Rational Quality Manager

A resources roadmap for all users

This roadmap outlines the information resources that are available for IBM® Rational® Quality Manager.

Product overview

These resources provide an overview of IBM® Rational® Quality Manager.

Rational Quality Manager overview (website)
This site introduces you to Rational Quality Manager.

Rational Quality Manager on jazz.net (website)
This site includes all the products that are built on the jazz platform.

Software testing and quality management (website)
This is the home page for Rational software testing and quality management products.

Quality Management in 3 Minutes (YouTube video)
Get an introduction to quality management and Rational Quality Manager in about 3 minutes. This video covers the key functions of quality management and shows you how Rational Quality Manager helps you achieve your quality objectives.

Hit the ground running using the IBM Rational Quality Manager v2.0 (article)
Built on Jazz platform, Rational Quality Manager is a flexible tool that offers a numerous options. This article shows you how to enable the integration available between the Rational Quality Manager and the IBM Rational Functional Tester environments. In addition, you'll get a high level overview of some of the features of Quality Manager, including creating test plans, test cases, manual test scripts, test executions, plus defect reporting, and generating test reports.

Lab management using IBM Rational Test Lab Manager (article)
This guide is an in-depth look at lab management using Rational Quality Manager. Examples cover lab status, requesting resources, defining access, and creating configurations. The guide also presents example workflows and illustrations of common activities.

Get started with Rational Quality Manager (website)
This tutorial introduces the basic functions of IBM® Rational® Quality Manager, highlighting some of the key activities of the test management process. The material illustrates how to use the test plan as the focal point for your testing activities.

Get started with lab management (website)
This tutorial introduces the lab management tool and how the tool can help you manage the lab resources in your testing labs by providing a way to track your resources and administer lab resource reservations and requests.

Rational Quality Manager page on developerWorks (website)
This site contains technical resources and best-practices information for Rational Quality Manager, including articles and demos.


Installing

These resources provide information on downloading and installing Rational Quality Manager.

Installing Rational Quality Manager, Version 2 (website)
This installation information covers all the steps for installing Rational Quality Manager.

Free trial download of Rational Quality Manager, Version 2.0 (website)
Go to this jazz.net download page for a free trial of Rational Quality Manager, Version 2.0


Integrating

These documents provide information on other products that integrate with Rational Quality Manager. Updates for the Migration Utilities can be found in Technote 4020900: Rational Quality Manager Migration Utilities.

Rational Team Concert (website)
The product home page for Rational Team Concert.

Rational Requirements Composer (website)
The product home page for Rational Requirements Composer.

Rational RequisitePro (website)
The product home page for Rational RequisitePro®.

Rational DOORS (website)
The product home page for Rational DOORS®.

Rational Functional Tester (website)
The product home page for Rational Functional Tester.

Rational Performance Tester (website)
The product home page for Rational Performance Tester.

Rational Service Tester for SOA Quality (website)
The product home page for Rational Service Tester for SOA Quality.

Rational Robot (website)
The product home page for Rational Robot.

Rational Test RealTime (website)
The product home page for Rational Test RealTime™.

Rational AppScan Tester Edition Support (website)
The product home page for Rational AppScan® Tester Edition Support .

Rational Build Forge (website)
The product home page for Rational Build Forge®.

Rational ClearQuest (website)
The product home page for Rational ClearQuest®.

Rational ClearQuest Test Manager (Information center)
You can find more information on Rational ClearQuest Test Manager in the ClearQuest information center.


Troubleshooting

When a problem occurs, you must determine the scope of the problem and which components are involved. To help you do this, the resources in this section provide information on troubleshooting problems.


Rational Quality Manager, Version 2.0 Release Notes (website)
This site contains information about the known limitations of the version 1.0 release.

Rational Quality Manager Express Edition Support (website)
This site is a place to search for support documentation, product updates, and contact information for IBM Support.

Rational Quality Manager forum on developerWorks (website)
This hosted forum offers users a place where they can exchange information about the product.

Rational Software Global User Group community (website)
This community brings users of IBM Rational products together with Rational staff to exchange ideas and information.


References

These documents provide specific guidance and reference information for Rational Quality Manager.

Collaborative Application Lifecycle Management with Rational Products (Redbooks publication, website)
This Redbooks® publication provides a blueprint for Collaborative Application Lifecycle Management and how the new IBM Rational products support this evolving management model.

Rational Quality Manager on jazz.net (website)
This site includes articles, demos, tutorials, blogs, and forums on Rational Quality Manager

Rational Quality Manager page on developerWorks (website)
This site contains technical resources and best-practices information for Rational Quality Manager, including articles and demos.

IBM Certified Solution Designer (website)
This site provides information on how to become an IBM Certified Solution Designer for Rational Quality Manager.

IBM Events for Rational Software (website)
This site presents upcoming events such as conferences, seminars, technical briefings, trade shows, and Webcasts that are related to products in the Rational family of products.

Quality Management - A Strategic Business Advantage (White paper, PDF)
This article covers the strategic business advantage that you can achieve with quality management.

Rational Business Driven Development for Compliance (Redbooks, PDF)
This Redbooks publication offers information on how to design your processes and solutions using Rational products to manage compliance. The book shows how an organization can apply Rational solutions to achieve a controlled, auditable software development environment to help reduce some challenges imposed by standards, policies, and regulations.