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"Licensing fees are billed annually and there is no support included with what I pay.""Pricing can vary depending on the size of the organization and how contracts are negotiated.""IBM is a bit too expensive in terms of pricing. Customers are paying a lot for the license, and the price is quite high for this kind of environment. It is quite high as compared to what we can get today with other solutions.""It is expensive to onboard additional users.""It's expensive."

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Top Answer: Makes good work of prioritizing and planning product delivery.
Top Answer: It is not cheap. It is expensive to onboard additional licenses.
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IBM Rational DOORS is a requirements management application for optimizing requirements communication, collaboration and verification throughout your organization and supply chain. This scalable solution can help you meet business goals by managing project scope and cost. Rational DOORS lets you capture, trace, analyze and manage changes to information while maintaining compliance to regulations and standards. Rational DOORS provides requirements management in a centralized location for better team collaboration, and traceability by linking requirements to design items, test plans, test cases and other requirements. It also provides scalability to address your changing requirements management needs, test tracking toolkit for manual test environments to link requirements to test cases, and integrations to help manage changes to requirements with either a simple pre-defined change proposal system or a more thorough, customizable change control workflow with Rational change management solutions.
IBM Rational Focal Point is a comprehensive portfolio planning solution for market-driven teams. With Rational Focal Point, teams can make collaborative, objective decisions to deliver market, customer, and business value. By understanding what matters most, your organization can respond to dynamic market conditions and deliver valued products and projects.
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Infosys, Chevrolet Volt
SanDisk, CareCore National, Laminar Medica, Chubb Insurance, Swedbank
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Aerospace/Defense Firm25%
Manufacturing Company21%
Individual & Family Service7%
Comms Service Provider7%
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Computer Software Company24%
Manufacturing Company20%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government8%
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Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise59%
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IBM Rational DOORS is ranked 2nd in Application Requirements Management with 13 reviews while IBM Rational Focal Point is ranked 15th in Application Requirements Management. IBM Rational DOORS is rated 7.4, while IBM Rational Focal Point is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM Rational DOORS writes "Has given us a means for improving the way we proceed through solution development". On the other hand, IBM Rational DOORS is most compared with Jira, Polarion Requirements, IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation, PTC Integrity Requirements Connector and Jama Connect, whereas IBM Rational Focal Point is most compared with Jira.

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