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2012 October

Independent research firm ranks us highest among all vendors in Current Offering for ALM Tools!

I’ve just found out that Forrester Research, Inc has ranked IBM as achieving the highest scores in both Current Offering and Strategy for Application Lifecycle Management tools among all vendors in the Forrester Wave™: Application Life-Cycle Management, Q4 2012 report!  Forrester conducted lab-based evaluations in 2011 and interviewed nine of the most significant software providers.  […]

We’ve hit a major DevOps milestone!

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I am very excited to announce that IBM SmartCloud Continuous Delivery (SCD) v2.0 is available today! SCD v2.0 marks a major milestone on our DevOps journey. Our existing Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) tools provide a top-notch agile development experience with continuous planning and continuous integration. SCD v2.0 successfully expands upon our CLM tools to provide […]

Designing Graphs and Tables (part 2)

This is the second part of a series of blog posts describing what the coauthors have learned about the visual display of quantitative information as it relates to the design of graphs and tables (continued from part 1). How to determine which type of graph to use In part 1 we pointed out that effective […]

Jazz CLM – Are We There Yet?

In October, I had the opportunity to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland.  The conference brings together women from all areas of computing for a time of networking, mentoring, professional development, and technical learning and discussions.  With over 3600 attendees, women from all backgrounds, from students to professors […]

Extending your Rational ALM solutions to third-party tools with the IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters

Let’s face it. Working in a business environment where tools from multiple vendors are deployed can be challenging. And given the pace at which things move, managing data between different parts of the business can become downright unwieldy. Many of you have shared this challenge with us, and a number of you have partnered with […]

Reviewing code changes with Rational Team Concert

In the good old days, things were easy. You worked on a bug, modified a few lines of code and were done. No one was looking over your shoulder to check if your code was right. The best code comes late at night when you’re alone anyway. No tests to run and no continuous build […]

After four betas: requesting your feedback on DOORS Next Generation

Over the last ten months the DOORS Next Generation team released four betas with increasing capability and performance.  It’s been fun to see the capabilities emerge milestone to milestone (lots of work, but fun and gratifying too).  We’ve enjoyed the interaction we’ve had with those of you in our beta and design partner programs as […]