Collaborative development

Transforms application development to deliver quality customer experiences with speed

Collaborative development brings business, development, and quality assurance teams together so they can continuously adjust the project’s business goals based on customer feedback. They stay closely aligned throughout the project lifecycle to gain faster delivery of customer value.

To reap the full benefit of collaborative development, these interdependent teams need a scalable, integrated and open development platform that supports an agile approach, such as Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe). This open platform needs to unify all diverse teams, including developers committed to keeping their current tools. Those who need to create and deploy quality web and mobile applications can leverage IBM® Bluemix™, the integrated cloud platform which helps to save project time and costs with instant services, runtime and infrastructure.

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  • IBM Rational Team Concert – All the tools you need to build quality software – integrated right out of the box – including task tracking, source control, Git integration, agile and waterfall.
  • IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation – A better way to define, collaborate and gain visibility to the real-time changes and the original requirements, without relying on cumbersome and dated documents and spreadsheets.
  • IBM Rational Quality Manager – A collaborative and customizable solution for test planning, workflow control, tracking and metrics reporting.
  • IBM DevOps services for Bluemix – Empowers teams to collaborate for rapid development and deployment of mobile and web apps in the cloud, using integrated agile planning, building, coding, and deploying - with just a push of a button to the IBM Bluemix cloud platform.
  • IBM MobileFirst Quality Assurance – Enables rapid, beyond-the-lab testing of mobile apps and user feedback analysis throughout the lifecycle to improve mobile app quality. Trial version available on Bluemix.
  • IBM development tools and compilers for System z, IBM i, AIX, Linux and Windows environments – Maximizes development speed, agility and initial code quality for delivering solutions that are optimized for their target platforms.

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