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A DevOps Transformation for CLM Maintenance – Part 2: Customer Perspectives

What is the advantage of adopting CLM 4.0.7 over 4.0.6? What does the new CLM maintenance approach mean to customers? What are the future considerations system administrators and process owners should have and what are the recommendations?

These are the type of questions we heard from customers since the Announcing of CLM 4.0.7 and my first blog on the DevOps transformation for CLM maintenance. If these are some of your questions, hope you can find the info. in this blog useful.

A DevOps Transformation for CLM Maintenance – Part 1

With the release of CLM 5.0, CLM has started a brand new approach to deliver maintenance to customers via regular, light weight, and cumulative iFix. CLM 5.0 iFix addresses a couple major pain points with maintenance for CLM customers: high cost of adoption of full maintenance releases, manual and error prone installation of test fixes, hard […]

From two names to one: Rational Requirements Composer is renamed to Rational DOORS Next Generation

IBM is simplifying its requirements tool portfolio: IBM Rational Requirements Composer is being renamed to IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation. As of version 5.0, which released on June 2, 2014, Rational Requirements Composer and Rational DOORS Next Generation are no longer separate products. They are one product: Rational DOORS Next Generation. In 2008, we introduced […]

Off and running in 2014: Announcing CLM 4.0.6

This week we released CLM 4.0.6, the next version of Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM). CLM 4.0.6 will be our first quarterly release for 2014 and represents the start of our second full year in continuous delivery mode. We’re off to a fast start, focusing on improvements in key areas including DevOps, consumability, cross platform […]

Just in time for the New Year…many reasons to celebrate CLM 4.0.5!

This week we released CLM 4.0.5, the next version of Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM), and the latest quarterly release using our new continuous delivery model. A continuous delivery kind of year CLM 4.0.5 will be our fourth quarterly release this year, and we’ve heard positive feedback from several clients about the more rapid delivery […]

Working towards continuous deployment in

I have worked for IBM for about 20 years, moving back and forth between development, customer support and IT operations roles. Working in these different roles helped give me perspective for my current role as the manager for Jazz Continuous Deployments/DevOps. In this role I am responsible for ensuring that our multiple staging and self-hosting […]

10 reasons to explore CLM 4.0.4

This week we released CLM 4.0.4, the next version of Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM), and the latest quarterly release using our new continuous delivery model. Here we grow again As we continue to grow and evolve, we’re getting more familiar with the quarterly release cadence. Our continuous delivery pipeline was up and running consistently […]

The top 8 questions from Agile 2013

I had the opportunity to travel to Agile 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee at the beginning of August to represent Jazz at the IBM booth.  I had a lot of fun chatting with other Agilistas and learning how they’re using Jazz applications to successfully run their projects. This was my first time representing Jazz at a […]

Wanted: Requirements Composer enthusiasts to try our new trial visual editor

When you look at your project requirements and use cases today, how much do you rely on pictures or diagrams? When a project team is documenting ideas for their next development iteration people often draft diagrams to show the flow, user interaction through use cases, or even user interface mock ups to show what the […]

CLM 4.0.3 is here!

We are well on our way into the world of continuous delivery with CLM 4.0.3, our second quarterly release of Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management. One of the areas we are changing is how we support our customers. In the past, we’ve maintained separate delivery streams for new function verses fixes to existing releases. That approach is […]

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