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Rational software

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Embedded software overview

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Today's products and systems – from medical devices to cars to smart power grids – are becoming more intelligent and interconnected. To keep pace and stay competitive you need the ability to not only make your products smarter – you need to do so cost efficiently, quickly and with low risk. IBM Software solutions for complex and embedded systems provide a complete, collaborative systems lifecycle management solution to help you deliver high quality products and systems, on time and with reduced risk. They include requirements management; systems architecture design and modeling; collaboration, planning and change management; test and quality management; and product line engineering.

IBM Software complex and embedded systems solutions provide you with the capability to:

The components on Complex and Embedded systems are:

Embedded software development is the development and integration of real-time software and embedded within complex products and systems.

Portfolio management software is used to optimize products and product portfolios to deliver on market needs, and maximize returns.

Product lifecycle management tools are used in developing innovative product lines more efficiently to optimize differentiation and growth.

Systems development is the development of diverse and evolving ecosystems of products, systems and services.

Systems engineering tools are used to coordinate engineering disciplines to facilitate delivery of quality products which meet customer needs.

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