Systems of systems engineering

Delivering business innovation and social value Delivering a smart planet: An exploration
of systems of systems.
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Turning complexity into clarity

From power grids to emergency response and defense systems, electric car recharging infrastructure and smart phone payment systems - these products and systems have to be interconnected and dependent on each other for their evolving functionality. These systems of systems require new ways of thinking, planning, development, deployment and operation that differ widely from those of conventional systems.

The IBM solution for systems and software engineering helps teams bring products, systems and IT infrastructures together in an integrated, collaborative environment. As a result, you are able to:

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    Rational Focal Point

    Evaluate investment scenarios to align product, project, and application portfolio decisions with the overall business value.

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    Rational Team Concert

    Provides agile and formal planning, source code management, work item management, build management, and project health.

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    Rational DOORS

    Requirements management and definition using a collaborative approach, that enables stakeholders and IT teams anywhere in the world to provide input, gain clarity, better achieve consensus, and adapt to changes more quickly.

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    Rational Quality Manager

    Optimize quality through collaborative planning, automated testing, and defect management.

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    Rational Rhapsody

    Automate delivery and testing of executable architectures and real-time and embedded software to increase development agility.

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    Rational System Architect

    Link, consolidate, and analyze information spanning strategy, business architecture, information systems, and technology infrastructure.

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