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.

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.

Nov 2013

White Paper

Embedded Software Challenge: How to get ahead of the Crowd

Embedded systems software development is becoming more complex, while at the same time becoming more critical than ever. It involves aligning multiple engineering disciplines that are often distributed, and using different tools and processes. This paper explores the challenges organizations face in embedded software development and how they are using modern development methodologies to increase competitiveness and make software a key differentiator.

Nov 2013

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Git Patterns and Anti-Patterns: Scaling from Workgroup to Enterprise

Git is the most popular DVCS (Distributed Version Control System). Grasping Git adequately, however, can be difficult. This Refcard is designed to help you transition to Git with confidence and understanding, and is especially suited for those wanting to integrate Git into enterprise-scale application development. This card assumes familiarity with version control systems (VCS) in general, and at least passing familiarity with Git.

Oct 2013

White Paper

Achieving the Benefits of Agile Delivery & DevOps at Enterprise Scale

Learn how to make your DevOps initiatives scalable and successful.

Sep 2013

White Paper

The Role of Feedback in Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Agile ALM

When problems are identified and corrected early in the development process – it is easier and less costly to diagnose and correct them. Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery are underpinnings for DevOps. To implement these processes successfully it’s important to establish good feedback mechanisms to ensure fluid communication and coordination between all participants in the process.

Aug 2013

White Paper

Enterprise Cloud Development — A Roadmap to Modern Software Delivery

The promise of innovation is alluring, yet often difficult to obtain. This is especially true for large IT organizations, where entrenched ways of doing things prevent new methods and technologies from being adopted.

But now, in the software development industry, there are several key trends emerging to enable IT organizations to achieve innovation.

Jun 2013

White Paper

Reference Sheet for Chief Financial Officer / Chief Procurement Officer

Why IBM Rational ClearCase is a problem for your financials

Jun 2013

White Paper

Migration from ClearCase to CollabNet TeamForge Subversion/Git Platform

Download this handy checklist and questionnaire if you are considering moving off off IBM ClearCase.

Jun 2013

White Paper

Making the Case for Open Source over ClearCase: Total Cost of Ownership and other Considerations

While waving such red flags may dissuade uninformed consumers, the fact is that in today’s enterprise software market, open-source software (OSS) is everywhere, from Linux, Eclipse, Android and Apache to Subversion and Git. Many programming languages are open source as well — Python, Ruby and Perl. In the light of this growing popularity, especially in the enterprise sector, branding OSS as inferior, unstable, and costly is a flawed generalization that is simply not true — and misses the larger reality.

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