Overview of Rhapsody Model Manager

Rhapsody Model Manager is a web-based solution that integrates with Rhapsody and OSLC Jazz®-based tools to provide lifecycle traceability for models, wider availability of models to stakeholders by making them available on the web, and source control / configuration management. This Architectural Management (AM) solution enables models to be first-class participants in the development lifecycle.

Rhapsody Model Manager is the Architectural Management (AM) solution in IBM® Engineering Lifecycle Management (ELM). These solutions integrate IBM Engineering products to provide a complete set of applications for software or systems development.

Overview of DOORS Next Overview of Rhapsody Model Manager Overview of Engineering Workflow Management Engineering Test Management Overview of Global Configuration Management Overview of Reporting Overview of Engineering Insights

Rhapsody Model Manager provides you with the following capabilities:

  • Configuration management built on Engineering Workflow Management
  • OSLC linking between architecture elements (Rhapsody model elements) and the following types of remote artifacts:
    • Requirements in DOORS Next and DOORS
    • Test artifacts in IBM Engineering Test Management
    • Work items in IBM Engineering Workflow Management and other Jazz tools.
  • Web views for creating and navigating OSLC traceability
  • Participation in OSLC global configurations as a contributor in the Global Configuration Management application
  • Ability to perform source control actions from within Rhapsody
  • Generation of external model traceability reports with Engineering Publishing
  • Simple method to enable Rhapsody Model Manager for existing projects
  • Migration from Rational® Rhapsody Design Manager

For a demonstration of the capabilities of Rhapsody Model Manager, see the Rhapsody Model Manager tutorial.

Migration from Rational Rhapsody Design Manager

Rhapsody includes a wizard for migration of existing Rational Rhapsody Design Manager projects to Rhapsody Model Manager.