Chapter 8. Development

Developing change management applications is in many aspects different from a regular software project, mainly because of the special development environment provided by IBM Rational ClearQuest and by IBM Rational Team Concert.

In this chapter we shall explain the special development considerations for preparing the development process and discuss techniques that can help large organizations overcome the limitations in ClearQuest.

We start by demonstrating how to implement the design patterns explained in Chapter 2, “Disciplines: Requirements, Analysis & Design,” using ClearQuest and Rational Team Concert (RTC). We continue with reusable assets: schemas, packages, and code. In section 8.2, “Parallel Development,” we explain ...

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