An integrated, enterprise solution for reliable change management
IBM® Rational® Change is a web-based change management solution that offers comprehensive change tracking and change control. Rational Change unifies software change management and configuration management repositories through a centralized change server.
Rational Change improves consistency and accountability when managing software changes.
- Provides an integrated lifecycle change management solution with a central, high-availability change server.
- Improves change management reporting with traceability, trend analysis, metrics and graphs for Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) compliance.
- Provides ready-to-use best practices including the Rational Enterprise Change Process tool.
- Integrates with other IBM lifecycle management software to provide an extensible solution.
Integrated lifecycle change management
- Integrates disparate sources of change data into a secure, reliable and consistent environment.
- Supports distributed teams with a web-based interface for change requests and task submissions.
- Provides traceability and impact analysis from business change requests through to systems and software implementation tasks.
- Reduces the time needed to propagate changes throughout the system and decreases the risk of unwanted or unauthorized changes.
Robust change management reporting
- Provides high-level views into your development schedule, and offers quality assurance metrics to monitor change management data.
- Delivers historical trend analysis, status indicators, prioritization capabilities, multiple charting and visualization options, and powerful querying abilities.
- Helps reduce costs, defects and delays by providing CMMI level 3 and level 4 change management reporting.
Change management best practices
- Get started quickly with best practice templates and processes to support your organization’s workflow.
- Improve efficiency with Rational Enterprise Change Process, a tool for monitoring and managing process improvements, quality initiatives, software enhancements and defects across the organization.
- Improve productivity and process control by implementing repeatable processes for CMMI and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) compliance.
Integrates with other IBM lifecycle management software
- Integrates with leading configuration management solutions, such as IBM Rational ClearCase® and Mylyn Subversion, to provide an integrated view of your project.
- Integrates with IBM Rational System Architect to enhance enterprise architecture, business process analysis and SOA implementations.
- Integrates with IBM Rational DOORS® to automate the requirements workflow.
- Integrates change management data with other IBM lifecycle solutions such as IBM Rational Team Concert™ for matching change requests with corresponding work items.
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