Apr 2015

White Paper

Integration agiler Planung mittels Softwarelieferung im gesamten Unternehmen mit CollabNet TeamForge®

Es ist kein Geheimnis, dass Agilität der gebräuchlichste Ansatz für die Softwareentwicklung und -lieferung ist. Warum ist aber nur 1 von 7 Unternehmen in der Lage, ihre agile Vorabplanungsmethoden mit ihren späteren CI Softwarelieferungsprozessen und Toolchains eng zu verknüpfen? Und warum kann kleiner Teil dieser 1 aus 7 Unternehmen überhaupt ihre verbundenen „Upstream/Downstream“-Agilitätsprozesse in allen Arbeitsgruppen in ihrem Unternehmen skalieren? Lesen Sie diese Kurzdarstellung der Lösung, um zu erfahren, wie Sie Ihre lokalen und unverbundenen agilen Erfolge einheitlich für das gesamte Unternehmen skalieren können.

  Apr 2015

White Paper

Integrating Agile Planning through Software Delivery Across the Enterprise with CollabNet TeamForge®

It's no secret that Agile is the most common approach to software development and delivery--yet, why is it that only 1 in 7 companies has been able to strongly link their upfront Agile planning methods to their later CI and software delivery processes and toolchains? Still further, of this 1 in 7, why can only an even smaller fraction actually scale their connected “upstream/downstream” agile processes across workgroups in their organization? Read this Solution Brief to learn how you can take localized and disparate agile successes to scale uniformly across the enterprise.

  Nov 2014

White Paper

Enterprise Agility at Scale with CollabNet

This paper describes the key elements CollabNet puts into practice to help organizations develop an enterprise architecture strategy. Learn how thousands of organizations are overcoming the challenges of:

  • securely centralizing and governing a fractured development environments that include rampant amounts of “shadow IT”
  • scaling successful development practices across the entire enterprise
  • leveraging the benefits of software intellectual property and knowledge reuse across the enterprise
  • gaining real time visibility into all application delivery pipelines
  • capturing and articulating the business value delivered in real time

  Oct 2014

White Paper

Business Agility without Compromising Governance

This paper discusses how to turn your software assets into a strategic advantage instead of a risk. 1. Centralize your IP all your application assets – and establishing best practice in managing change in software development. 2. Standardize on a common and open Software Change Management (SCM) platform to gain real-time visibility, traceability and code change process automation 3. Ensure flexibility to accommodate a mix of technologies, stakeholders and development methods and still promote collaboration and re-use of these high-value assets.

Read how these steps can lead you to improved business agility while meeting the strictest regulatory compliance standards.

  Apr 2014

White Paper

The Executive's Guide to Enterprise Agile Adoption

This paper lays out a road map that can lead enterprises toward their destination of Agile adoption. There are many routes an organization can take, this paper identifies the most comment impediments and provides recommendations to overcome them.

  Jun 2013

White Paper

Reference Sheet for Chief Financial Officer / Chief Procurement Officer

Why IBM Rational ClearCase is a problem for your financials

  May 2013

White Paper

Requirements Management in the Age of Agile

Good software requirements are critical for delivering high quality software. Managing the changing requirements of a new system through the application lifecycle is one of the most critical aspects of software development today. Developing a system that is guaranteed to meet the needs of the customer when it’s time to release requires using the right tools and processes. In this paper we discuss some of the key challenges of requirements management and how organizations are addressing these challenges to increase their likelihood of success.

  Apr 2013

White Paper

Agile Project Selection from a Portfolio of Projects

This article describes an "Agile Scorecard" that can be used as a first pass filter for selecting Agile projects. The intention of the Agile Scorecard is to provide a simple manner in which projects can be reasonably selected by a project team that is unfamiliar with Agile methods.

  Apr 2013

White Paper

Impediments to Enterprise Agile

A continuation of the ideas introduced in “Enterprise Strategy for Introducing Agile,” Mar turns to the challenges organizations most commonly face when introducing agile or Scrum at the enterprise.

