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Many organizations use a number of lifecycle tools that need to share data, resources and assets. And while the existing integration methods are usually based on proprietary point-to-point APIs.
OLSC Integration for Successful Collaboration Many organizations use a number of lifecycle tools that need to share data, resources and assets. And while the existing integration methods are usually based on proprietary point-to-point APIs. With Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC) there is eaiser and more effective integrations between the many tools that software and product developers use. OSLC offers a set of rules as to how software development tools present and share their information with other tools. A well defined set of regulations allows vendors and customers to focus on the ability of the tools, and not so much on the how the tools will communicate and integrate with each other. Tools implementing OSLC can interoperate easily using a linked data approach which enables loosely united integrations with enhanced quality, navigation and traceability of shared data. OSLC removes complexity of multiple tool integrations, and frees data to be used by ALL tools without having to replicate data. OSLC is a different approach to tool integration that seeks to integrate the resources managed by those tools into the web of data. Successful Collaborations Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration enable tools from different domains to provide common integration scenario. A good service provider can now connect to variety of ALM tools including HP Quality Center, Microsoft TFS, SharePoint and Atlassian Jira through OSLC linking. They must have specifications that allow conforming tools to integrate their data through simple and live linking of artifacts contained in these tools. It must also provide an Enterprise Service Bus-based ALM integration platform to connect different ALM tools from major vendors and open source groups. With a successful OLSC integration you can create new artifacts in RequisitePro, Quality Center , TFS integration , SharePoint and Jira Integration from RTC, RRC and RQM. Users in OSLC Consumer tools will be able to follow the latest status, updates, activities and comments, as these artifacts are getting worked on by different stakeholders. With a successful integration, you will be able to update artifacts and collaborate with other stakeholders. Organizations using JAZZ-based Rational tools can team with a good service provider to quickly integrate with a wide range of popular ALM tools. A successful OSLC solution will enable the sharing of data through live linking between application lifecycle artifacts originating from multi-vendor ALM tools from HP, Microsoft, Atlassian to ensure effective collaboration. Learn more about : Perforce Integration & Requirements Management
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