"It's easy to use."
"The tools for requirement capture we have found very useful."
"You can customize the board according to your needs."
"The traceability is valuable. While managing the workflows, it was always nice to have that traceability from requirements and all the way through design. It integrates with Microsoft Test Manager, and you can have everything that is related to a requirement attached to it."
"I feel that the test plan and test tools are more manageable in TFS."
"The interface is easy to navigate."
"Basically, the capacity to construct various products is something I find handy."
"The most valuable features are the dashboard and task-selection capability."
"What I like the most is that you can set permissions on just one folder."
"The solution is very much stable."
"The most valuable features are test case writing and bug tracking."
"I think nowadays people are getting into Jira and other tools. What is happening is, this solution is becoming more traditional, whereas Jira and other tools are more attractive for the new users to learn and start using because of the graphical interfaces."
"The reporting functionality needs to be improved."
"The stability of IBM Rational ALM could be improved."
"The dashboard and the customization of dashboards is an area they have to work on."
"The usability of TFS is not that great."
"I would like to see the reporting features expanded so that I can see details on the users connected to all of the projects."
"I'm looking for specific options that aren't currently available, such as active status, new status, or what's currently in progress."
"The project management side should be addressed and the project and release planning should be somewhat extended."
"The interface can be improved and made more user-friendly."
"Integration from Visual Studio could be improved."
"The user interface could be improved to make it simpler and increase usability."
IBM Rational ALM is ranked 17th in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 3 reviews while TFS is ranked 6th in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 17 reviews. IBM Rational ALM is rated 7.4, while TFS is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of IBM Rational ALM writes "Customizable, the support is good, and the Kanban view is helpful". On the other hand, the top reviewer of TFS writes "Good traceability for managing workflows, but not flexible enough for agile environments". IBM Rational ALM is most compared with Microsoft Azure DevOps, Jira, PTC Integrity, Atlassian ALM and codeBeamer ALM, whereas TFS is most compared with Microsoft Azure DevOps, Jira, Rally Software, Visual Studio Test Professional and PTC Integrity. See our IBM Rational ALM vs. TFS report.
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