Ready for IBM Rational software is the official offering IBM provides to Business Partners to nurture and support a vibrant ecosystem of Business Partner products that extend the core value of IBM Rational solutions for design, development, and delivery of both software and systems with new capabilities and support of new markets.
The Ready for IBM Rational software mark identifies Business Partner products that have been validated against IBM specifications for integration to IBM Rational software and systems delivery offerings. The specifications cover all of the Rational portfolio, and are based on key technologies such as Jazz, and Eclipse, and industry standards such as Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC).
Since validated Business Partner integrations satisfy detailed integration requirements and best practices, the many customers using IBM Rational software can expect smooth implementation and integration of the Business Partner and Rational products. The added capabilities, and improved integration, help customers design, develop and deliver more innovative products and services, while reducing time to market.