IBM Rational Quality Manager vs. Inflectra SpiraTest

IBM Rational Quality Manager is ranked 15th in Test Management Tools with 4 reviews vs Inflectra SpiraTest which is ranked 7th in Test Management Tools with 10 reviews. The top reviewer of IBM Rational Quality Manager writes "Global Configuration allows the user to maintain different versions of the same artifact. It does not provide inbuilt capabilities for managing the tasks related to testing". The top reviewer of Inflectra SpiraTest writes "Produces a test result based on both manual and automated tests". IBM Rational Quality Manager is most compared with Quality Center, SmartBear TestComplete and TestRail. Inflectra SpiraTest is most compared with JIRA, Quality Center and TestRail. See our IBM Rational Quality Manager vs. Inflectra SpiraTest report.
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Pros
Reusability and integration capabilities which make it a great choice for organizations that use a variety of development tools and platforms.Latest features include versioning of testings which can be great when used for multiple releases of a product.It allows user to add whichever widget (predefined) based on the need. It has integration with CCM and RM to achieve traceability.

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We were able to add a step-by-step procedure for someone to follow to assist in testing.The features of this product most valuable to me were the test case management and the visual status, by which it was displayed.

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Cons
Mainly Quality Assurance and DevOps, but of course the whole company and management areas with more knowledge of quality and client success approach.Integration capabilities with other vendors' tools should improve.Organizing the test cases is tedious. There is no mechanism to keep and maintain the test cases as hierarchy. This should be seriously addressed.

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Being able to add scripting for testing can and does save a lot of time. When you are able to just ‘run’ a test case rather than manually add it and run it.Two areas that can stand improvement: integration with third party products and making it more intuitive.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Each license includes 12 months of customer support. A free 90-day trial of the software is also available.The licenses of these tools (the whole CLM package) is very costly as compared to other vendors' tools.

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The pricing was excellent. I would recommend the enterprise solution.

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7.3
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7.7
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Also Known AsRational Quality ManagerSpiraTest, Spira
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Overview
OverviewIBM Rational Quality Manager is a collaborative hub for business-driven software and systems quality across virtually any platform and type of testing. This software helps teams share information seamlessly, use automation to accelerate project schedules and report on metrics for informed release decisions. Rational Quality Manager helps quality assurance teams collaborate by sharing project information and status updates seamlessly so team members can synchronize teamwork throughout the lifecycle. It helps them automate by reducing labor-intensive activities to accelerate project schedules. In addition, it helps them govern by understanding and reporting on project metrics enabling accurate, reliable and timely release decisions.SpiraTest is an integrated Requirements and Quality Management solution that manages your project's Requirements, Test Cases, Releases, Defects and Issues in one environment, with complete traceability throughout. After defining your project's requirements, you generate the test cases and test steps that validate the functionality. The test execution modules allows users to run through the tests, logging defects/issues as they go. SpiraTest is Fully Web-Based. Free 30-Day Trial.
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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersEhrhardt, Cisco Systems, Anadolu Hayat Emeklilik, CareCore National, ItaÒ BBA, Barr- Morningstar - Deutsch Bank - Sopra Group - Booz Allen & Hamilton - UBS - US Government
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REVIEWERS
University
13%
Comms Service Provider
13%
Newspaper
13%
Marketing Services Firm
13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
26%
Newspaper
17%
Pharma/Biotech Company
17%
Transportation Company
8%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business
16%
Midsize Enterprise
58%
Large Enterprise
26%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business
18%
Midsize Enterprise
45%
Large Enterprise
37%
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