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BMC Compuware Topaz Workbench Starter Service


This Service configures and verifies the integration settings for BMC Compuware products to execute within an Integrated Development Environment (IDE). 

What you get:

BMC will perform the following activities:

  • Conduct a project kick-off meeting which will include:
    • Scope discussion
    • Outline of high-level plan
    • Explanation of the configuration options
  • Prepare Construction Document
  • Configure and verify the following according to BMC’s recommended best practices in two environments:
    • BMC Compuware Topaz Workbench
    • BMC Compuware products that are licensed by Customer
    • Automatic synchronization of changes between end users

Customer will be responsible for:

  • Providing access and privileges for BMC staff to BMC Compuware tools, to include:
    • Allocating resources to set up network and system programmer elements
    • Providing resources who have the ability to APF* authorize a load library
    • Raising environment change requests
    • Agreeing on timescales and change windows
  • Performing user functional tests as described in the BMC Compuware Topaz Workbench installation guide

Deliverables: Using BMC’s standard methodology and templates, the following Deliverables are in scope for this project and will be delivered:

  • Construction Document

Completion Criteria: BMC will have completed these Consulting Services when the in-scope Consulting Services have been completed and the Deliverables have been delivered to the Customer Project Manager.


  • The latest versions of BMC Compuware products must be installed on Customer’s mainframe systems
  • Providing BMC with remote access to the mainframe via one of the following:
    • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
    • Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI)
    • Customer provided laptop
  • Having an LPAR running supported versions of z/OS® on z/OS® compatible hardware
  • Providing a TCP/IP port, AT-TLS* for a secured HTTPS connection to web browser
  • Providing secured zFS* directory space for the disk database

Additional information:

  • Estimated Duration: 1 Week
  • In-scope Product: BMC Compuware Topaz Workbench
  • Service Type: Deployment
  • Availability: Active
  • Success Service Code: BMSS_DEVT_001
  • Date Last Updated: 09/07/2022

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