laurence sweeney

About laurence sweeney

Laurence Sweeney has over 25 years of software development experience in a variety of roles ranging from field-based consulting as a System Performance specialist through to Factory based R&D management roles. Prior to joining CollabNet, his role as a Director of Software at HP encompassed acquiring, deploying and managing multiple Agile ALM platforms for tens of thousands of developers and managers in dozens of divisions.

Git for the Enterprise: Promises and Pitfalls Webinar Q&A

On April 4th, I presented the webinar, “Git for the Enterprise – Promises and Pitfalls.” In the session, I talked about how CollabNet TeamForge remedies concerns for enterprises looking to adopt Git, the leading distributed version control system. Specifically, I covered: Why Git is vital for Enterprise Cloud Development strategies What the top Git adoption challenges are for enterprises How CollabNet TeamForge enterprise-readies Git During the webinar, we encouraged our attendees to interact with us by participating in polls and by entering questions for the live Q&A session that we had at the end of the presentation. As a result, …

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Git for the Enterprise – Promises and Pitfalls

I’ve changed my mind. A couple of years ago, I was spending a lot of my day trying to eradicate Git from my environment. It was springing up all over the place. It seemed like I’d only just finished getting a handle on where all the Company IP was, ensured appropriate security, cut license and infrastructure costs, and here we go again. Another Software Configuration Management system was growing like a weed in my carefully tended, walled garden. Initially, I just couldn’t reconcile the nature of a distributed version control system such as Git, Mercurial, Bazaar etc. with the corporate …

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Industrializing Agile Software Delivery with DevOps *Update!

Update 12/07/11: Just coming back from the Gartner’s AADI Summit, it was a great show. There was a fair amount of interest in DevOps at the conference, with Gartner estimating that 40% of enterprises will experiment with DevOps by end of 2012. The sessions hosted by CollabNet (Industrializing Agile Software Delivery with DevOps) was well attended, standing room only – thanks to those of you who attended!   As promised please don’t miss the referenced case study with Deutsche Post.   Questions or comments about my session? Please post a comment. ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— On Wednesday, November 30th at 1:10pm, I will be …

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