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Localized practice libraries for Rational Method Composer

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Download and install the NL versions of IBM Rational Method Composer practice libraries.

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This page provides downloads for Rational Method Composer (RMC) practice libraries in German, Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Simplified and Traditional Chinese languages.

For purposes of translation, there are 3 sets of content.

  1. Core, Insight, DAD, Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM)

    This package has been translated to Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese.

  2. Rational Software Architect (RSA), Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software (RAD), and SOMA

    This package has been translated to Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, and Simplified Chinese.

  3. Other

    This package has been translated to Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, and Japanese.

These packages are defined as follows:

1. Core/Insight/DAD/CLM:
Business process sketching
Concurrent testing
Continuous integration
Evolutionary architecture
Evolutionary design
Formal change management
Independent testing
Iterative development
Managing performance through measurements
Project process tailoring
Release planning
Requirements management
Risk management
Risk-value lifecycle
Setting up a performance measurement system
Shared vision
Staged integration
Team change management
Team of teams
Test management
Test-driven development
Use-case driven development
User-story driven development
Whole team
CLM for IT Agility@Scale Solution (tech.practices_for_clm_it_aas_sol-ibm)
Disciplined Agile Delivery (
Performance Measurement (bus.perf_measurement-ibm)
Practices for Agility@Scale (tech.practices_for_aas)
Practices for Rational Requirements Composer (practices_for_rrc)
Component-based software architecture
Design driven implementation
Service identification
Service realization
Service specification
Use-case driven business modeling
Practices for RAD (tech.practices_for_rad-ibm)
Practices for RSA (tech.practices_for_rsa-ibm)
Rational SOMA (tech.rational_soma-ibm)
3. Other:
Adoption through execution
Agile business rules development
Asset-based Development
Asset-based Governance
Configuration Management
COTS Development
Data design
Deployment management
Determine application modernization strategy
Developing user support and training
Method development
Performance testing (Supports Rational Performance Tester)
Product portfolio management
Real-time practices - including architectural design, collaborative design, detailed design, hi-fi modeling, testing, and safety and reliability analysis.
Software capability program management
Systems architecture practices, including Architectural analysis - Operation Based, Architectural analysis - Key system functions, Trade Studies, Architectural design - Operation based, Architectural design - Use case based, and Joint realization.
Systems requirements practices, including Build and validate use cases, Detailed use case requirements analysis, Elaborate draft system requirements,
Vulnerability assessment (Supports Rational AppScan)
ABD and ABD Governance (mgmt.abd_gov-ibm)
Agile Business Rules Development (tech.abrd)
All EPF Practices (all_epf_practices)
All Practices (all_practices-ibm)
Practices for Software Capability Improvement (bus.practices_for_sw_cap_improv-ibm)
Product Portfolio Management (mgmt.prod_portf_mgmt-ibm)
Standard RUP (standard_rup-ibm)
Systems Engineering - Operation focus (tech.syseng_op_alt-ibm)
Systems Engineering - Use-Case focus (tech.systeng_srs_alt-ibm)
Systems Engineering Practices (tech.syseng_all_practices-ibm)


Rational Method Composer version

Installation Instructions

From the "Download Package" section below, download the libraries in the language of your choice. The library files are named as where XX indicates the language.

  1. Extract the content of the zip file to a location on your hard drive. (Consider extracting the files to the standard library location of the Rational Method Composer installation folder, such as "C:\Program Files\IBM\RMC7512\rmc\lib.").
  2. Start Rational Method Composer.
  3. Select File > Open > Method Library.
  4. Browse to the location where you extracted the library file and select the directory, click OK and Finish.
  5. Consider making a backup of the library before making changes.

Download package

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
Practice Library (German) 14 Dec 2011 German 32780584 HTTP
Practice Library (Spanish) 14 Dec 2011 Spanish 36700160 HTTP
Practice Library (French) 14 Dec 2011 French 35651584 HTTP
Practice Library (B. Portuguese) 14 Dec 2011 Brazilian Portuguese 37244112 HTTP
Practice Library (Japanese) 14 Dec 2011 Japanese 36805017 HTTP
Practice Library (S. Chinese) 14 Dec 2011 Simplified Chinese 33135001 HTTP
Practice Librery (T. Chinese) 14 Dec 2011 Traditional Chinese 35127296 HTTP
Practice Library (English) 14 Dec 2011 English 33135001 HTTP

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Document information

More support for: Rational Method Composer

Software version:

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 4031660

Modified date: 06 March 2012

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