LONDON,(RushPRnews)11/03/08–Rational-tools.com and CM Consult has released a demo version of their UML2ClearQuest module for free download. The module is located at the companyâ€™s site and is accessible at http://www.rational-tools.com/uml2clearquest.htm. UML2ClearQuest is a software product that has no analogues for IBM Rational ClearQuest. The UML2ClearQuest solution allows for creating and modifying the lifecycle of IBM Rational ClearQuest record types based on UML diagrams (up to version 2.1). The program is designed first of all for IBM Rational ClearQuest managers, responsible for designing schemas for their organizations.
It was created for our consultants themselves to significantly reduce fulfillment.ts time of the IBM Rational ClearQuest deployment projects especially in cases of atypical schemes of change requests transmission. Right after first evaluation this tool was very appreciated by our existing clients and deployed in several banks and oil companies.
The module has the following capabilities:
* Importing UML states from MS Visio and StarUML. Design business processes with the comfort of MS Visio,and StarUML and readily import the results to IBM Rational ClearQuest to a new or existing record type.
* Visualizing the import data. Before importing, the module shows the state diagram and checks it for compliancy with the IBM Rational ClearQuest state machine.
* Exporting state machines for record types from IBM Rational ClearQuest. Allows for exporting IBM Rational ClearQuest state machines to UML diagrams in MS Visio or StarUML format for modifying and viewing. A modified diagram can then be imported to the existing record type from which it was exported.
The program comes as two different modifications:
* As a separate Windows application that works under .NET.
* As an IBM Rational Software Architect plugin. This modification allows for importing and exporting projects only from IBM Rational Software Architect. The demo version allows for exporting diagrams to IBM Rational ClearQuest only if it has no more than 3 states.
Rational-tools.com is a worldwide project started in 2008 to promote to the world market the unique solutions for software development based on IBM Rational tools andrepeatedly certified by the one of the leading IBM Rational business partners in Russia CM-Consult Ltd.
CM-Consult was founded in 2004. It’s primary business activities have been project management consulting, supporting and implementing IBM Rational methodology and supporting IBM Rational and Microsoft software. Its employees have had experience with more than 25 successful projects with implementing IBM Rational and Microsoft and over 600 specialists have been trained in Russia and the ex-USSR.
CM-Consult is an Advanced IBM Partner and has the Value Advantage Plus (VAP) status. The companyâ€™s core employees are all certified professionals and experts, with a vast experience and knowledge. During the real projects it was accumulated a lot of needs in adjustments of IBM Rational tools to make them more effective and useful. Most of these needs were implemented in form of the unique tools, modules, packages and solutions which are now combined into the worldwide project Rational-Tools.com.