Business Challenge story
The Bureau of Consular Affairs must deal with a massive amount of change. Because it oversees international travel issues, it must able to respond quickly when changes to laws, US foreign policy, and even the weather necessitate new travel guidelines or procedures. The bureau needed a system in place that would enable it to propagate changes throughout its technology systems quickly.
The bureau worked with IBM Business Partner MarqeeTec to implement IBM collaborative lifecycle management tools that support the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). Using IBM Ratoinal DOORS, IBM Rational Team Concert and IBM Rational Quality Manager software, the bureau can accelerate its development cycles and respond to changes faster.
With approximately 50 percent of the bureau’s applications now in the CLM solution, the bureau has accelerated its development cycles. Plus, employees are able to easily access information about their projects because it’s centralized in the IBM applications.
- Rational Quality Manager
- Rational Team Concert