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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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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CollabNet, #YesWeCode, and Making a Difference in Tech

InformationWeek recently ran an article I wrote that describes CollabNet’s work with non-profit #YesWeCode. This Dream Corps initiative aims to help young adults find careers and success in the tech industry. In the article, I address the growing need for new talent in the tech industry: “The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics estimates that there will be one million more IT jobs than computer science students in the U.S. by 2020. The software development field in particular is expected to see a much higher than average growth rate of 17 percent.” As a software executive, I see how taking responsibility …

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CollabNet Achieves Record Performance in 2016

It feels great to hit the ground running in the new year. We have a lot to accomplish in 2017 as we charge ahead on our mission to help organizations develop quality applications at speed safely. CollabNet is well positioned to impact the marketplace like never before. CollabNet has set new standards for enterprise DevOps with CollabNet DevOps Lifecycle Manager (DLM) and Clarive by CollabNet. Our solutions promote collaboration and greater business outcomes for customers by delivering advanced visibility, automation, and context. CollabNet recently announced our 2016 earnings success, along with other significant achievements during the year. Here are the …

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Make DevOps Easier: See How CollabNet DevOps Lifecycle Manager Propels Quality Software Development

Has the digital transformation changed expectations for software development at your organization? Your end-users want it faster, your CSO wants it safer, your boss wants shorter sprints, and your operations team members want their feedback implemented earlier. Sound familiar? There are many DevOps tools out there to help solve some of these problems and encourage better delivery faster. However, organizations are lacking a platform to manage all of the tools and activities along the software development lifecycle. Applications are key to delivering digital innovations today, but creating and deploying quality at speed still isn’t easy. That’s why we’ve designed the …

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What Does Being an ARA Visionary Mean?

In their most recent “Magic Quadrant for Application Release Automation,” Gartner research analysts identify our partner Clarive Software as a “visionary” in the ARA field. Gartner defines visionaries as having “built a compelling strategy to address current and future ARA customer needs.” We couldn’t agree more, and Clarive and CollabNet are delivering on that strategy. Together with our visionary partner, we’re offering technology that will help in the continuous delivery of large numbers of rapid, small software releases, which is vital to effective DevOps. According to the report, “Visionaries incorporate advanced algorithmic IT operations technologies that will become critical to …

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