Compare IBM Rational ClearQuest vs. Visual Studio Team System

IBM Rational ClearQuest is ranked 4th in Software Configuration Management with 1 review while Visual Studio Team System is ranked 7th in Software Configuration Management with 1 review. IBM Rational ClearQuest is rated 9.0, while Visual Studio Team System is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Rational ClearQuest writes "It can be adapted to any process flow". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Visual Studio Team System writes "It helps us to develop internal products for internal use and is complete solution with a complete set of features in one box". IBM Rational ClearQuest is most compared with IBM Rational ClearCase, JIRA and IBM Engineering Workflow Management, whereas Visual Studio Team System is most compared with Visual SourceSafe, IBM Engineering Workflow Management and DBmaestro Database Source Control.
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Pros
The combination of a highly flexible state machine together with a platform independent API enables possibilities to automate many steps that in many systems are manual.It can be adapted to any process flow and easily be integrated with other in-house tools using the ClearQuest API.

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The solution is very stable.

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Cons
Lack of a modern web interface compared to other systems might discourage customers.

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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.

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Overview

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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Atos SE, STM, Regence BlueCross BlueShieldBluegarden A/S, Tracasa, Rabobank Group, Borusan Otomotiv, Ar¬ćelik, Alfa Bank
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