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"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."

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Top Answer: Traceability reporting is inbuilt and includes all your requirements.
Top Answer: This is not a cheap solution but it does include the standard support that IBM offers through their portal, and the support is good. IBM has multiple licensing models, and there is a floating license… more »
Top Answer: Unfortunately, the solution is very heavily vendor dependent. It requires a strong partnership with IBM, and you rely on them for fixes or access to certain things. There are new fixes all the time… more »
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Also Known As
IBM Rational Team Concert (IBM ALM), IBM RTC
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Overview

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.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe, a file-level version control system that delivers restore point and team coordination capabilities.
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Sample Customers
Telstra Corporation, Visteon, Atos SE, Panasonic Automotive Systems, IBM Global Technology Services, CareCore National, JTEKT Corp., ItaÒ BBA, Avea, CACEIS, Danske Bank Group, APIS IT
XP Investimentos, Weichert Lead Network, Arelik, ACS
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Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider12%
Manufacturing Company12%
Government7%
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Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise55%
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Find out what your peers are saying about IBM, Broadcom, Compuware and others in Software Configuration Management. Updated: October 2021.
543,089 professionals have used our research since 2012.

IBM Engineering Workflow Management is ranked 1st in Software Configuration Management with 2 reviews while Visual SourceSafe is ranked 14th in Software Configuration Management. IBM Engineering Workflow Management is rated 6.6, while Visual SourceSafe is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM Engineering Workflow Management writes "Great inbuilt traceability reporting; unfortunately, the solution is heavily vendor dependent". On the other hand, IBM Engineering Workflow Management is most compared with Jira, Microsoft Azure DevOps, CA Endevor Software Change Manager, codeBeamer ALM and Rally Software, whereas Visual SourceSafe is most compared with IBM Rational ClearCase.

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