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We performed a comparison between codeBeamer ALM and IBM Engineering Workflow Management based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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Pros
"The traceability is so simple that I don't need to do any additional configurations related to traceability."

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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
"The search and replace feature within the tool itself could be improved."

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

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "They're not the most expensive product on the market, but they're not the cheapest either — I'd say codeBeamer ALM is moderately priced."
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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 traceability is so simple that I don't need to do any additional configurations related to traceability.
    Top Answer:They're not the most expensive product on the market, but they're not the cheapest either — I'd say codeBeamer ALM is moderately priced.
    Top Answer:There are thousands of requirements that are modified or which are reviewed; those reviews cannot be seen at one single point in time. You need to click on each individual review item to check it out… 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
    IBM Rational Team Concert (IBM ALM), IBM RTC
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    Overview

    codeBeamer ALM is a market-leading Application Lifecycle Management platform. It is holistically integrated, and is packed with features that help you develop better products faster. Scale, monitor, control, and report on your entire development lifecycle conveniently, and comply with safety-critical regulations. Cut development time and costs.

    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
    Medtronic, Align Technology, Daimler, Samsung, Harman, Dassault
    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
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Manufacturing Company18%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Comms Service Provider10%
    Transportation Company10%
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm43%
    Computer Software Company29%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Manufacturing Company14%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Manufacturing Company15%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Government10%
    Financial Services Firm7%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise72%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise58%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise73%
    Buyer's Guide
    Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites
    December 2022
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    codeBeamer ALM is ranked 9th in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 1 review while IBM Engineering Workflow Management is ranked 11th in Enterprise Agile Planning Tools with 3 reviews. codeBeamer ALM is rated 10.0, while IBM Engineering Workflow Management is rated 5.6. The top reviewer of codeBeamer ALM writes "A plethora of advantages in a single, secure 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". codeBeamer ALM is most compared with PTC Integrity, Jira, Polarion ALM, Microsoft Azure DevOps and Rally Software, whereas IBM Engineering Workflow Management is most compared with Jira, CA Endevor Software Change Manager, Microsoft Azure DevOps, IBM Rational ClearCase and BMC Compuware ISPW.

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