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We performed a comparison between CA Endevor Software Change Manager and IBM Engineering Workflow Management based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Software Configuration Management solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed CA Endevor Software Change Manager vs. IBM Engineering Workflow Management report (Updated: September 2022).
633,572 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"The most valuable features are stability and ease of use.""The management and information CA Endevor Software Change Manager provides is very useful"

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"Good for managing stories, sprints, hydration and releases.""Traceability reporting is inbuilt and includes all your requirements.""Work distribution among team members and accountability for completion with a clearer picture."

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Cons
"I would like to have better integration with other products.""There should be better integration between CA Endevor Software Change Manager and Zowe."

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"Teams need clearer pictures of resource availability in charts and dashboards along with plans.""Lacks ability to customize and reporting can be slow.""The solution is very heavily vendor dependent."

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  • "Licensing: The solution cost is high and should be brought down to increase competition."
  • "It's an expensive investment to make, so the decision should be driven on individual requirements."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The most valuable features are stability and ease of use.
    Top Answer:I would like to have better integration with other products. It's impossible to work in parallel mode with the source. For example, we have one check for many banks and you can't change the parallel… more »
    Top Answer:We used Endevor for our source code management tool. We also use it for coordinating our testing that includes unit tests and system tests. We have an on-premises mainframe environment. All of our… more »
    Top Answer:Good for managing stories, sprints, hydration and releases.
    Top Answer:This is not a cheap solution but it does include the standard support that IBM offers through their portal, and the support is good. IBM has multiple licensing models, and there is a floating license… more »
    Top Answer:One of the downfalls of this product is that we are not able to customize it for our specific requirements. I'm not sure whether that's an issue with the product or with the company's implementation.
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    Also Known As
    Endevor Software Change Manager, CA Software Change Manager for Mainframe, CA Endevor SCM
    IBM Rational Team Concert (IBM ALM), IBM RTC
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    Overview
    CA Endevor Software Change Manager (CA Endevor SCM) is the most widely used change management software for the mainframe environment. It can automate your entire development process, adapting to your specific business requirements and helping ensure consistency and complete control. Integration with IBM Rational Developer for System z can improve productivity, accelerate time-to-delivery and ensure the auditability of all programmer activities. Eclipse-ready, CA Endevor SCM helps shorten the learning curve for application developers. It provides your team with business-driven, customizable lifecycle paths and automated version control to protect your software assets and help maintain application integrity.

    IBM Engineering Workflow Management manages plans, tasks, the project status and acts as the critical link between required and delivered work. It provides flexibility to adapt to any process, which enables companies to adopt faster release cycles and manage dependencies across both small and complex development projects. This solution offers no-charge server software and flexible pricing models. It becomes a complete IBM Engineering Lifecycle Management solution—when purchased as a set of seamlessly integrated tools: IBM Engineering Workflow Management, IBM Engineering Test Management, and IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Next.

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    Sample Customers
    Blue Hill Data Services Inc.
    Telstra Corporation, Visteon, Atos SE, Panasonic Automotive Systems, IBM Global Technology Services, CareCore National, JTEKT Corp., ItaÒ BBA, Avea, CACEIS, Danske Bank Group, APIS IT
    Top Industries
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    Financial Services Firm54%
    Insurance Company14%
    Healthcare Company11%
    Comms Service Provider6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Financial Services Firm20%
    Insurance Company10%
    Comms Service Provider9%
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    Financial Services Firm43%
    Computer Software Company29%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Manufacturing Company14%
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    Computer Software Company15%
    Manufacturing Company14%
    Government9%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Company Size
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    Small Business10%
    Midsize Enterprise7%
    Large Enterprise83%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business10%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise79%
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    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise58%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise9%
    Large Enterprise73%
    Buyer's Guide
    CA Endevor Software Change Manager vs. IBM Engineering Workflow Management
    September 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about CA Endevor Software Change Manager vs. IBM Engineering Workflow Management and other solutions. Updated: September 2022.
    633,572 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    CA Endevor Software Change Manager is ranked 2nd in Software Configuration Management with 2 reviews while IBM Engineering Workflow Management is ranked 1st in Software Configuration Management with 3 reviews. CA Endevor Software Change Manager is rated 9.6, while IBM Engineering Workflow Management is rated 5.6. The top reviewer of CA Endevor Software Change Manager writes "Stable, easy to use, effective for source code management in a mainframe environment". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Engineering Workflow Management writes "Great inbuilt traceability reporting; unfortunately, the solution is heavily vendor dependent". CA Endevor Software Change Manager is most compared with BMC Compuware ISPW, Micro Focus ChangeMan ZMF, CA Harvest Software Change Manager and IBM Rational ClearCase, whereas IBM Engineering Workflow Management is most compared with Jira, codeBeamer ALM, TFS, BMC Compuware ISPW and Microsoft Azure DevOps. See our CA Endevor Software Change Manager vs. IBM Engineering Workflow Management report.

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