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Overview of Rational Services Offerings


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This is a high level overview of the primary services offerings from IBM Rational

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Overview of Rational Services Offerings

  1. 1. Services Offerings from IBM Rational Lab Services © 2013 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. Accelerating Product and Service Innovation | Rational Our Mission IBM Rational Lab Services is a global organization of over 300 senior expert consultants and architects experienced in deploying Rational Solutions to improve your Software & System Development and Delivery capabilities. Our unique capabilities Accelerate your Deployment of IBM Rational technologies to maximize your ROI. Our team has direct access to experts in our Development Labs across IBM in addition to our own Business partner ecosystem to deliver your Rational solution on any scale. Our 1-2-3 services delivery approach is based on our proven experience and industry best practices: 1. Assess and Plan - Tailored solutions to meet specific business needs 2. Adopt - Expertise to prove and accelerate adoption of business processes and development capabilities 3. Rollout and Scale - Efficient rollout of your proven solutions across the organization 1 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  3. 3. Accelerating Product and Service Innovation | Rational Services Offerings from Rational Lab Services Our 1-2-3 services delivery model provides a customized approach for each client to address their specific needs. We provide services offerings for each of these stages in various solution areas. 1 ASSESS Assessment and Planning (1-2 weeks*) Understand your strategy, goals and constraints and provide recommendations Understand business drivers, current integration capabilities and pain points. Identify and prioritize candidate projects. Quick win Pilot (6-12 weeks*) 2 3 ROLLOUT AND SCALE Consulting Services (3-6 months*) ONGOING MANAGEMENT AND SUPPORT 2 ADOPT Accelerated Value Program (AVP) Prepare your core team Define your usage model Implement a set of capabilities by taking a project team through the full solution life cycle Execute the enterprise deployment plan to implement the solution across the organization Typical activities include creating centers of excellence, project mentoring, and train-thetrainer workshops Transition to AVP for Proactive, Preventative and Personalized Services *Average timeframes noted; timeframe may vary by client needs and services offering selected © 2013 IBM Corporation
  4. 4. Accelerating Product and Service Innovation | Rational Services Offerings Catalog Select the solution(s) your organization needs most: Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) with Mobile/Cloud capabilities RTC Migration from CCM Environment DevOps Test Automation and Service Virtualization Governance of Application Development Outsourcing (GADO) RTC Migration for Enterprise Modernization Rational Development and Test for System z (RD&T) Systems Software Engineering (SSE) Token Deployment … and get help at just the right stage for your organization Assess Quick Win Pilot Rollout & Deploy Note: Our 1-2-3 Services Delivery approach can be tailored to meet individual client needs. © 2013 IBM Corporation
  5. 5. Accelerating Product and Service Innovation | Rational IT Solution areas from Rational Lab Services Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) RTC Migration from CCM Environment Proven capabilities for accelerating software delivery; reducing the costs of inefficient, multiplatform software delivery. Build on your current investments to realize collaborative change and configuration management solution. Maximize product value with In-Context Collaboration Accelerate time to delivery with Real-Time Planning Improve quality with Lifecycle Traceability Achieve predictability with Development Intelligence Reduce costs with Continuous Improvement 4 Assess current configuration and change management (CCM) practices and recommend how to introduce IBM Rational Team Concert to improve current capabilities Review configuration and change management requirements on a team-by-team basis creating a flexible plan that accounts for demand, readiness and requirements of individual teams Plan for alternative options available out-of-box for introducing IBM® Rational® Team Concert into an IBM® Rational® ClearCase®, IBM® Rational® Synergy®, IBM® Rational® ClearQuest®, IBM® Rational® Change®, and open source solutions including Subversion, CVS, and Bugzilla. © 2013 IBM Corporation
