Here is a summary of acronyms and terms used in relation to the Sodius OSLC Adapter for PTC Windchill.

OSLC Adapter for PTC Windchill Adapter


Application Lifecycle Management.


Change and Configuration Management.


Cross-Origin Resource Sharing, a mecanism for a web server to control client domains which are allowed or forbidden to request resources. A detailed information can be read on the Mozilla Developer Network.


Fully Qualified Domain Name or Absolute domain name is the name which describes the exact location, without ambiguity, of a network resource.


OASIS is a nonprofit consortium that drives the development, convergence and adoption of open standards for the global information society.


The authentication protocol used by Jazz CLM to authenticate users.


Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration develops standards that make it easy and practical for software lifecycle tools to share data with one another.


Product Lifecycle Management is the process of managing the entire lifecycle of a product from inception, through engineering design and manufacture, to service and disposal of manufactured products.


Representational State Transfer is a software architectural style that defines a set of constraints to be used for creating web services.


IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters extend the Rational Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solution with integrations to a number of third-party tools.


Requirements Management is the process of documenting, analyzing, tracing, prioritizing and agreeing on requirements and then controlling change and communicating to relevant stakeholders.

IBM Terminology

Go to Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters page for terms and definitions about IBM RLIA.

To find definitions for terminology used in products that are part of the IBM ® Rational ® Software Delivery Platform, see the IBM Knowledge Center

PTC Windchill Terminology

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