Does DevOps Differ Based on Geographical Region?

At CollabNet, we have been expanding our footprint around the world. We have made investments and added resources to grow our European and Asian markets. To support our global efforts, we asked three leading DevOps journalists to share their perspectives about the different regions. We learned about some important industry nuances across regions, what contributes to those variations, and what that means for all of us invested in the software development industry. We reached out to Adrian Bridgwater, a technology journalist; Madison Moore, a journalist from SD Times; and Alan Shimel, editor-in-chief at DevOps.com, and here’s what we learned: All …

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CollabNet’s ARA Solution is a Market Leader—Learn Why—Download Your Complimentary Ovum Analyst Report Today

CollabNet offers an industry-leading ARA (application release automation) solution called Clarive by CollabNet. Research firm Ovum names Clarive a market leader for 2016 and 2017. In the Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting a DevOps Release Management Solution, 2016-17, analyst Michael Azoff evaluated 10 vendors, including Clarive, based on their approaches to release management. Download the report at no charge. The Ovum report compares solutions based on strengths and weaknesses and their suitability for helping organizations improve release management and automation to deliver better applications. Ovum ranked Clarive favorably in the company of such major competitors as Microsoft. The report defines DevOps …

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Attend Complimentary Educational Sessions Featuring Experts on DevOps and Value Stream Mapping

We’re enjoying seeing the message of improving DevOps processes resonate with so many practitioners and managers at conferences around the globe. Organizations are grasping the importance of uniting the enterprise through DevOps to deliver exceptional products and a better customer experience. Along with DevOps, another positive trend influencing the software development industry is value stream mapping. While DevOps tools are helping organizations deliver quality software at speed, enterprises are increasingly adopting the discipline of value stream mapping. Why? To ensure that the software they’re producing is delivering continuous improvements to the customer experience. Instead of the traditional project- or application-based …

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DevOps and Agile – Better Together?

  DevOps has clearly taken center stage in the software development world. We don’t have to look very far to find headlines about the latest DevOps practices and patterns as enterprises journey toward better, faster software delivery. We see plenty of success stories about DevOps in the news, and we have access to loads of expert advice on how to overcome DevOps challenges. The success of DevOps has made big waves on both the IT and business sides of the coin. These big changes and industry developments are creating new discussions about the relationship between DevOps and Agile. Can the …

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How DevOps Achieves ITSM Goals: Reflections from Pink17

I recently attended the 2017 Pink Elephant Conference in Las Vegas. This IT service management (ITSM) event focuses on how to lead and manage people, processes, and technology successfully in the ever-changing IT and business landscapes. We went because CollabNet’s solutions portfolio has expanded recently. Our offerings are relevant not only to developers and the left side of the software development lifecycle, but also to the operations teams further downstream. These forums are important because they help us learn from IT professionals who know the ins and outs of improving service management and the challenges of aligning IT with the …

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CollabNet Introduces New Version of TeamForge: Expedite and Improve Software Development Across the Enterprise

CollabNet is pleased to announce the latest version of TeamForge, which takes enterprise software development to a whole new level of quality and speed. CollabNet continues to evolve its solutions to support modern software delivery in which visibility and collaboration are vital to both Agile and DevOps initiatives. In fact, this version of TeamForge brings even more visibility for project management and makes it easier to change and update information. These are key capabilities for gaining context into what’s occurring in today’s complex environments. The platform also eliminates bottlenecks and delays in key reporting and security steps. All of the …

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BizDevOps: Here’s How to Make It Happen in Your Organization

I recently had a conversation with Jennifer Lent from TechTarget. She’s a respected thinker in our field and covers major trends. We spoke about the emergence of BizDevOps and its implications for businesses. We tackled a number of topics. She wrote about our conversation in a recent article, “BizDevOps: Here’s how to make it happen in your organization.” Since our conversation, I’ve been thinking more about BizDevOps, its challenges, and what makes the BizDevOps pipeline flow. Peter Drucker made the prescient statement that “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” This applies to BizDevOps – changing tech is not hard, but changing …

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CollabNet Engages with Worldwide DevOps and Agile Communities at March Events

To continue the momentum we’ve created over the past year and maintain our dedication to advancing the DevOps and Agile communities, we’re excited to announce our global participation in various events this month. We’re also offering special training opportunities. As a sponsor of DevOps Day Los Angeles, QCon London, DevOpsDays Baltimore, and the Embedded World Conference, we’re excited to meet more of our peers in these communities. We’re also looking forward to learning some of their best practices and challenges with software delivery in order to improve our own products and processes. And our participation gives us an opportunity to …

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Subversion SHA1 Collision Problem Statement — Prevention and Remediation Options

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You probably saw the news last week that researchers at Google had found a scenario where they were able to break the SHA1 algorithm by creating two PDF files with differing content that produced the same hash. If you are following this story then you may have also seen that the Webkit Subversion repository had problems after a user committed these example files to their repository so that they could be used in test cases for SHA1 collisions. This post will try to explain the problem this caused and what prevention and remediation options are available if you run into …

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CollabNet CEO Wins Executive of the Year Award

Each year the prestigious Golden Bridge Awards recognizes executives for their contributions to the tech industry and impact on their organizations. CollabNet CEO Flint Brenton was named Executive of the Year in the IT software category for the most recent 2016 award. Our company has expanded the strengths of its heritage as an enterprise software development solutions provider, and we’ve introduced innovative new capabilities and products to the DevOps and release management markets. We recently announced record earnings for 2016 with more than 200 percent growth. You can read more about CollabNet’s successes last year in this news announcement. The …

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