The year may be starting to wind down this week and next, but we are still committed to bringing you the latest and greatest content you need! So, here you go! The following items went live on developerWorks Rational last week:
Do you want to present at Innovate 2013? We know you do! Our Innovate 2013 call for papers is now open. Submit your session proposal by January 14.
Success criteria for public sector enterprise architecture By: Jan K. Gravesen, Executive Industry Architect, IBM Jan Gravesen, an IBM Executive Industry Architect, analyzes several successful public sector enterprise architecture programs around the world to determine what characteristics they have in common. Products: Rational System Architect, Rational Asset Manager, Rational Requirements Composer, Rational Requisite Pro
Debug faster with Rational Developer for Power Systems Software By: Morris Kwan, Software Developer, IBM, Xuan Chen, Software Developer, IBM, Jinzi Huang, Software Developer, IBM Source code debugging of applications written in different languages and running on different platforms Product: Rational Developer for Power Systems Software
Last week we also highlighted the following items on our home page and product pages that you may find of interest.
IBM® Rational® Developer for Power Systems Software variations in an Eclipse workbench handle remote file management, searching, editing, refactoring, application analysis, code coverage, performance, porting, and migration advisors, builds, and debugging on IBM i, AIX®, or Linux systems. The rich desktop is optimized for multiplatform development. In combination with IBM Power Systems compilers and IBM Rational Team Concert, Rational Developer for Power Systems Software provides a comprehensive application development environment that includes compilers, other development tools, and collaborative application lifecycle management.
This is your invitation to submit proposals today!
The Innovate conference has a long history of providing software development professionals with the tools, insights and knowledge they need to deliver software with speed and efficiency. Innovate 2013: The IBM Technical Summit, which will be held June 2 – 6, expands that mission through two exciting streams of robust, tailored content for professionals engaged in all aspects of software, product and systems delivery.
The Technical Exchange @Innovate stream offers strategies, tips and techniques to improve productivity for professionals engaged in software, systems and product development. Sessions in this stream deliver tangible, immediate and effective strategies enabling Rational practitioners to accelerate software delivery.
Team Directions @Innovate will explore key trends and directions that impact software and systems delivery teams. Topics include the current state of software development, team dynamics, and broad-reaching strategies that focus on the relationship between various roles and organizations that must come together to deliver software. Insights into how “big picture” trends such as Cloud, Mobile, Big Data and Social Business affect development teams will be right at home in this stream.
Define the Agenda! All of you, our clients, Business Partners, and IBM experts alike are invited to submit a proposal today. We’ve outlined a rich set of areas of interests that your proposal might address. Beyond that, it’s up to you! We are on the lookout for your case studies, best practices, and hints and tips that offer practical guidance and highlight tangible results. Call for Papers ends January 14, 2013, so submit your proposal soon!
Client and Business Partner speakers receive free conference passes, valued at $1995. (One customer primary speaker per company, per session, pending approval.)
Speakers are recognized as thought leaders by their industry peers.
Speakers have opportunities to network with over 4,000 industry experts.
Use this Call for Papers as a reason to reach out to your industry colleagues or submit your own proposal today. We want to hear your strategy and success stories! Remember, the Call for Papers ends January 14, 2013, so don't wait too long!
Wow, do we have a metric ton of content for you! So let's get right to it... the following items went live on developerWorks Rational recently:
Get Ready to Sprint with Rational Team Concert By: Millard Ellingsworth, Software Developer, IBM Corporation Agile teams need user stories that are specified clearly and completely enough that they can actually be started and finished. Millard Ellingsworth describes an increasingly popular practice called "backlog grooming" and explains Rational Team Concert customizations that help make sure your team is what he calls Ready to Sprint. Product: Rational Team Concert
Create a Mozilla Firefox add-on to access OSLC servers By: Ken Kumagai, Software Engineer, IBM Creating your own client application to access Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC) servers provides two benefits: removal of extra widgets and removal of extra steps. Ken Kumagai describes the challenges in creating a client application to access OSLC servers and explains how to resolve them by creating and implementing a Mozilla Firefox add-on. A sample of the add-on is included to download. Product: Rational Team Concert, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Requirements Composer
New ways to tackle complexity in systems development and delivery By: Mike Perrow, Editor, Brand Marketing and Strategy, IBM Automobiles, medical devices, phones, and aircraft are increasingly instrumented, interconnected, and intelligent. Engineers and manufacturers must now unify embedded software development expertise with agile systems engineering capabilities that cover specification and design. Learn what IBM Rational software introduced this fall to help develop today's complex automobiles, medical devices, phones, and aircraft. Products: Rational Rhapsody, Rational DOORS
New Rational software helps accelerate continuous delivery By: Mike Perrow, Editor, Brand Marketing and Strategy, IBM Get the details on the Fall 2012 lineup of new or enhanced capabilities that help IT teams improve quality and agility. Products: Rational Focal Point, Rational Team Concert, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Requirements Composer, Rational Software Architect
21 principles of enterprise architecture for the financial sector By: Thiago Souza Mendes Guimarães, IT Architect, IBM Thiago Guimarães proposes essential principles for a financial sector IT department to follow. They indicate the value of IT decisions to the company and help IT take on a more strategic role in a high-pressure environment where security and business decisions are critical. Product: Rational Software Architect
We also highlighted the following items on our home page and product pages that you may find of interest.
Featured download: IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software IBM® Rational® Application Developer for WebSphere® Software helps developers quickly design, develop, test, analyze, and deploy high-quality Java, Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE), Web 2.0, service-oriented architecture (SOA), and portal applications. Rational Application Developer includes features to quickly build skills on emerging Java EE and Web technologies, automate code verification, build, and test and enables agile software development for today's fast-paced software delivery.
Featured download: IBM Rational Developer for Power Systems Software IBM® Rational® Developer for Power Systems Software provides a collection of tools in an Eclipse workbench. It includes remote file management, searching, editing, refactoring, application analysis, code coverage, performance, porting and migration advisors, build and debug tools for development on IBM i, IBM AIX®, or Linux systems. Using it in combination with IBM Power Systems compilers and IBM Rational Team Concert gives you a comprehensive application development for full application lifecycle management. You can evaluate this software either as a download or in a sandbox.
Featured download: Rational DOORS Web Access The Web browser client for IBM® Rational® DOORS®, enables product and systems stakeholders such as business managers, analysts, developers, quality assurance engineers, customers, and suppliers, to gain greater visibility of up-to-date requirements and to collaborate in capture, review, and management of requirements. No download or install required, simply access the trial online through a Web browser. See how easy it is to review, discuss, edit, and add requirements and to view traceability reports that enable requirements fulfillment to be easily tracked.
Last week we told you about the great new features added into the latest release of the IBM Support Portal. Today, we have a special video outlining the specifics around one of those feature close to my heart: the social media aggregator...