IBM Rational DOORS Review
Updated June 09, 2022

IBM Rational DOORS Review

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with IBM Rational DOORS

DOORS is our tool of choice on large programs with a large number of requirements to manage at various levels of integration.
  • Parent to child requirement traceability
  • Auto tracking of all changes made to an object
  • Ability to create a toolkit to generate documents straight from DOORS
  • Linking between DOORS modules using DXL
  • Not web based
  • Better interface with other tools
  • Ability to track requirements approval and sell off
  • Easy tracking of requirements
  • Common to multiple programs
  • Home grown toolkit available
  • Ability to generate document straight from DOORS is a big plus.
  • Ability to track all changes is a big plus when doing multiple iterations or updates to requirements.
  • Need wider use of DOORS by all stakeholders.
DOORS is the legacy and leading tool for requirements management. It is widely used by the Aerospace industry.

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DOORS works well for requirements management. It's better than using MS Excel especially for a large number of requirements at different levels.

IBM Rational DOORS Support

Internal to our company we have several experts who have extended DOORS functionality to include some great features. And these folks are well regarded by IBM as DOORS experts in the industry.

Using IBM Rational DOORS

It's easy to use and learn. Not too complex and functionality can be extended by learning DXL.