Compare IBM Engineering Workflow Management vs. Visual Studio Team System

IBM Engineering Workflow Management is ranked 1st in Software Configuration Management with 3 reviews while Visual Studio Team System is ranked 5th in Software Configuration Management with 4 reviews. IBM Engineering Workflow Management is rated 7.0, while Visual Studio Team System is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Engineering Workflow Management writes "Gives us work distribution among team members, but teams need clearer pictures of resource availability in charts and dashboards". 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 Engineering Workflow Management is most compared with JIRA, TFS and Microsoft Azure DevOps, whereas Visual Studio Team System is most compared with Visual SourceSafe. See our IBM Engineering Workflow Management vs. Visual Studio Team System report.
Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Most Helpful Review
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Engineering Workflow Management vs. Visual Studio Team System and other solutions. Updated: March 2020.
408,154 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Quotes From Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:

Pros
Work distribution among team members and accountability for completion with a clearer picture.All of the features work together to provide a powerful holistic solution - from the dashboard all the way through to security.Agile templates give us a standard methodology for every Agile project. Also, the ability to create our own object types and linkages to features/epics allows us to enhance the verification of feature readiness.

Read more »

The most valuable feature is the code management, where there is sharing of code for developers and it is distributed within the organization.IntelliSense and CodeLens are helpful because they can show you details about your function, such as how many times it is called from other places within the code.The solution is pretty stable.The solution is very stable.

Read more »

Cons
Teams need clearer pictures of resource availability in charts and dashboards along with plans.Some administrative tasks are difficult to perform. These could be simplified.

Read more »

The user experience for the task assignment functionality, and more generally the software lifecycle development, needs to be improved.I would like to see the inclusion of more programming languages, especially better support for Java.The technical support could be better.I would say compared to some more modern tools which are made to work offline, with this solution you have to be connected all of the time and with a central server. In our case, it's not a big problem because we all work on-premises, but it can be an issue if you have teams in different locations.

Read more »

Pricing and Cost Advice
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.

Read more »

Information Not Available
report
Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Software Configuration Management solutions are best for your needs.
408,154 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Ranking
Views
4,684
Comparisons
3,341
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
385
Avg. Rating
7.0
Views
277
Comparisons
138
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
466
Avg. Rating
8.0
Top Comparisons
Also Known As
IBM Rational Team Concert (IBM ALM), IBM RTC
Learn
IBM
Microsoft
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 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.

Offer
Learn more about IBM Engineering Workflow Management
Learn more about Visual Studio Team System
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 ITBluegarden A/S, Tracasa, Rabobank Group, Borusan Otomotiv, Arelik, Alfa Bank
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company25%
Insurance Company12%
Manufacturing Company11%
Government11%
No Data Available
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Engineering Workflow Management vs. Visual Studio Team System and other solutions. Updated: March 2020.
408,154 professionals have used our research since 2012.
We monitor all Software Configuration Management reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.