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CareCore National uses DevOps approach to cut defects by 50 percent ... IBM Rational software helps reduce software defects caused by issues with requirements

CareCore National implements a suite of IBM Rational software and forecasts a 50 percent reduction in the number of defects that are due to requirements problems as it continues to expand use of the Rational solution.
18 Dec 2013

A communications company cuts release cycles by 50 percent with agile adoption ... Using IBM Rational software, the company delivers software releases every two months rather than four

A communications company uses IBM Rational products to support its transition to agile development and to deliver frequent incremental releases, and cuts release cycles from four months to two.
18 Dec 2013

Daimler FleetBoard - Mercedes Benz ... Driver data transformed into insights on risk for customizing commercial vehicle insurance premiums

Daimler FleetBoard - Mercedes Benz uses driver data for insights on risk for customizing commercial vehicle insurance premiums
19 Nov 2013

Laminar Medica ... Portfolio management solution with powerful analytics used to keep products competitive

Portfolio management solution with powerful analytics used to keep products competitive using Rational software
25 Jul 2013

IBM bridges the “great divide” ... Helping enterprise architects and solution designers work together more productively, and building a roadmap for the future

Working with Corso, an IBM Business Partner®, the CIO team used IBM® Rational® System Architect to develop a standardized architecture building block (ABB) framework and roadmapping process.
22 Mar 2013

Laminar Medica cuts product development time and costs by 25 percent ... IBM Rational Focal Point software centralizes product data and competitive intelligence

Laminar Medica uses IBM Rational Focal Point software to create a companywide resource for competitive intelligence that supports market-driven product development and more-informed portfolio decisions.
31 Jan 2013

A bank improves efficiency by streamlining applications portfolio ... IBM Rational software helps cut supported applications from 600 to just 147

Using IBM Rational Focal Point software, a bank in North America reduces the number of service level agreements (SLAs) it maintains from 17 to four and cut the number of supported applications from 600 to 147, increasing IT department productivity.
29 Dec 2011

Chubb Insurance gains greater insight and control of risk management across Europe ... Simplifying compliance with FSA regulations and preparing for Solvency II with IBM Rational software

Chubb’s Risk Management Office developed a web-based solution built on IBM® Rational® Focal Point™ software. Users across Europe can collaborate in monitoring, assessing and managing risks and controls, while senior managers can gain a real-time overview of risk status.
18 Dec 2011

PRISA Digital ... PRISA Digital is able to better understand its audiences—and deliver results to its advertisers—by integrating its programming and advertising functions across print, television, radio, web and publishing divisions

A major Spanish media company deploys IBM’s Media Enterprise Framework (MEF) software platform, a multifaceted solution that streamlines processes across all business lines, and provides centralized access to enterprise-wide content to enable predictive marketing and targete...
09 Dec 2011

Swedbank achieves consistency and transparency in portfolio management using IBM Rational Focal Point

A leading bank in Sweden implements a consolidated portfolio management solution, based on merging two separate deployments of IBM® Rational® Focal Point™ software to reduce costs and achieve a quick return on investment while streamlining product and portfolio management
01 Jun 2011