IBM Rational Team Concert’s (RTC) collaborative change management solution is the essential component of an application lifecycle management solution (ALM). Features such as defect and change tracking, process automation, planning, reporting, and life cycle traceability enable better insight, predictability, and control of software and systems development. The solution can be licensed separately for distinct team roles and usages.
RTC’s collaborative change management solution is also the core component of Rational’s collaborative lifecycle management (CLM) solution and is tightly integrated with Rational Requirements Composer and Rational Quality Manager.
RTC’s collaborative change management capabilities and benefits include:
Rich and fully customizable work-item attribute capabilities to track and co-ordinate tasks and workflows for any purpose, governed by your team’s selected process
Agile, traditional or hybrid project planning capabilities extend the traditional notion of change management from just work items, to include planning and tracking by linking work items to actionable plans
Out-of-the-box process templates for Agile/Scrum, Traditional, OpenUp and Simple Teams help you get started quickly with best practices and are fully customizable at the team level to fit the way each team works
Automated dashboards and reporting improves transparency and helps everyone easily monitor, scorecard and collaborate on projects and tasks to address issues quickly
Seamless integration with Eclipse and Microsoft Visual Studio for multi-platform developers and a rich web ui for team leads and other stakeholders
Source code control integrations for Subversion, Git, Rational ClearCase, and Rational Synergy that add change management and planning capabilities to your existing investments
Rational DOORS integration provides requirements change management and traceability for systems engineering and high-compliance development teams
A collaboration hub for a distributed de-centralized enterprise change management view through integrations with popular change management systems such as Rational ClearQuest, Rational Change, and Tivoli Service Request Manager, commercial offerings like Atlassian Jira, Siemens TeamCenter and HP Quality Center and open source solutions like Bugzilla