Software developers share their experiences with tools and best practices that support application lifecycle management. Note that posts reported to us as spam or off-topic advertising will be removed.
Ever wondered, how
does a software development team become "Agile" when they
develop a product line that is used by over 90% of IBM's top 500
customers, that has been identified as one of IBM's 100
icons of progress , and that has been developed for over 40
in assembler PL/X and COBOL, but now has Java and XML thrown in?
Hey, let's have some fun! In preparation for the ALM Office Hours Event on May 3 , we are soliciting your humorous and "funny-but-not" ideas on how ALM teams and individuals get tripped up with Application Lifecycle Management. Provide a name that reminds us of a medical condition (e.g. Buildzheimers), a... [More]
On January 22, Vishy Ramaswamy and I talked about Agile architecture during an InformationWeek webcast: Agile Development: Three Pillars of Success. ( CLICK HERE to access the on-demand replay) Questions which had not been answered during the Q&A session for lack of time are listed in this blog entry. We hope that you will find the... [More]
Each year, IBM brings some of the brightest and most promising MBA and software development students from universities around the world into 12-week summer programs at 15 labs around the world. This summer, I had the honor of working with one of those teams, at our lab in RTP, NC. Hannah Stern is an MBA candidate from Columbia Business School in... [More]
Hot and fresh from the labs: the new version of the IBM Rational Connector for SAP Solution Manager has just been released! Integrate Rational CLM 4.0 with SAP. If you can't wait until Monday go to Jazz.net and start the Download now!
Hooray, hooray, hooray!!! We are excited to announce CLM 2012 and with new release, we have updated Money that Matters Lifecycle Scenario 2012 (MTM). First of all, MTM has entered into history as first project/scenario hosted on jazz.net using Rational Requirements Composer. All users have capability to view and comment on the scenario. So, what... [More]
I hope everybody had a safe trip back home from Innovate! After the annoucement of the next version of the IBM Rational Connector for SAP at Innovate, I have received a few requests over the weekend. The new connector will have full CLM 4.0 support and will be available after June 22nd, 2012. We will publish the new connector on Jazz.net as a no... [More]
Yup, it's me again... I have another presentation to tell you about that I'm presenting at Innovate 2012. In this talk, I'll be presenting with Andy Detandt from Lender Processing Services. We'll talk about the putting the Five ALM Imperatives into action! Our talk is Wednesday, June 6th, at 4:15 PM (right before we take off for Sea World) in the... [More]
Are you interested in Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM)? If yes, then you need attend IBM Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management Solution Deployment Tips and Tricks, presented by Ralph Schoon and myself. It will be on Tuesday, Jun 5, 2012 from 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM, location Southern III - Dolphin at Innovate 2012 . We will explore where... [More]
Thursday, June 18 Noon to 1 p.m. ET Are you looking for tooling to enable your Scaled Agile Framework™ (SAFe) transformation and confused about your options? Come learn about the new SAFe support in the CLM 6.0 release that allows you to set up a SAFe Program with SAFe Teams quickly and easily, providing work item types, attributes and... [More]
Looking at some of the content on BlueMix , it was clear I needed to learn more about Node.js . It is easy enough to install and it was. Next, I wanted to try some simple example, so I found a nice sample here . This a Node Beginner Book and has really nice examples to get started and Manuel Kiessling has done a great job.... [More]
IBM Webcast: Discover JazzHub, Your Place to Develop and Deploy Software in the Cloud! March 11, 2014, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Central Standard Time) Virtual JazzHub, IBM's web application that enables users to collaborate with others to plan, track, and develop software in the cloud, is constantly evolving. In this session, Lauren Schaefer (a... [More]
IBM and Pivotal announced today that the two companies will collaborate on further development of the Cloud Foundry™ platform and open source project, and work towards establishing an open governance model for the community. Cloud Foundry is an interoperable Platform-as-a-Service framework that allows users to have freedom of choice across... [More]
Customer or end user expectations for a quality user experience is steadily increasing which is leading to the need to continuously deliver enhancements to the software we are delivering. And with the current economic state, it is critical to seize opportunity first or be beaten to market or with a better user experience by the competition.... [More]
Managing software and product lifecycle integration has always been a challenge and with the rate of the new demands on the enterprise the challenges are increasing. Leaders from different standards organizations and industry will lead interactive discussions on the importance of open technologies to help enterprises manage the lifecycle activities... [More]