As you've come to expect, and possibly rely upon, here's the past two weeks of content that has gone live on developerWorks Rational:
How Linked Lifecycle Data can transform your systems engineering environment
By Benjamin N. Williams
Organizations are building increasingly complex products and systems, and this engineering is generating more and more data with ever-increasing complexity. This trend is likely to continue. Ben Williams explains how Linked Data architectures enable capabilities that help solve inherent challenges and increase innovation in building complex products and systems.
Automate build deployment and accelerate releases by combining Rational software
By Lohith Doddamane and Pawan Ranganath
By integrating Rational Team Concert and Rational Build Forge, you can generate product offerings automatically and pass them to Rational Quality Manager. Then by integrating Rational Quality Manager and Rational Build Forge, you can schedule and run various automated tasks from Rational Quality Manager through Build Forge.
Consider human factors in the software development process
By Aya Elgebeely
To get the agile approach to work for a team, human factors need to get enough attention. Aya Elgebeely discusses how to save process initiation effort, money, and time by making priorities clear to leaders and managers and clarifying the best way to get buy-in within teams.
IBM solution brief: Develop enterprise mobile applications with Rational software
In transformational business approaches, enterprise mobile applications are a great leap forward. Businesses are now strategically employing enterprise mobile apps to support business objectives. The possibilities are limited only by imagination -- and development capabilities.
Tradeoffs and payoffs in moving to DevOps development
By Dan Zentgraf, Domain Architect, Ascendant Technology
Dan Zentgraf of Ascendant Technology, an IBM Business Partner, describes how the DevOps approach to software development differs from traditional methods, including how what you deploy and deliver differs. He then outlines the organizational and cultural transformations required to take advantage of the DevOps approach and the results you can expect.
Products: Rational Build Forge, Rational Asset Manager, Rational Team Concert
Faster Rational Quality Manager test scripts, automatically
By Vaibhav Srivastava, Execution Component Team Lead, Rational Quality Manager, IBM, India, Shinoj Zacharias, Technical Lead, Rational Functional Tester, IBM, India
IBM Rational Quality Manager can use Rational Functional Tester to record a user's gestures and automatically convert them into English natural language. Exploratory testing, documentation, and agile test teams that run manual tests can all benefit by using this combination to write manual test scripts faster and easier.
Products: Rational Quality Manager, Rational Functional Tester
Guide to Collaborative Lifecycle Management reports
By Murali Dhandapani, IT Specialist, IBM, India, Sonali Samantaray, Senior Staff Software Engineer, IBM, India, Arul Doraisamy, IT Specialist, IBM, India
This guide for deployment of Version 2.0 of the Rational Reporting for Development Intelligence (RRDI) explains how to integrate RRDI with the Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) 4.0 data warehouse. You can then generate reports for Rational Team Concert, Rational Quality Manager, and Rational Requirements Composer.
Products: Rational Insight, Rational Requirements Composer, Rational Team Concert, Rational Quality Manager