Gartner Names CollabNet Visionary in Enterprise Agile Planning Tools Magic Quadrant

Get Your Complimentary Copy of the Enterprise Agile Planning Tools Magic Quadrant Now Gartner recently acknowledged CollabNet as a visionary in a broad Agile Planning Tools report, the “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Agile Planning Tools,” written by analysts Thomas E. Murphy, Mike West and Keith James Mann. You can read the corresponding full announcement here. Gartner defines visionaries as vendors that understand where the market is going or have a vision for changing market rules. This report specifically cites CollabNet’s strength in helping organizations move from Waterfall to Agile development methods, bridging between traditional IT legacy applications and new technologies. …

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New TeamForge 7 Training Videos!

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TeamForge 7 is our latest TeamForge release with lots of new features and core infrastructure updates. If you’re wondering where to get started the two new TeamForge 7 training videos are an excellent place to start. The first video “CollabNet TeamForge 7 – Introduction and Guided Tour” will give you a good overview of TeamForge 7 with Orchestrate, the industry’s first Federated ALM and DevOps platform. This video will walk you through the lifecycle tools, accessible from the TeamForge toolbar – and includes tools for tracking, source code management, build and test (continuous integration), code review, file release, and collaboration. …

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Application Life-Cycle Management Is Much More Than Just Writing Code

Application Lifecycle Management

Emerging IT applications are transforming the way business is done today. Application life-cycle Management (ALM) tools are the need of the hour. The integration of ALM is essential to remove major inefficiencies and bottlenecks in the software development process. If integrated properly, ALM can help an IT company develop best practice for virtually every major phase of the software application process, including: • Research • Requirements planning • Prototyping, engineering, and design • Cost and time to market (resource consumption, etc.) • Programming • Testing • Risk management • Issue and defect tracking • Metrics definition and measurement The use …

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Crash Course: A Continuous Delivery Pipeline (in 20min) Follow-Up

Crash Course

Last Week, we presented Crash Course! A Continuous Delivery Pipeline in 20 minutes. Be sure to check out the recording if you missed it (you will also get access to the slide deck). Share this webinar: Tweet it! There were a  TON of great questions that came through, so thank you to all who participated live. We will be posting a Q&A blog with answers for everyone’s reference and benefit. So, keep a look out! We also got a lot of positive feedback for the 30 minute format and demo centric webinar. We love hearing from you, so again, big …

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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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Cloudbees introduces Subversion, Git plus other best of breed development and Agile Tools with CollabNet

CollabNet is excited to join the CloudBees Partner Ecosystem. This partnership brings to developers a comprehensive development experience in the cloud, improving productivity of distributed development teams via the introduction of CollabNet’s Cloud Services Platform, Codesion, to the CloudBees Platform. With Codesion, developers using the CloudBees Platform can now instantly provision Subversion and Git code repositories online, track and manage bugs, and make use of the broad range of popular Agile development tools. Who are CollabNet and Codesion? CollabNet is the recognized leader in enterprise cloud development and Agile ALM, with more than 7,000 global customers that range from single …

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Continuously Innovate Software Delivery with CollabNet Connect

Thank you to everyone who pre-registered for the on demand webinar, “Continuously Innovate Software Delivery with CollabNet Connect,” that I co-presented with Raja Venkataraman, Technical Architect, CollabNet. In the session, we talked about what CollabNet Connect is all about and shared practical examples of TeamForge integrating with Atlassian JIRA and we went over how you can build your own integrations. Below is the Q&A.

Notes from the First Jenkins User Conference

Today (Oct. 2nd), the first Jenkins User Conference happened in San Francisco. Despite a gorgeous sunny Sunday in the city, I made my way to the Marines’ Memorial Hotel, shortly before 9am. And, I was in good company: There was a good crowd already checked in, and per organizers they had over 400 registrations. Certainly the event was well timed, with two major conferences in town attracting like-minded people (Oracle Open World, and Java One); nevertheless this was quite an impressive show of force. A presentation by Kohsuke Kawaguchi kicked off the event, providing a quick overview of Jenkins history, …

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20 Questions with Bill Portelli interview

MGI Research just published a detailed interview with CollabNet’s president, Bill Portelli. In this interview, Bill discusses his views on industry mega-trends like Agile and the Cloud, and how CollabNet is responding. The interview is available at

Mastering Enterprise Build Management – The Beginning

One of my current projects is to architect an enterprise wide build management environment that is built upon CollabNet’s technologies that include TeamForge and Lab Management. A good deal of the architecture is centered on automation and how to scale a build environment to potentially hundreds and thousands of users. “So the question is: How do we provide a build management service based on an open standard stack to potentially thousands of users. Provide maximum value and productivity to our user base versus control, consistency that has a dynamic under tone so that capacity can be increase when the business …

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