

The IBM BigLever Solution includes

Analyst Podcast & Report

Learn about General Motor’s approach to managing quality using PLE tools and methods.


PLE Overviews

Explore the latest new generation approaches that have enabled the widespread adoption of PLE practice.


Analyst Podcast & Report

Gain insight into growing convergence of PLM, ALM and PLE technologies.