Well, it's certainly been an eventful week for those of us on the northern US east coast. Our thoughts are with those who have borne the brunt of Hurricane Sandy's power. Here in Massachusetts the utility companies are finishing up restoring power knocked out by the storm. We are very grateful to be back online so soon and are glad that our trucks can now head south to work to turn the power back on in New York City and New Jersey.
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By Jean-Louis Maréchaux
Agile teams benefit from applying design management to producing and maintaining software-intensive systems. This article describes a pragmatic approach to efficient collaboration on designs in an application lifecycle management (ALM) environment. It uses realistic examples and focuses on concrete architecture and design activities, using the Rational solution for Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM).
Product: Rational Software Architect
By Matthew J. Bradshaw
Linking an automation tool to create regression test suites with a Collaborative Lifecycle Management application helps ensure end-to-end traceability of requirements. This guide shows how to connect IBM Rational Quality Manager to Selenium, an open source tool for testing web applications. You can then run tests automatically after a build.
Product: Rational Quality Manager
By Ritesh Nigam
When you enable the Project Security feature introduced in Rational Change 5.3, users are assigned dynamic privileges within a set of CRs, rather than the alternative of static privileges that apply to all change requests (CRs) and tasks within a database. This makes user management for Rational Change 5.3 easy.
Product: Rational Change
We are pleased to feature Contributing Author Darrell Schrag
Darrell Schrag lives in the Chicago area and has lived and breathed software development for the past 24 years. He spent the first eight years of his career developing software in the DoD (U.S. Department of Defense) and financial sectors until he moved to the other side to sell and consult for Rational software. He has spent his time since helping organizations improve all disciplines of their software development lifecycles. He still keeps his coding skills up to date by building extensions to IBM Eclipse-based products. Recently, Darrell has been involved in mobile development, helping IBM customers integrate the mobile platform into their development landscapes. Visit his blog.
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This week we are also highlighting the following items on our home page and product pages that you may find of interest.
IBM Rational solution for Collaborative Lifecycle Management combines Rational Team Concert, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Requirements Composer into one image, available on the IBM SmartCloud Enterprise, or as a download. This integrated solution image can help your software development team improve their productivity with integrated application lifecycle management (ALM) capabilities. Read more about Collaborative Lifecycle Management. The products in this image offer improved time to delivery with real-time planning, improved quality with lifecycle traceability, and improved predictability with development intelligence.
Agile Virtual Roundtable Event - now through November 9 (extended due to Hurricane Sandy)
ALM Community office hours: November 16 at 11AM EST. Manage and run automated functional tests with Rational Quality Manager