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Looking to find out what is new and how to get started using Lifecycle Query Engine (LQE) data sources in version 188.8.131.52?
Here are some highlights of what is new:
…and for Administrators
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Attending Think 2018 and looking to keep on top of what’s happening this week? Need help planning your agenda?
You may want to check out the schedule to see what's going on during the conference, plan what you want to see live, and make it easy to catch up with everyone else on demand.
If you need some assistance with planning your Think 2018 experience, Watson is ready to help. You can explore sessions and tell Watson what your interests are so Watson can make recommendations for you. Find out how at Ask Watson.
You can watch live broadcasts of presentations, replay sessions, and discover inspiring conversations with influencers and thought leaders. See the live streaming agenda for details.
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With the growing number of smart and connected products being developed, more and more systems engineers must now deal with the verification and validation of embedded systems. Of course, the smarter those products get, the more complex those testing activities become. At the same time, new regulations constantly come into effect to prevent faulty products reaching the consumer. This is adding even more burden on the testers that need to ensure the functional safety of those smart things. Read the Test management best practices: How to improve your testing efforts article by Chip Davis to find out more.
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Developers, what happens when you design for “system of systems”?
How many of us grasp just how connected we’re becoming? The concept of the “connected world” has enormous – and transformational – implications. Because not only are individual things becoming more connected, each “thing” is often part of a larger system: a system of systems (SoS). [Read more…]
What else did we improve in Collaborative Lifecycle Management 6.0.5 - key updates for client experience
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On December 4th 2017, we announced Now
The list below focuses not on the new product features, but instead, the key wins in the 6.0.5 release which will make life better for users and administators in particular.
There were two main focuses to address the complexity of backup strategies. There is now an inte
Typically, like buses, two articles are now available. We wrote a specific article on back
We now strongly encourage you to backup your DOORS Next Generation indices so as to lessen the likelihood of needing to run a repotools reindex.
Windows VM users can now consider using alternative performance settings for DOORS Next Generation
We have focused on DNG backup strategy mentioned above, so as to ensure that we do not need to run repotools reindex. This was in part prompted by the desire for Windows Virtual Machine(VM) users to be able to use a DNG
Guidance on adopting IBM CLM configuration management across the lifecycle
During the same time frame, there was a large intiative to provide guidance on adopting CLM lifecycle configurartion management. Tim Feeney's blog explains the new Bes
Validating and documenting on WebSphere Liberty Profile and Jazz Authorization Server (JAS)
It is now possible to authenticate using Smart Cards, or certificates (.p12) with Liberty:
and with JAS, see related article: Conf
We have also improved the formal IBM Knowledge Center on these topics, cross-linking so you don't need to find these additional resources: Conf
Last but not least, Mul
In a preview, an expert guides you step-by-step through the various products in the IBM IoT continuous eng
Jazz Community sharing site:
A big thank you to the German User Group for creating a new public sharing site available to everyone - see Rolf Nelson's Intr
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Title: End-to-End Engineering Lifecycle: Decoding the Magic and the Myth
Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time
Duration: 1 hour
Join us for an introduction to IBM’s Engineering Lifecycle Management.
• Learn how to harness the power of end-to-end engineering lifecycle management
Register to attend!
Using the server setting “Server Default for Line Delimiter Handling” = NONE and usage limitation and understanding
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You may have noticed that there is a new feature in RTC 6.0.5 regarding Keyword expansion.
It may only be from the CLI and builds.
There is this statement:
2. How is the Keyword expansion enabled for a load operation if it is only used for the CLI and builds?
3. Does this mean the Keyword expansion is enabled for a load operation using the Eclipse client?
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This article provides guidance on using Rational Team Concert (RTC) as a source code management system in Jenkins jobs.
What is covered in the article:
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On April 25th 2016, IBM released Collaborative Lifecycle Management 6.0.2. In Moshe Cohen's blog
One of those highlights was:
And Moshe said:
Maybe it's a coincidence, but a lot of upgrades have occurred in the last few months.
Unfortunately, not all of them have gone as smoothly as they could have done.
Why are people finding that their upgrades are not wildly successful?
This, for me, is particularly frus
We also published a useful blog post "Planning your CLM upgrade?" to help find information about the latest available fixes and system requirements; and Dan Toczala wrote a
All of which was great, but do we just have too much information in too many places?
What we have missed all this time is a single entry point to our expansive library of information relating to your specific upgrade - in a single page!
In order to have a positive upgrade, where success is planned in from the start, a simple, handy checklist is required.
One, simple, must
This checklist includes simple links to assist with obtaining all the information required for each of the key areas of an upgrade:
* Upgrade Testing
* Software Licenses
* Server, infrastructure and performance considerations
* Latest Upgrade flashes and news per CLM application
* Ways to contact us so we can help
* Additional pertinent links/information
We are strongly recommending that this be the starting point of every CLM upgrade. Please also give us your feedback if you believe something is missing.
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Update on changes: Rhapsody Design Manager and Rhapsody Model Manager
As our teams are busy working on the second release of Rhapsody Model Manager, we wanted to provide you with an update on changes that are being made with regard to Rhapsody Design Manager.
The following blog provides further details about the changes: Update on Rhapsody Design Manager and Rhapsody Model Manager
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Unidirectional & Bi Directional flow controls in IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) Streams ( SIT \ UAT\ PROD) and Best Usage.
Below is one of the example for creating a RTC streams ( SIT \ UAT\ PROD) code delivery
Best usages & control of smooth code delivery between RTC streams (SIT, UAT and Prod)
Note: One of the best ways is to make sure SIT,UAT,Pre-PROD and PROD should be Unidirectional flows, so that it will not affect the existing codes.
The process is:
Below are a few things should be taken care of for smooth change flow.
1) The more frequently that you accept and deliver (assuming that your deliveries never break the product)
2) Merge in a small set of changes than a large set of changes.
3) The flow targets of a workspace have no effect on whether or not a change set shows up as ready to be accepted by other team members who share the same flow target. It is only when you have actually delivered
4) If you don't have any latest common changes, there shouldn't be any conflicts
5) A delivery of the code is made from the Module Streams to the Main Development stream.
Note: In case for the above situation if you find the conflict between streams. Please refer to the below blog.
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We've been busy wrapping up 2018 and preparing for the start of the new year. As we look back over the last year, we thought we’d share some of our top blog posts from 2018 in case you missed them.