  Aug 2012

White Paper

Scrum Reference Card

This single document provides a six page summary of Scrum. What are the roles that are defined by Scrum? What are the meetings that are part of the Scrum approach? What are the Scrum artifacts (documents, lists, reports) that are most helpful? How is Scrum related to other programming approaches? What is self organization? This is the perfect document to use as a quick reference card when you are just getting started with Scrum, or as a quick overview to people who are interested in the mechanics of how Scrum works.

  Jul 2012

White Paper

Meeting the Challenge of Enterprise Cloud Development: 7 Best Practices for Hybrid Cloud

A major transformation is underway. What historically operated behind firewalls is migrating to public and private Clouds. Across these interwoven Clouds, business solutions must interoperate, share data and deliver value to customers, suppliers and other business partners as the developing Boundary-free Enterprise™ emerges and evolves. Read this whitepaper to learn how to manage these multiple hybrid Clouds through ongoing, continuous delivery of new functionality and the integration of other Cloud solutions.

  May 2012

White Paper

From Revolution to Evolution: The Case for Agile ALM

The wait is over for the next generation of ALM, as new Agile ALM tools and techniques provide a path to greater productivity. To many in the IT industry, the introduction of application lifecycle management (ALM) as a central discipline in software development ten years ago was seen as nothing short of revolutionary. But every revolution must itself confront change, in this case overcoming challenges with legacy ALM products that proved to be too monolithic, inflexible or costly to manage. Called Agile ALM, the next generation of ALM delivers an evolution towards embracing change, and focusing on what matters most: productivity and value. Read this paper to find out what is happening in the industry in regards to ALM and what you can do to take your dev teams to the next level.

  Apr 2012

White Paper

Building a Stronger Agile Enterprise with Subversion

How a State-of-the-Art Version Control System Supports Agile Principles. Any software development methodology depends heavily on version control, but none more than Agile. With its emphasis on faster production, flexibility, and continuous integration to drive ongoing software improvements, Agile places a premium on the quality and efficiency of version control. This paper also describes how Subversion’s features and functionality lend themselves to Agile’s values of Ease, Speed, Facilitation and Flexibility, and explains how Subversion reinforces the guiding principles of Agile that are outlined in the Agile Manifesto. Six of the 12 Agile Principles will be examined in detail.

  Mar 2012

White Paper

An Introduction to Agile Software Development

What is Agile? How can Agile help improve my organization? This paper discusses answers to these questions.

This paper is written for IT managers and CXOs with an interest in improving development productivity. First comes an introduction to the two broad schools of thought common to software development: traditional sequential, a.k.a. "the waterfall method," and iterative methods, of which Agile is one subset. The objective is to demonstrate the shortcomings of the waterfall approach, while providing a solution in iterative and, more specifically, Agile methods.

  Mar 2012

White Paper

Agile Transformation Strategy- A Blueprint for Enterprise Success

Over the course of several years, working onsite with a large cross-section of industries and organizations, the CollabNet Agile Coaches have observed patterns and key milestones in the way organizations adopt and scale Agile. "Agile Transformation Strategy", written by Angela Druckman, CollabNet Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile Transformational Coach, outlines a sound strategy and transformational "blueprint" to help guide your organization on its path to Agility.

  Mar 2012

White Paper

Redefining Software Development in Healthcare IT: The Role of Agile ALM, Cloud and Open Source

This CollabNet white paper outlines how organizations in the healthcare and medical systems industries can enable rapid innovation and dynamic communication among business, development and quality assurance team members. Using the right combination of modern methods and frameworks, IT healthcare organizations today are fostering distributed collaborative environments that have not been possible with traditional software development tools and techniques.

  Mar 2012

White Paper

7 Steps to Centralization

Centralization Checklist: Lower costs and improve productivity and quality for your software development processes. Here's how to start, by centralizing your development assets (incl. code, documents, discussions threads and issues tracked).

  Mar 2012

White Paper

Reinforcing Agile Software Development in the Cloud

Why the Cloud Is Advantageous for Agile, and for Accelerating its Enterprise-wide Adoption.

  Mar 2012

White Paper

The Keys To Distributed & Agile Application Development

How leading firms are winning with strategies for efficient application development, without relying on co-location.

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