We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"Work distribution among team members and accountability for completion with a clearer picture."
"Traceability reporting is inbuilt and includes all your requirements."
"ClearCase integrates well with other engineering tools and frameworks such as the Eclipse environment."
"Licensing: The solution cost is high and should be brought down to increase competition."
"It's an expensive investment to make, so the decision should be driven on individual requirements."
"This is a very expensive product."
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IBM Engineering Workflow Management manages plans, tasks, the project status and acts as the critical link between required and delivered work. It provides flexibility to adapt to any process, which enables companies to adopt faster release cycles and manage dependencies across both small and complex development projects. This solution offers no-charge server software and flexible pricing models. It becomes a complete IBM Engineering Lifecycle Management solution—when purchased as a set of seamlessly integrated tools: IBM Engineering Workflow Management, IBM Engineering Test Management, and IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Next.
IBM Rational ClearCase is an enterprise-grade configuration management system that provides controlled access to software assets, including requirements, design documents, models, test plans and test results. It be can be integrated with other IBM solutions, including IBM Rational Team Concert, IBM Rational ClearQuest, IBM Rational Asset Manager and IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software.
IBM Engineering Workflow Management is ranked 1st in Software Configuration Management with 2 reviews while IBM Rational ClearCase is ranked 2nd in Software Configuration Management with 1 review. IBM Engineering Workflow Management is rated 6.6, while IBM Rational ClearCase is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Engineering Workflow Management writes "Great inbuilt traceability reporting; unfortunately, the solution is heavily vendor dependent". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Rational ClearCase writes "Highly reliable, easy to use, and it integrates well with other engineering tools". IBM Engineering Workflow Management is most compared with Jira, Microsoft Azure DevOps, CA Endevor Software Change Manager, codeBeamer ALM and Micro Focus ALM Quality Center, whereas IBM Rational ClearCase is most compared with IBM Rational ClearQuest, Git, Bitbucket, HCL Compass and Atlassian SourceTree.
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