If you are new to Rhapsody or Model Based Engineering - Rhapsody and Rhapsody Design Manager provides a better approach for dealing with the (rising) complexity, with support in the tool set you will be able to better manage this complexity and reduce time-to-market.
Moving from manual and textual methods to an automated, visual approach
IBM® Rational® Rhapsody® family provides multiple editions to help systems engineers and embedded software developers analyze, design, develop, test, and deliver embedded, real-time systems and software. Rhapsody Architect for example exist in two version one for software engineers and one for system engineers and is priced at approximately $690 for an authorized user (please contact your sales rep for an updated and accurate price).
On a high level Rhapsody and Rhapsody Design Manager will allow you to:
Empower to work at a higher level of abstraction
- Express specifications/design graphically
Using industry standard unambiguous notations
- Improve communication cross teams and across supply chain
- Early and continuous proving of specification and testing of design through model-based simulation and analysis
- Requirements > specification > design > code
- Show how and why design decisions and trade-offs were made
Code generation ensures implementation and design are intrinsically in synchronization
- Automatic synchronization of model / code
Code centric or model centric
Rhapsody enables systems engineers to elaborate and analyze requirements, optimize architectures, validate design behavior and performance allowing continuous validation & verification while automatically creating systems specifications, interface design documents and systems test cases in support of continuous engineering processes.
Software engineers use Rhapsody to create efficient and testable embedded software architectures and designs-usually before target hardware is available-while automating the development, validation, test and documentation of real-time and embedded applications enabling agile development processes to be realized.
IBM® Rational® Rhapsody® feature Design Manager opens architecture discussions to the larger product team. It allows team members to visualize what has been created in Rhapsody and integrate those elements into the Lifecycle via OSLC.
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