  6. 6. Accelerating Product and Service Innovation | Rational IT Solution areas from Rational Lab Services (Continued) DevOps Test Automation and Service Virtualization An open, standards-based DevOps platform that supports a continuous innovation, feedback and improvement lifecycle, facilitating a business to plan, track, manage and automate all aspects of continuously delivering business ideas. Achieve greater agility and software quality by reducing cost, cycle time and risk being driven by software size and complexity. Delivering a differentiated and engaging customer experience by reducing time to customer feedback Facilitating quicker time-to-value of softwarebased innovation with improved predictability and success Drive down cost – Reduce labor, hardware, and software costs associated with delivering and maintaining complex test environments. Improve cycle time – Reduce wasted time spent waiting on the availability of and setting up test environments. Reduce risk – Reduce risk of big bang, late stage integration issues. Increasing capacity to innovate by reducing waste and rework in order to shift resources to high-value activities 5 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  7. 7. Accelerating Product and Service Innovation | Rational IT Solution areas from Rational Lab Services (Continued) Governance of Application Development Outsourcing (GADO) Enabling global software development and delivery by leveraging customer adopted best practices and frameworks Leverage suppliers earlier in the lifecycle share innovation know-how, feasibility assessments and high level estimates/timelines. Increase transparency across organizations collaborate on detailed requirements, release plans and acceptance criteria Release work incrementally - continuously refine scope, balance assignments, agree on success metrics 6 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  8. 8. Accelerating Product and Service Innovation | Rational EM-Specific Solution areas from Rational Lab Services RTC Migration for Enterprise Modernization (EM) Rational Development & Test for System z (RD&T) IBM uniquely provides a common platform for distributed and legacy teams System z development and test environment on developer desktops or shared servers. Migrate existing system z development and test infrastructure and applications to a virtualized environment for mainframe application development and testing. Enhance the developer experience by providing a richer toolset Provide the ‘point and click’ solutions to the new breed of developer Ability to support parallel development with code streams Application development and testing tool that can improve development infrastructure availability and flexibility Introduce work item management to track all communication related to a change Mixed workload support that can help reduce development costs Introduce management of cross platform application initiatives High fidelity development and test environment that can streamline the delivery of productionready applications Single repository of all source for disaster recovery 7 Software support and integration that deliver fast access to the development environment you need. © 2013 IBM Corporation
  9. 9. Accelerating Product and Service Innovation | Rational Systems-Specific Solution areas from Rational Lab Services Systems and Software Engineering Token Deployment Services Offering IBM Software solutions for product and systems development help you deliver high quality products and systems, on time and with reduced risk. Assisting customers across IT, Systems and Enterprise Modernization with transitioning from existing perpetual licenses to token usage for optimal use of Rational solutions based on customers’ development lifecycle. Design products and systems that are innovative, yet safe, secure and reliable Accelerate your product and systems development processes Improve product quality and demonstrate compliance to regulations Design, develop and deliver complete families of products Proven techniques & best practices include: Environment Assessment Token Migration Plan Token Server Installation and Configuration Token Execution and Upgrades Visualize, organize and analyze your engineering data to accelerate innovation 8 © 2013 IBM Corporation
  10. 10. Accelerating Product and Service Innovation | Rational Customer quotes ”Completed deployment, configuration and mentoring for 100% of migration, deployment and roll back use cases in 2 months ” “ your services enabled us to realize the DevOps capability in production” “Thanks to IBM RTCz, our teams can collaborate and develop programs that are increasingly robust in a minimum amount of time, helping us meet the needs of our customers at a lower cost.” “The Rational Lab Team … did an exceptional job with the global implementation required.” “…encore!” ”…Reduced friction and increased focus on delivering value to customers in each delivery stream, reduce rework by improving end-to-end collaboration and planning consistency, and reduce our compliance efforts by automating key process tasks and deliverables.” “With IBM RTC, we have seen a 30% productivity gain on our global projects on configuration management activities.” ”excellent support from the team” “In the past, we would turn a release over to testing and on average catch 80% of the defects. With our first RTC release, we hit 94% of the defects caught prior to the first test cycle. We saw a big shift in quality and on time delivery with RTC.” ”You saved us 6 weeks manual component testing by bringing in GreenHat in this way.” Following this success, the capability was embedded as an off-shore capability and continues to be business as usual for system development. “…The GADO workflow helped me understand how CLM fits together” “Improved effectiveness of impact analysis on decision makers by 30% using lifecycle tracing and business intelligence reporting …” © 2013 IBM Corporation
