Document Publishing Using IBM Publishing (formerly called Rational Publishing Engine, RPE)

River North has developed Document Publishing services and DOORS/Engineering Lifecycle Management platform (ELM) add-on products that simplify and facilitate document publishing from DOORS/ELM.

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    SERVICE: IBM Publishing (RPE) Jumpstart Service for DOORS Next/IBM ELM Platform

  • Enables an organization/project to rapidly get started producing documents with IBM Publishing (RPE)
  • Provides basic IBM Publishing (RPE) training for a team of admins assigned the task of document publishing
  • Provides mentoring during the production of the first few IBM Publishing (RPE) templates
  • Provides best practice guidance on usage of IBM Publishing (RPE) with DOORS Next (and Quality Manager too if needed), such as
    • Utilization of a central IBM Publishing (RPE) repository for templates enabling sharing and reuse across the enterprise which reduces template maintenance costs and document variability across projects
    • An advanced implementation of this involves using IBM Workflow Management Source Control to configuration manage IBM Publishing (RPE) files
  • Can be customized to include solutions for advanced document publishing requirements such as the following
    • Producing change mark up in the generated document
    • Advanced traceability exploration Ė cross-lifecycle traceability
    • Publishing a DOORS Next view
    • Integrating publishing templates into DOORS Next web UI so users donít have to leave DOORS Next or even interact with IBM Publishing (RPE) at all (i.e. no IBM Publishing (RPE) training required for users)

    SERVICE: IBM Publishing (RPE) Jumpstart Service for DOORS

  • Enables an organization/project to rapidly get started producing documents with IBM Publishing (RPE)
  • Provides basic IBM Publishing (RPE) training for a team of admins assigned the task of document publishing
  • Provides mentoring during the production of the first few IBM Publishing (RPE) templates
  • Provides best practice guidance on usage of IBM Publishing (RPE) with DOORS, such as utilization of a central IBM Publishing (RPE) repository for templates enabling sharing and reuse across the enterprise which reduces template maintenance costs and document variability across projects
  • Can be customized to include solutions for non-standard document publishing requirements such as the following
    • Producing change bars in the generated document
    • Producing an automated Requirements Index that sequentially lists requirements with associated page numbers where each requirement resides in the document - important because requirements never appear sequentially in a generated document
    • Producing extracted content from embedded OLE objects in DOORS - displays the CONTENTS of DOORS embedded OLE objects such as MS Word or MS Excel files in the generated document

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