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IBM Certified Specialist - Rational DOORS Next Generation

Job Role Description / Target Audience

This certification targets requirements analysts and requirements project leads with intermediate-level experience defining and managing requirements using IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation, V5.

The IBM Certified Specialist - Rational DOORS Next Generation, V5 is proficient at using Rational DOORS Next Generation to collaborate with stakeholders to elicit and define requirements using text-based and graphical artifacts, to conduct reviews and secure stakeholder approvals. The Certified Specialist is skilled at using Rational DOORS Next Generation to manage requirements through the project lifecycle by using attributes, traceability, views, dashboards, and reports to assess requirements coverage, the impact of change, and status. The Certified Specialist can lead requirements projects and implement an organization-s Requirements Management Plan in DOORS Next Generation. The Certified Specialist is skilled at creating, configuring, and customizing requirements projects, managing user roles and permissions, managing project baselines, and utilizing project templates. The Certified Specialist is skilled at managing a stand-alone requirements project or a requirements project within the context of a Collaborative Lifecycle Project.

It is expected that this Certified Specialist will be generally self-sufficient and able to perform the tasks involved in the role with limited assistance from peers, product documentation and vendor support services.

To attain the IBM Certified Specialist - Rational DOORS Next Generation, V5 certification, candidates must pass 1 test. To prepare for this test, based on the job role and test objectives, refer to Training and Additional Resources under Core Requirements below.


Required Prerequisite(s)

  • Understanding of requirements management processes and practices
  • Understanding of how to manage requirements in the context of different development processes
  • Real-word experience managing requirements
  • Experience with requirements management tools
  • Understanding of the Rational solution for Collaborative Lifecycle Management and the IBM Rational Jazz Platform

This certification requires 1 test(s).

Test(s) required:

Click on the link(s) below to see test details, test objectives, suggested training and sample tests.

  1. Test C2010-059 - Rational DOORS Next Generation


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