IBM Engineering Publishing Engine Training - Advanced Concepts

DOORS NG TrainingTraining based on Rational Publishing Engine Version and later

Type:               Instructor-led Classroom
Duration:        2 days (8 hours/day)

Level:              Intermediary/Advanced
Location:        Remote or Onsite (World-Wide)
Language:      English

Audience:       Individuals responsible for generating documentation from different IBM and non-IBM apps

    • Basic knowledge of XML language and XML schema definitions
    • Basic knowledge of CLM suite
    • Some knowledge of OOP concept and Javascript language

This course is intended for developers and engineers that want to build complex documents/reports (e.g. traceability reports) in IBM® Rational® Publishing Engine v6.0 + 

Note: As of version 7.0, IBM Rational Publishing Engine (RPE) is renamed to IBM Engineering Lifecycle Optimization - Publishing (PUB).

IBM® Rational® Publishing Engine is an automated document generation solution that generates documents from Rational products and selected applications from other vendors that use XML and REST interfaces.


This two-day, hands-on class covers the fundamentals of building templates and generate documents using IBM Rational Publishing Engine (RPE).

This basic course is for:

  • Business/Requirements Analyst
  • Systems / Software Engineer
  • Product Manager
  • Support/QA Engineer
  • Technical Document Author


After completing this course, you should be able to use IBM Rational Publishing Engine (RPE) to:

  • Install/Configure RPE components
  • Use RPE Document Builder to build complex templates for the CLM suite (and other IBM tools)
  • Understand data structure - learn how reportable APIs work
  • Design document templates that meet the document generation needs of the company (use external stylesheets)
  • Learn how to optimize the document generation process
  • Learn how to test&debug templates

Training modules

  1. Using multiple data sources  inside a template (data source schema discoverability)
  2. Using RPE elements and queries to build complex RPE Templates
  3. Link data from different applications using RPE Dynamic Datasource Configuration element
    1. Requirements (DNG) + Test Cases (QM) + Defects (CCM)
  4. Process/transform exported data using Javascript
  5. What is POX? How to use it?
  6. Using external stylesheets (HTML & WORD) to comply with company formatting rules (including branding)
  7. Test&Debug templates
  8. Best practices
  9. Choosing the right document generation option
    1. RPE Launcher
    2. Document Builder (Web Solution)
    3. CLM applications (Engineering Document Generation)

Contact us to get a customized offer for your team. Upon discussion, we can learn your process and include important elements and terms known to your team into the training program.



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