Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management

Extending collaboration between team members for improved software quality and delivery

The IBM® Rational® solution for Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) brings together requirements management, quality management, change and configuration management, project planning and tracking on a common unified platform. Productivity is enhanced with CLM by avoiding the pitfalls of working in silos which can often cause project delays, lower quality results and budget overruns. This integrated solution delivers more than the sum of its parts by offering in-context team collaboration, lifecycle traceability across disciplines, real-time planning and development intelligence for fact-based decision making.

The Rational solution for Collaborative Lifecycle Management is a set of seamlessly integrated tools that work together as one:

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Always up-to-date system requirement reports can be dynamically generated using the Software Product Compatibility Reports (SPCR) tool.

For your convenience, the tabs below identify the supported releases of Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management Solution from which you can select detailed system requirement reports for different contexts (by Operating System, by component). Note that clicking a link will always generate a new, up-to-date report.

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5.0.2 Release

5.0.1 Release

5.0 Release

4.0.7 Release

Higher quality software with faster time to value

The IBM® Rational® solution for Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) 4.0.1 continues to evolve with new functionality and integrations. Upgrades and implementations are simpler and faster with automated deployments and accelerated data migration. New licensing options make CLM an affordable solution for smaller teams.

The IBM Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management solution offers enhanced capabilities and support in v4.0.1:

Simplified multi-role licensing options

Design management integration

Lifecycle Integration Adapters for CLM

Best practices and templates for CLM

CLM for Mobile

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