Feature spotlights

An integrated solution to build smart, connected products

IBM® IoT Continuous Engineering is a group of five IBM products that cover the systems and software development lifecycle. These products help teams manage the complexity of developing smart, connected products. With built-in, customizable process support, this solution helps systems engineers and software developers meet requirements, respond efficiently to change and create high-quality designs faster—while controlling development costs and meeting compliance needs.

Define, manage and analyze requirements

IBM Rational® DOORS® Next Generation is a scalable product to optimize communication, collaboration and verification of requirements. It enables you to capture, trace, analyze and manage changes to requirements while maintaining compliance to regulations and standards. This product helps improve the management of project scope and cost in your organization and supply chain. It is available on premises and in the cloud, and can be purchased as part of Collaborative Lifecycle Management.

Visually model, simulate and test architectures and designs

IBM Rational Rhapsody® products offer proven modeling and design activities. They provide collaborative design, development and test environments for systems and software engineers that support UML, SysML and AUTOSAR. They are available on premises. IBM Rational Rhapsody Design Manager is a modeling and design product that uses continuous validation via rapid simulation, prototyping and execution to address errors earlier. It is available on premises and in the cloud.

Help ensure quality in your test plan

IBM Rational Quality Manager is a collaborative, web-based, quality management product that offers comprehensive test planning and test asset management from requirements to defects. Built on the IBM Jazz™ platform, it enables teams to seamlessly share information. It uses automation to speed project schedules and report on metrics for informed release decisions. It is available on premises and in the cloud, and can also be purchased as part of Collaborative Lifecycle Management.

Plan, track work and manage source code

IBM Rational Team Concert™ manages plans, tasks and project status as the critical link between required and delivered work. It provides flexibility to adapt to any process, which enables companies to adopt faster release cycles and manage dependencies across both small and complex development projects. This product offers no-charge server software and flexible pricing models. It is available on premises and in the cloud, and can also be purchased as part of Collaborative Lifecycle Management.

Visualize, analyze and gain insight from lifecycle data

IBM Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager helps you visualize, analyze and gain insight from engineering lifecycle data. Engineering teams can improve their understanding of relationships in lifecycle data and make more effective and timely decisions. This product unlocks your engineering data from various lifecycle tools and helps your organization maintain and demonstrate compliance with regulatory and industry standards. It is available on premises and in the cloud.

Technical details

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    Hardware requirements

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