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Top Answer: I am not familiar with any issues with respect to stability, and I have never seen Team System crash.
Top Answer: I have seen customizations with Team System that allowed it to integrate into other ticketing systems like Jira, which would be a really nice feature to see.
Top Answer: Visual Studio Team System is kind of ubiquitous in programming because it's also what a lot of systems use for their source control. It is generally used for source control and deployment, and I have… more »
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IBM Rational ClearQuest is a fully customizable database workflow application development and production system. It provides flexible change and defect tracking, customizable processes, near real-time reporting and lifecycle traceability for better visibility and control of the software development lifecycle. IBM Rational ClearQuest provides scalable, multiplatform support to any size organization so you can continue to customize processes as your development needs evolve.

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System is a platform for productive, integrated, and extensible software development life-cycle tools that helps software teams by improving communication and collaboration throughout the software development process.

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Bluegarden A/S, Tracasa, Rabobank Group, Borusan Otomotiv, Arelik, Alfa Bank
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Manufacturing Company18%
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Large Enterprise33%
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IBM Rational ClearQuest is ranked 8th in Software Configuration Management while Visual Studio Team System is ranked 6th in Software Configuration Management with 5 reviews. IBM Rational ClearQuest is rated 0.0, while Visual Studio Team System is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Visual Studio Team System writes "Good code management and sharing capability, but needs better integration with the documentation". IBM Rational ClearQuest is most compared with Jira, HCL Compass, IBM Rational ClearCase, ISC Software JCL Checker and IBM Engineering Workflow Management, whereas Visual Studio Team System is most compared with .

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