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Score 4.3 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

AccuRev

Very slow and not intuitive; it would be my last choice for version control systems.The UI is a little confusing at times and seems a little outdated. It needs a lot of improvement. It is suited for small projects and fewer number of projects. But if there are huge projects and many projects to be maintained in a portfolio, its a little hard to manage.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM ClearQuest

Well Suited - If your project is running in waterfall model and other IBM tools are widely used for various purposes, Clear Quest is a good tool to have. It gives you seamless capability to create defeccts and query the defects for various scenarios. If you are a project manager or a test engineer trying to create defect metrics, this tool can help immensely.Less Appropriate - In this Agile world, everyone uses Jira or some other agile tracking tool. All the agile tracking tools have already built in defect tracking capabilities and can integrate with the work very well. If your project is running on agile or don't use IBM tools that much, then Clear Quest doesn't always add value.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

AccuRev

  • One place for most recent code with history, avoid any conflict/confusion among other team/members.
  • Stream/Workflow approach to control approval process betwen all the teams, which I couldn't find in other version control tools I worked.
  • Bundle our code in a small group (called, Issues in Accurev) to differentiate between different projects.
Nishant Bilaiya | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM ClearQuest

  • Effective change management, workflow management.
  • Bug tracking.
  • Integrates with the IBM versioning tool for version management.
  • Integrates with IBM rational testcase for achieving an overall test management.
  • Creating reports on the task status for managing deadlines and deliverables.
Charanya Rajagopalan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

AccuRev

  • Ability to zoom in/out for stream-view. We currently have many streams/substreams and unable to view the entire workflow. Zooming in/out would benefit.
  • Being a designer, I use Adobe Flash and SWF files. When updating the SWF files, Accurev does not see these files as being changed and you will be unable to promote. In order to push changes, you must totally rename the SWF file.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM ClearQuest

  • If you use theweb version, then it's really not good idea to use for sending emails through the tool, as it won't give you the chance to format your email, or modify the receivers list.
  • Most of the times people try to sign the WPI record instead of acknowledge it. So the error message should explain to them why they can not sign. People simply gets confused.
Sai Musale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

AccuRev

AccuRev 6.1
Based on 3 answers
We will renew because it is part of our build process.
Jason Vroustouris | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM ClearQuest

IBM ClearQuest 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Most likely as it's one of the powerful tools in the organization. We needed this tool to track all the process related documentation and also to capture signatures.
Sai Musale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

AccuRev

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM ClearQuest

IBM ClearQuest 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Clearquest is very powerful tool to perform process.
Very easy to track.
Sai Musale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

AccuRev

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM ClearQuest

IBM ClearQuest 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Very good support.
Sai Musale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

AccuRev

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

IBM ClearQuest

IBM ClearQuest 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It was pretty simple.
Sai Musale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

AccuRev

In my view, accurev ranks very low compared to other tools I have used. Microsoft TFS is the best in the industry as of today as it's a complete ALM solution. It does code version, bug tracking, user story documentation, and has easy integration with other external tools supporting many languages. So I would definitely recommend TFS to anyone.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM ClearQuest

We use Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) with the latest version of our software for our clients and the IBM Rational ClearQuest/ClearCase tool set for the previous versions. Both offer customizable workflows, but Microsoft support for custom templates is lacking. Heavy customization in Team Foundation Server makes upgrading to a later version a very tedious and complex process. With TFS, you should decide if it's more important for your company to be on the latest version as often as possible or if you need to tailor the tool to your company's methodology. With ClearQuest, IBM will fully support custom implementations and upgrading to a later version works well with heavy customizations. If your organization is looking for full Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) integration, then Team Foundation Server is a better solution than IBM Rational ClearQuest + ClearCase. TFS offers full integration and workflow management with all phases of the ALM. Build, Test and Release Management are included alongside Code and Workflow management.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

AccuRev

  • Better team coordination.
  • Avoid confusion by having one place for all documentation and code.
  • Better project management by having different work streams.
Nishant Bilaiya | TrustRadius Reviewer

IBM ClearQuest

  • To derive the project health, this tool has had a positive impact on quickly identifying where the problems were.
  • Simple and intuitive UI for test engineers to create defects and definetely saved lot of time with its copy functionality
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

AccuRev

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

IBM ClearQuest

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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