Measurement and management improves project and process performance
IBM® Rational® Insight is a performance measurement and management solution to help improve projects and processes. Rational Insight delivers measurement best practices that help you speed time to market, improve quality, and take greater control of software and systems development. It provides objective dashboards and measures for transparency and control of risks, status and trends.
Rational Insight provides:
- Support for data-based decision making—automates collection, measurement and analysis of real-time data and complete information for informed decision making.
- Role-based information—offers measures and metrics tailored and optimized for specific roles.
- Cross-boundary visibility—provides visibility into your data across projects, products and geographical boundaries to monitor status and progress in a single view.
- Best practices—assesses and measures results for continual process improvement with the adoption of best practice frameworks.
Support for data-based decision making
- Rational Insight provides a single, web-based view of real-time project and process performance information including baselines, averages and goals.
- Data quality and timeliness is managed by automating the collection, measurement and analysis of real-time data from disparate sources. These sources include IBM Rational ClearQuest®, IBM Rational ClearCase®, IBM Rational Quality Manager; and third-party tools such as Microsoft® Project and XML data sources.
- Rational Insight provides flexible dashboards, which help synthesize information into graphical elements, and make it easy to see project status and understand issues.
- Get a single interface personalized to display the information that is most relevant to your needs.
- Assess project status by analyzing summary views and additional detail using built-in measures and metrics.
- Evaluate actual results against business or project goals and receive email alerts.
- Configure Rational Insight to deliver information to your mobile device.
- Gain visibility into your data to monitor status and answer questions related to key aspects of your activities, such as requirements volatility, stability and defect density.
- Monitor status using real-time data from across all your projects in a single view.
- Create dashboards in several formats across disparate repositories and customize dashboards to fit your needs.
- Manage resources to increase team productivity and accurately predict project outcomes.
- Rational Insight uses a library of best practices and management techniques with ready-to-use dashboards and metrics.
- You can evaluate historical data for lessons learned and take advantage of quality and performance metrics tailored to your needs.
- Rational Insight works with the IBM Rational Measured Capability Improvement Framework to help ensure you are capturing and measuring the right information for improvements.
- Rational Measured Capability Improvement Framework and Rational Insight help you measure, manage, and incrementally improve your software and systems delivery.
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