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AntonKavcic
Real User
CIO at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees
Aug 20 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the versioning of requirements and the possibility to reuse them. There is also a good chain when the high-level requirement goes into deep… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We were producing huge documents where we describe our requirements using The problem was that while we were producing many different products with similar protocols, the… more»

What needs improvement?

An area that could be improved is user interface which is not very intuitive. Product is also Java based and we have a lot of issues with performance (at beginning)… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We have floating licenses. Licensing costs are yearly, mainly for maintenance. The cost of maintenance is between €25,000 to €30,000 ($27,500 to $33,000 USD) and there are… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We use Microsoft Office tools just for writing documents and Excel for some additional information. We don't use solution supported by serious information systems. We were… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would suggest finding someone, who already has experience with implementing this solution, to help you with the implementation. It will be easier and you will have fewer… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We had considered other options and vendors, We decided for IBM tools because they have full stack of solutions to build them together, supported by many integrations in… more»
Michael W. Knop
Real User
Requirements Engineer at Visteon Corporation
Mar 01 2018

What is most valuable?

As a web tool, DNG can be difficult to use if the server is loaded or your network connection to it is saturated. Therefore, the export/import feature is important, so you can make changes offline… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Requirements management is a key activity in any software development process, especially so in safety-conscious industries, i.e., where incorrect software can kill you, e.g., automotive, aviation… more»

What needs improvement?

The problems with DNG are legion and make using the tool very frustrating.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

You are going to need a beefy server and a fat network pipe to it in order to make DNG and its companion tools work well for users.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Many organizations come to DNG after using DOORS. The IBM Jazz Platform CLM integrated tool chain is a sexy idea that provides, in theory, the holy grail: planning, defect/change management… more»

What other advice do I have?

Migrating from DOORS and a constellation of other tools to the IBM Jazz Platform CLM integrated tool chain seems like a no-brainer at first. I do not know a lot about the other tools in that chain… more»

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What is IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation?

IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation offers a smarter way to manage your requirements that can help your teams reduce development costs by up to 57%, accelerate time to market by up to 20%, and lower cost of quality by up to 69%. Designed for collaboration, Rational DOORS Next Generation provides a single platform for managing requirements so that your teams can work more effectively across disciplines, time zones and supply chains.
Also known as
RDNG, Rational Requirements Composer and IBM RRC
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