CollabNet Team

About CollabNet Team

CollabNet helps enterprises and government organizations develop and deliver high-quality software at speed. CollabNet is the winner of a 2016 Best of Interop Award, recognizing TeamForge for its innovation. Also recognized for 13 consecutive years as an SD Times 100 “Best in Show” winner in the ALM and Development Tools category, CollabNet offers innovative solutions, provides consulting and Agile training services, and proudly supports more than 10,000 customers with 6 million users in 100 countries. Our flagship product, TeamForge®, is the industry’s #1 open platform for enterprise software development, delivery, and collaboration. Leading companies and government agencies leverage TeamForge to accelerate application delivery with Agile, continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD), and DevOps—and reduce costs through a governed adoption of open source tools, streamlined compliance, and the reuse of existing assets, resources, and processes in new projects.

Application Development Industry Analysts Weigh in on Greatest Gains Made in DevOps/ALM in 2016

Last year was a monumental one for CollabNet. Our customers, partners, and staff helped us to: Make significant improvements to TeamForge, our popular enterprise application lifecycle management (ALM) product. Launch a partnership with non-profit #YesWeCode to engender diverse workforce growth in our community. Announce a global partnership with Spain-based application release automation (ARA) provider Clarive Software. Release the innovative solution CollabNet DevOps Lifecycle Manager (DLM) designed for managing the entire DevOps lifecycle through a single platform.   That’s just to name a few of our milestones. The world of application development saw some significant changes as well. As every IT …

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Gaining Visibility and Traceability Across Your DevOps Pipelines

We recently participated in the Open Source Developer Webcast Series, which our partner Carahsoft hosted. During his session, Kevin Hancock, our Senior Director of Worldwide Field Operations, discussed the basics of DevOps as well as how CollabNet DevOps Lifecycle Manager (DLM) can help development teams deliver quality software at scale through increasing visibility, traceability, and automation throughout the pipeline. Hancock mentioned that one of the challenges of DevOps is joining together development and operations teams who see the world in fundamentally different ways. How do you solve this cultural rift? Hancock advised fostering transparency across teams to build trust and …

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How Software Development Has Evolved and Where It’s Heading

How do we bridge the gap between software development and operations in order to relieve the enterprise from the pain of the glaring problems caused by disparate toolsets? CollabNet CEO Flint Brenton addresses that topic in this recently published DevOps Digest article: “Software Development, the Enterprise, and 20/20 Vision: Getting a Clear Picture with Next-Gen DevOps.” Brenton takes a look at the evolution of software development and the movement toward a new generation of tools. This new breed of solutions advances visibility, measurement, and teamwork in order to accelerate the software development pipeline and improve quality. He discusses how having …

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Watch New Video to See How CollabNet DLM Makes DevOps Easier

Following our CollabNet DevOps Lifecycle Manager (DLM) announcement last month, we’ve been talking a lot about the value of DevOps to software development. When Development and Operations have the right tools to make working together easier and more efficient, the barriers that have kept them operating in isolation are more likely to dissolve. The result is a unified team that accomplishes more, innovates more, produces a higher quality of software faster, and identifies and fixes problems more quickly. The value of that can be worth millions of dollars when every company is already a software business, or becoming one. CollabNet …

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Demand for Certified Scrum Experts On the Rise

Enterprises in all industries are investing heavily to develop complex products and services that are more software intensive. They don’t want to trade functionality, customer satisfaction, or quality for fast delivery. They are seeking to expedite development cycles, avoid those painful tradeoffs, and get quality products to market quickly. This is one major reason that Agile Scrum principles are becoming popular with developers and others involved in taking software to market. Agile Scrum can be an alternative or a complement to Waterfall or traditional project management methodologies because it’s a flexible yet powerful framework for developing and sustaining complex products …

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#YesWeCode Coding Corps Graduates Speak Out On CollabNet’s Scrum Training

What have we been up to with our #YesWeCode partnership? Get the first-hand story from #YesWeCode Coding Corps graduates in this new video. Hear about their experiences and how they’ve benefitted from the Agile and Scrum training CollabNet provided. #YesWeCode is a nonprofit organization devoted to helping connect 100,000 young adults from diverse backgrounds to careers in technology. Together, #YesWeCode and CollabNet help qualified candidates move forward to secure challenging and rewarding jobs in the tech sector, which is facing a shortfall of qualified workers in our country. The CollabNet training is provided at no cost to students. In addition …

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Adapt and Evolve with the Software Delivery Community: Take Our Survey

As part of CollabNet’s continued effort to remain actively involved in and foster the software delivery community, we recently took part in the Agile Open Northern California 2016 conference. The theme of the conference, which was held Oct. 6-7 at UC Berkley, was “Inclusive Agile—Adapt and Evolve.” Agile Open California attendees are Agile practitioners and advocates who gather annually to provide a platform for learning, networking and growth to the Agile community in California. The conference is organized by leaders and volunteers from the local Agile community who are passionate about building community and advancing all things Agile. During the …

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Fixing Flaws: Bridging InfoSec and DevOps

As software makes its way into every industry—from FinServ to FedTech—it’s become increasingly important to ensure that high security standards are being met from development through deployment. A breach today could potentially impact millions of people across the globe. It can not only create infamy for the breached organization, but also result in lost revenues and put jobs on the line as well. One way organizations achieve high levels of security and compliance is by implementing DevOps practices. To explain how DevOps can increase the synchronization between InfoSec and Development, CollabNet Information Security Officer Ward Osborne recently contributed a great …

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CollabNet Hosts Upcoming Webinar Series Aimed at Advancing Quality Software Development at Speed for the Enterprise

One of the great things about the software development and delivery industry today is that, although highly competitive, it’s simultaneously a tight-knit community. Collaboration among internal teams has risen due to the uptake of methods like DevOps, and we often see thought leaders collaborating with one another across organizations for the community’s benefit. This collaboration and sharing of knowledge comes in many forms—at conferences and on blogs, podcasts, social media, etc. Improving the community improves the quality of our products, advances innovation, and makes this industry one of the best to work in! As one of CollabNet’s contributions to this …

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Technical Debt for PMs

Projects@Work has published one of my articles: Technical Debt for Project Managers. Article summary: Technical debt describes the cumulative consequences of cutting corners in software development, but it escapes the attention of many project managers as they focus on scope and schedule. That’s a mistake because it impacts both. Here are questions to help you ascertain the real state of technical affairs.