What we offer:

1 – Dedicated Rational brand services technical experts

  • All packages are serviced by IBM certified System z professionals with more than 35 years combined production z/OS application development experience using Rational for System z technologies and products.

2- End-to-end services coverage

  • Proof of Concept – Initial planning, product ROI-evaluation, usage modeling sessions, design of POC, execution and evaluation of POC plan – including POC-level training, mentoring and support
  • Rollout – Product installation, configuration and optimization.
    • Rollout planning is available to assist your deployment (technical and management) team
  • Training – Highly-effective, off-the-shelf or custom tailored training designed for your shop’s unique tools, software stack, development process and practices
    • Emphasis on quality/high-impact hands-on exercises and workshops
    • Flexible options for training delivery
    • Support for the latest IBM/Rational product G.A. versions and many back-levels
    • Train-the-trainer programs are also available
  • Mentoring – Onsite or remote mentoring sessions available on your schedule to minimize downtime and accelerate momentum during the IBM/Rational brand product rollout.
  • Center of excellence planning and delivery – Creation and maintenance of Rational Center of Excellence for your shop, giving your users a central location for their new internal Rational user group.
  • Value-add add-on tooling and utilities – we specialize in the development of Eclipse-based tools that snap-in to the products, plugging gaps in technical functionality and simplifying administration
    • These are available at no extra charge to Royal Cyber clients purchasing certain plans

3- Customized Rational product Best Practices documentation

  • All services are documented with details specific to your environment, your rollout, and shop practices, allowing maintenance to be much easier after the engagement ends

4- Services logistics

  • Our packages listed here are available remotely (using screen sharing for 1X1 developer assistance).
  • Onsite services can also be offered (with the customer having to provide for traveling expenses)

Services are available for the following IBM/Rational products

  • Rational Developer for System z
    • Product Rollout planning and execution
    • Custom or off-the-shelf education course creation and delivery [onsite or remote or a mix]
    • SCM-centric material for CA Endevor, Serena Changeman**, Rational Team Concert, and more (** = Changeman material under construction)
    • Product mentoring and Center of Excellence build-out
    • Custom COBOL Code Review Rules – training and examples
    • Automated Property Group generation and administration using Royal Cyber’s “Property Group Composer” utility
    • HATS/RCP – for RDz/zOS green-screen functional integration
      • Training/Mentoring and custom utility examples developed, and plug-ins delivered for REXX, CLIST and custom ISPF Dialog Manager applications
  • Rational Asset Analyzer
    • Custom or off-the-shelf education course creation and delivery [onsite or remote or a mix]
    • Product mentoring and Center of Excellence build-out
    • Business Rule Mining and RAAi (RAA integration with RDz) training and mentoring
    • Custom query and custom DB2 repository table design/development – to extend RAA

Packages available

*** ALL PACKAGES REQUIRE 3 (THREE) MONTH COMMITMENT, CAN BE RENEWED/EXTENDED AFTER THE INITIAL TERM