Compare IBM Rational DOORS vs. Polarion Requirements

IBM Rational DOORS is ranked 2nd in Application Requirements Management with 8 reviews while Polarion Requirements is ranked 7th in Application Requirements Management with 3 reviews. IBM Rational DOORS is rated 7.2, while Polarion Requirements is rated 5.4. 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, the top reviewer of Polarion Requirements writes "Well-structured, but the import feature and the dashboards need to be improved". IBM Rational DOORS is most compared with JIRA, Polarion Requirements and Jama Connect, whereas Polarion Requirements is most compared with JIRA, IBM Rational DOORS and Jama Connect. See our IBM Rational DOORS vs. Polarion Requirements report.
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The most valuable feature is the management verification and login.It is very customizable and easy to scale.This product can help improve how your organization proceeds through solution development.I really like the customization that can be done using the DOORS Extension Language (DXL).The program is very stable.The solution is stable.The most valuable feature for me is the ability to enter data into one table, or context, and link it across modules.It has the features of: traceability, configuration management, and user access.

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A valuable feature from my side would be the comparison corporization.I like the way this solution is structured.The biggest improvement would be in the transparency we have now. We have very complex products. We make whole systems with difficult and diverse areas such as hardware, software, mechanical and printing, etc. To get the overview of all the requirements into a system, at that sizing, is the main advantage we have in the organization now.

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The problem is that because the GUI is so bad, you either have to spend a lot of money customizing the interface yourself, or a lot of money on training.The interface is not very user-friendly and has not evolved in a long time.IBM should integrate some solutions they already own toenhance the utility of the product further. Specifically import and export to Office products is more difficult than it needs to be.There are problems with communicating between DOORS and Microsoft Office.The kind of dashboard is not very convenient.It's difficult to set the code on the solution.It would have been ok ten years ago, but we are used to having better tools now.It used to be very clunky.

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It is stable enough but if you would like to work with more requirement objects, then you will get timeouts.If we have more than one thousand work items in one live-book then it becomes almost unusable.The one thing I would mention is the license policy is a little bit difficult. For different roles, you will need different license models. That seems a little bit difficult for us. Especially when you introduce such a complex system, you want to know the right way is to do licensing. It's not clear what that best way would be. The solution will be here for a long time, and I just think it could be more clear.

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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.

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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.Polarion REQUIREMENTS is designed from the ground for highly effective, transparent and secure collaboration, while teams have the option to work in their familiar environments.
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Sample Customers
Infosys, Chevrolet VoltNetSuite, Ottobock, Zumtobel Group, Kªster Automotive GmbH, Sirona Dental Systems, LifeWatch, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), PHOENIX CONTACT Electronics GmbH, Metso Corporation
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Aerospace/Defense Firm32%
Manufacturing Company23%
Individual & Family Service9%
University5%
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Software R&D Company31%
Manufacturing Company13%
Government8%
Comms Service Provider7%
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Manufacturing Company30%
Software R&D Company17%
Comms Service Provider14%
Healthcare Company10%
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