It is effective in presenting a clear layout of the file system when checking in and out files.
What do you dislike?
This is the bane of my departments existence, almost as universally hated as Satan. At a review session concerning our department, the main issue preventing us from getting our job done was synergy. It is TERRIBLE at going backwards, is TERRIBLE at merging, and is extremely poor at building baselines. Additionally, I have been told it is extremely expensive. Go with a newer software like Git.
Recommendations to others considering the product
Don't use rational synergy
What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
We are using it as a version control system and a configuration management. It does a good enough job to not destroy everything.
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