Application lifecycle management for distributed teams
IBM® Rational® ClearQuest® MultiSite provides distributed access to defect tracking and software change management processes through replication and synchronization of Rational ClearQuest repositories. With this scalable, extensible solution, you can extend software change management across geographically distributed projects and support collaboration across dispersed teams of any size.
Rational ClearQuest MultiSite contains all the great features of Rational ClearQuest plus support for distributed teams.
- Collaboration across distributed teams allows easier management and tracking of development activities.
- Software quality assurance is enhanced with built-in defect and change-tracking capabilities.
- Real-time reporting gives you better visibility with access to complex data visualization and a number of reporting engines.
- Simplified compliance management tools help you efficiently manage compliance processes and track approvals.
- Enhanced integrations with several other IBM lifecycle products offer greater productivity and a complete application lifecycle management (ALM) solution.
Collaboration across distributed teams
- Helps ensure all team members, local and remote, have access to the most current change management data through automatic replication and synchronization of Rational ClearQuest repositories.
- Allows access to change management processes, data and files through the desktop client or a web browser.
- Scales to fit any size team from small workgroups to distributed enterprise teams.
Software quality assurance
- Helps eliminate software errors with a change and defect tracking system.
- Reduces manual processing mistakes and miscommunications, which can increase the risk of errors, with quality controlled processes.
- Provides built-in best practices with the ALM schema. This helps improve efficiency and predictability with automated and customizable workflows.
- Real-time reporting and metrics can improve project management and decision making. The ability to manage and run reports from a web browser delivers data when you need it.
- Comprehensive support for querying, charting and reporting allows you to drill down into the data you need.
- The flexible reporting component allows you to access and visualize complex data with a variety of reporting engines such as Crystal Reports, SAP, and Eclipse Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools (BIRT).
Simplified compliance management
- Access compliance management tools, such as electronic signatures, audit trails, and repeatable processes, to help simplify compliance management.
- Easily track the origin and details of project changes and defects through final resolution. Closed-loop change management helps ensure project control.
- Verify identities and help ensure changes are made only by authorized individuals.
- Supports Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC) for ALM traceability with IBM Rational DOORS®, IBM Rational Requirements Composer, IBM Rational Quality Manager, IBM Rational Team Concert™, IBM Rational Change and Bugzilla.
- Integrates with IBM software applications such as IBM Rational ClearCase® for software configuration management, IBM Rational RequisitePro® for requirements management, IBM Rational Asset Manager, and IBM Rational Build Forge® for software assembly and build management.
- Works with IBM Rational ClearCase MultiSite for integrated software configuration management and software change management across multiple locations and time zones.
- Integrates with the IBM Jazz™ platform to offer integrated dashboards that include Rational ClearQuest data visualization.
Rational ClearQuest MultiSite resources