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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Analysts Discuss DevOps Innovation in 2017 with CollabNet

As the new year gains a little traction, we’re continuing to focus on innovation; that’s what drives us forward as DevOps evolves and software development practices are streamlined. One of our greatest innovations last year was CollabNet DevOps Lifecycle Manager (DLM). CollabNet DLM made waves in the industry and is a major step forward for companies looking to automate the software development lifecycle (SDLC) from start to finish. This year, we’re looking forward to developing and releasing more new technology as we do our part to continue to advance DevOps. Thinking about the future, we spoke with some top industry …

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Industry Analysts Share Greatest Challenges Facing Enterprise DevOps Initiatives

With technology changing rapidly, organizations must evolve their software delivery practices continuously to stay competitive and meet customer expectations. Businesses have new challenges to solve and strategic goals to meet each year, and DevOps has emerged to ensure that software supports their success. We noted substantial progress last year in the maturing of DevOps and the value it can deliver to organizations of all types. In 2016, we saw DevOps evolve significantly and transform many of the world’s most successful organizations. DevOps is no longer the specialty of “unicorns” or companies like Netflix and Amazon. DevOps offers opportunity for everyone, …

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Is DevOps a Market or a Philosophy? Find out in This Complimentary Gartner Report from CollabNet

Thanks to digital business, DevOps adoption is now an essential part of enterprise software development and delivery, according to the research firm Gartner, Inc. Gartner analysts expect a majority of large enterprises looking to scale Agile during the next five years to recognize the need for DevOps initiatives, but the adoption may not look the way many of us expected. DevOps should not be seen as a market, but rather a philosophy and toolset to support Agile, automation, and collaboration, and many independent initiatives will fall under this umbrella between now and 2020. Market Trends: DevOps — Not a Market, …

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Testing and Automation Predictions: A Closer Look at Gartner’s Forecasts for the Coming Years

Another year has come and gone, and many of us are reflecting on the past and looking ahead to see how we can best prepare for the future. Let’s see what Gartner has to say about it in terms of the application development world. As last year was beginning to wind down, the research firm published the Predicts 2017: Application Development report authored by analysts Mike West, Maritess Sobejana, Joachim Herschmann, and Keith James Mann. It includes key findings in application development that will impact organizations and recommendations for application leaders to provide insight for planning in the years to …

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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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Modernizing Federal Government’s IT Will Require Cultural Shift

A report this year by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) revealed that some of the federal government’s information technology (IT) systems have components from as far back as the 1950s and run software written in outdated programming languages. According to the report, the government spends three-fourths of its IT budget on operating and maintaining such inefficient legacy systems. Lawmakers have noted the dire situation that many agencies face with their old, vulnerable IT systems and are actively working to address the need for modern technology, but funding is the major obstacle. Congress failed to pass the IT Modernization Act that …

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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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