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  12. 12. Accelerating Product and Service Innovation | Rational IBM Software Accelerated Value Program Intended Audience: − Your core team We provide personalized, proactive and preventative services for customers who are looking for more than standard support. AVP offers a technical advisory service that assists clients to more efficiently accelerate from software purchase to software ROI Value Proposition − Personalized Trusted Advisor, SPoC Virtual Team Member Continuity − Proactive Filter Information Advice through Product Lifecycle Knowledge Transfer/Best Practices − Preventative Early notifications of potential critical situations Circumvent technical problems Risk mitigation, fix advice and diagnostic coaching Activities − Customized coverage on product families − AVP Support Portal, Knowledge Sharing Calls 11 Resources − % FTE of Trusted Advisor − Executive Sponsor © 2013 IBM Corporation
  13. 13. Accelerating Product and Service Innovation | Rational CloudOne Managed Services For customers interested in cloud hosting options, we provide managed services which provide faster time to value and allows you to focus on your business while we maintain your environment 12 Intended Audience: − Your core team Value Proposition − We manage and serve up the tools as you use them − SaaS licenses month to month and hosting pay as you go. Peak concurrent usage − When you need more, we can supply them one license at a time [through software-as-a-service licensing] − Scales up (and down) real-time as your needs change. − We apply patches, perform upgrades, handle issues so that you can focus on building great software and products − Clouds are backed up, restorable and disaster resilient Activities − On-boarding call with CloudOne − Setup and Configuration of Virtual Private Cloud Resources − 1 CloudOne Consultant © 2013 IBM Corporation
  14. 14. Accelerating Product and Service Innovation | Rational Agile Acceleration for Mobile Development Teams Intended Audience: − We adapt our suite of product and service offerings to meet the special needs of mobile development teams. We enable you to collaborate across all tiers of your development organization, test mobile apps more completely and quickly, and build and deploy across numerous mobile platforms. Your mobile development teams and the backend services teams with which they interact Value Proposition − − − − − Deliver your mobile apps to your customers, sooner Act more quickly on customer feedback Deliver apps that more effectively meet customer needs Reduce your development and test costs Increase the alignment between the Line of Business and Development Activities − − − Identify the best opportunities for adding business value by improving mobile development team capabilities Deliver product solutions to meet the needs of your mobile development teams in the CLM, Test, and/or Continuous Integration and Deployment spaces Mentor your mobile development team members to effectively use the provided solutions Deliverables − Deliverables vary by the domain and the type of offering. Domains addressed include CLM for Mobile, Testing for Mobile, and Continuous Integration and Deployment for Mobile. Offering types include Assessment and Planning services, Quick Win Pilots, and comprehensive consulting engagements Resources − 13 2+* IBM Consultants *Varies by client needs © 2013 IBM Corporation
  15. 15. Accelerating Product and Service Innovation | Rational For more information or to engage Rational Services, contact: © Copyright IBM Corporation 2013. All rights reserved. The information contained in these materials is provided for informational purposes only, and is provided AS IS without warranty of any kind, express or implied. IBM shall not be responsible for any damages arising out of the use of, or otherwise related to, these materials. Nothing contained in these materials is intended to, nor shall have the effect of, creating any warranties or representations from IBM or its suppliers or licensors, or altering the terms and conditions of the applicable license agreement governing the use of IBM software. References in these materials to IBM products, programs, or services do not imply that they will be available in all countries in which IBM operates. Product release dates and/or capabilities referenced in these materials may change at any time at IBM’s sole discretion based on market opportunities or other factors, and are not intended to be a commitment to future product or feature availability in any way. IBM, the IBM logo, Rational, the Rational logo, Telelogic, the Telelogic logo, and other IBM products and services are trademarks of the International Business Machines Corporation, in the United States, other countries or both. Other company, product, or service names may be trademarks or service marks of others. 14 © 2013 IBM Corporation