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  • Webcasts // Nov 2011

    Subversion 1.7 - Why You Should Care

    With Apache Subversion 1.7, the most broadly used SCM (software configuration management) software is getting even better. The new version, to be released shortly, promises the best Subversion experience to date. Subversion 1.7 delivers enhanced performance, new and improved features, important bug fixes, and a completely redesigned client-side storage layer...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Source Code Management Best Practice: Applying Economic Logic to Migration

    If your current version control system is inadequate, and you have pushed it to its limits, you do have to ask yourself: do I want to migrate my problems? Or start anew? This white paper will communicates a comprehensive approach to determining a migration scope method that will maximize developer...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Five things (we bet ) you didn't know about Subversion

    Subversion has become the version control standard for developers around the world. Whether you are in a regulated industry or just demand better controls in configuration management, Subversion provides the robust, centralized version control functionality chosen to replace legacy systems. After ten years of community social development and now a...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    5 Things Your Software Development Teams Should be Doing Now

    In this ever-changing world of software development, it's critical to keep up with technologies, methodologies and trends. Discover five tested and proven software development practices your team should be utilizing to accelerate software delivery.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • Webcasts // Nov 2011

    What's New in CollabNet's Distribution including Apache Subversion, Version 1.7

    Freely available as open source software, CollabNet Subversion Edge is an industry-first distribution that combines Subversion, the Apache HTTP Server, and ViewVC with a browser-based management interface. This distribution greatly simplifies installation, administration, use, and governance of the entire software stack. Attend this webinar to learn about Subversion Edge, and...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    The Business Case for ALM Transformation

    Transformation begins high in the organization with the decision to change -- to break out of the status quo and turn Application Lifecycle Management into a strategic advantage. A common Application Lifecycle Management platform provides the benefits enterprises need today - real time visibility and traceability, collaboration across stakeholders and...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    The Keys To Distributed & Agile Application Development

    How leading firms are winning with strategies for efficient application development, without relying on co-location. This white paper will highlight solutions for application development in globally dispersed organizations. Insights and strategies for maximizing efficiencies in a distributed environment will be presented, along with best practices.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Reinforcing Agile Software Development in the Cloud

    Why the Cloud Is Advantageous for Agile, and for Accelerating its Enterprise-wide Adoption. The popularity of Agile software development is growing as adoptees experience faster production, improved quality and, not least of all, a more flexible and collaborative process designed to accommodate change. In fact, Agile's effectiveness stems from collaboration...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Transforming Software Development in the Financial Services Industry

    Companies are facing more complex software projects with shorter turnaround cycles. The demands have never been greater, or the stakes higher - especially for financial services companies. Managing source code across distributed teams is certainly at the core of software development challenges. Additionally, traceability of the code back to business...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Best Practices for Social Coding from Open Source Development

    Organizations have found that they can generate new business, improve focus on core competencies, and reduce costs by enabling software co-development with partners using Web-based collaborative software development. This paper outlines the benefits of open collaboration with partners and provides some guidance and best practices for software co-development.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    An Enterprise Strategy for Introducing Agile

    Without a clearly defined standard to guide their implementation, numerous Agile management approaches can emerge simultaneously - sometimes in direct conflict with one another. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but traditional, top-down management structures typically experience some growing pains as they transition to the more egalitarian Agile approach. So...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Transforming Software Development in Financial Services

    Companies are facing more complex software projects with shorter turnaround cycles. The demands have never been greater, or the stakes higher - especially for financial services companies. Managing source code across distributed teams is certainly at the core of software development challenges. Additionally, traceability of the code back to business...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Speeding Software Innovation through Mass Collaboration

    To get their projects moving in the right direction, enterprise development organizations need to take a hard look at what's working and what isn't, and make the changes necessary to succeed in the new global landscape. For many, this means examining new tools and approaches including open source that prompt...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Best Practices of Social Coding from Open Source Development

    Organizations have found that they can generate new business, improve focus on core competencies, and reduce costs by enabling software co-development with partners using Web-based collaborative software development. This paper outlines the benefits of open collaboration with partners and provides some guidance and best practices for software co-development.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Agile Transformation Strategy

    Over the course of several years, working onsite with a large cross-section of industries and organizations, the CollabNet Agile Coaches have observed patterns and key milestones in the way organizations adopt and scale Agile. "Agile Transformation Strategy", written by Angela Druckman, CollabNet Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile Transformational Coach, outlines...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Seven Steps to Centralization

    Lower costs and improve productivity and quality for your software development processes. Here's how to start, by centralizing you assets.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    What is Agile ALM?

    Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) is the management of the software application lifecycle from initial development to final release. ALM encompasses all of the practices, processes and tools that aid in managing an application's lifecycle from both a business and development perspective. Key capabilities of an ALM platform include the ability...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    An Agile Approach to "Metrics": Applied Macromeasurements to Ensure On-Time Delivery

    This article challenges the value of traditional metrics for managing product development schedules and presents a reality-based alternative which is compatible with Agile approaches such as Scrum and XP. It is written for development managers or Scrum Product Owners who want to make decisions based on empirically derived schedule...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    7 Steps to Centralization

    Centralization Checklist: Lower costs and improve productivity and quality for your software development processes. Here's how to start, by centralizing your development assets (incl. code, documents, discussions threads and issues tracked).

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    An Agile Approach to "Metrics" - Applied Macromeasurements to Ensure On-Time Delivery

    This article challenges the value of traditional metrics for managing product development schedules and presents a reality-based alternative which is compatible with Agile approaches such as Scrum and XP. It is written for development managers or Scrum Product Owners who want to make decisions based on empirically derived schedule...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    What is Agile ALM

    Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) is the management of the software application lifecycle from initial development to final release. ALM encompasses all of the practices, processes and tools that aid in managing an application's lifecycle from both a business and development perspective. Key capabilities of an ALM platform include the ability...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    The Scrum Reference Card

    Scrum, the most popular of the Agile methodologies, is an iterative, incremental framework for program and project management. Although intended primarily for Agile software development, Scrum is also gaining in popularity among teams that require a general project or program management approach. This document, written by thought leader and certified...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Monitoring Scrum Projects with AgileEVM and Earned Business Value (EBV) Metrics

    Scrum is a popular project management framework for agile projects. Scrum projects are typically managed quite informally, with the only metrics used being various velocity metrics and burndown charts. Because these metrics only measure the speed of delivery, not the project's cost or the business value it generates, many project...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Agile in the Cloud-Keeping Development Teams Grounded

    While there is a great deal of buzz surrounding cloud technologies, it's interesting to note that the term 'cloud computing' means different things to different people. West noted that the first applications to be moved to the cloud were CRM-type applications (Salesforce, etc). He observed that organizations put their own...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Redefining Software Development in Healthcare Information Technology: The Role of Agile ALM, Cloud and Open Source

    This CollabNet white paper outlines how organizations in the healthcare and medical systems industries can enable rapid innovation and dynamic communication among business, development and quality assurance team members. Using the right combination of modern methods and frameworks, IT healthcare organizations today are fostering distributed collaborative environments that have not...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • Case Studies // Dec 2010

    CollabNet Success Story: Life Technologies

    Learn how 900 developers across multiple continents use the CollabNet ALM platform for change management, software configuration management, document management, and collaboration. Find out how Life Technologies realized operational savings of $430,000 in the first year, and more.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Agile in the Cloud: Keeping Development Teams Grounded

    "While there is a great deal of buzz surrounding cloud technologies, it's interesting to note that the term 'cloud computing' means different things to different people. West noted that the first applications to be moved to the cloud were CRM-type applications (Salesforce, etc). He observed that organizations put their own...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Monitoring Scrum Projects with AgileEVM & Earned Business Value (EBV) Metrics

    Scrum is a popular project management framework for agile projects. Scrum projects are typically managed quite informally, with the only metrics used being various velocity metrics and burndown charts. Because these metrics only measure the speed of delivery, not the project's cost or the business value it generates, many project...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    CollabNet Scrum Reference Card

    Scrum, the most popular of the Agile methodologies, is an iterative, incremental framework for program and project management. Although intended primarily for Agile software development, Scrum is also gaining in popularity among teams that require a general project or program management approach. This document, written by thought leader and certified...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Redefining Software Development in Healthcare Information Technology - The Role of Agile ALM, Cloud and Open Source

    This CollabNet white paper outlines how organizations in the healthcare and medical systems industries can enable rapid innovation and dynamic communication among business, development and quality assurance team members. Using the right combination of modern methods and frameworks, IT healthcare organizations today are fostering distributed collaborative environments that have not...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    ADVA Optical Networking Unifies Development Teams with CollabNet

    ADVA Optical Networking used CollabNet's ALM platform to unify development teams after a series of acquisitions left them with software development challenges. The company wanted to create efficiencies through standardizing tools and processes, while complying with CMMI and TL9000 regulations. Another critical need was integration of version control and defect...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Agile Roles & Responsibilities

    This article presents a generalized framework of roles and responsibilities for an Agile project which includes three roles: the Customer, the Implementer, and the Facilitator. It also discusses the responsibilities of the Facilitator role and provided references for responsibilities of both the Implementer and Customer roles.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Introduction to Agile Software Development

    What is Agile? How can Agile help improve my organization? This paper discusses answers to these questions. First comes an introduction to the two broad schools of thought common to software development: traditional sequential, a.k.a. "the waterfall method," and iterative methods, of which Agile is one subset. The objective is...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Avoiding Mistakes & Measuring Success in Collaborative Development

    The success of open source initiatives and the growing popularity of social media tools such as blogs and wikis have led many enterprises to adopt the open source model of collaboration for internal development projects. By replacing traditional, hierarchical project management with an open, collaborative approach that draws on a...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Calculating Earned Business Value for Agile Projects

    In this paper, CollabNet's Dan Rawsthorne defines Earned Business Value (EBV), a new metric for Agile projects that replaces standard Earned Value Analysis (EVA) metrics. With EBV, Agile teams see a clearer picture of a project's progress, which can be used to strategically adapt to evolving business conditions.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    HP and CollabNet - Collaborating for Quality

    Working together, HP and CollabNet offer a true end-to-end ALM solution that helps companies transform to become more competitive and better positioned to respond to change. This paper describes the integration that offers efficiency improvements leading to higher quality software delivered at increased velocity. Enterprise-wide, stakeholders can stay in their...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Issue Tracking: Agile Development Environment

    The term "issue tracking software" is most often associated with a bugtracker. However, in software development, the definition of an "issue" is much broader. As more organizations embrace Agile methods for software development, they are turning to agile project management tools to help them manage the many issues that will...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Next Generation ALM - Collaborative Software Development on Demand

    Globalization is causing enterprises to examine the use of traditional software development tools and approaches. These methods have led to wildly diverging processes and a lack of transparency. While improving IT efficiencies and cutting development costs have always been priorities for CIOs, the rapid and unstoppable shift toward a...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Open Source Community Practices in Enterprise

    In the enterprise, open source software is recognized for the cost savings it delivers when compared with proprietary alternatives. As enterprise adoption of open source software has become more mainstream, IT executives are seeing an additional benefit of collaboration - the remarkable ability of successful open source communities to rapidly...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Software Development In the Cloud: Cloud management and ALM

    To work with the latest software development methodologies?Agile, for example?teams need a more collaborative and dynamic environment. The associated short iterations and continuous integration mean that results and feedback are shared continuously, system configurations change often, and working over time zones is common. Development teams need more adaptable computing resources...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • Webcasts // Nov 2011

    Subversion 1.7 - Why You Should Care

    With Apache Subversion 1.7, the most broadly used SCM (software configuration management) software is getting even better. The new version, to be released shortly, promises the best Subversion experience to date. Subversion 1.7 delivers enhanced performance, new and improved features, important bug fixes, and a completely redesigned client-side storage layer...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Source Code Management Best Practice: Applying Economic Logic to Migration

    If your current version control system is inadequate, and you have pushed it to its limits, you do have to ask yourself: do I want to migrate my problems? Or start anew? This white paper will communicates a comprehensive approach to determining a migration scope method that will maximize developer...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Five things (we bet ) you didn't know about Subversion

    Subversion has become the version control standard for developers around the world. Whether you are in a regulated industry or just demand better controls in configuration management, Subversion provides the robust, centralized version control functionality chosen to replace legacy systems. After ten years of community social development and now a...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    5 Things Your Software Development Teams Should be Doing Now

    In this ever-changing world of software development, it's critical to keep up with technologies, methodologies and trends. Discover five tested and proven software development practices your team should be utilizing to accelerate software delivery.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Next Generation ALM: Collaborative Software Development on Demand

    Globalization is causing enterprises to examine the use of traditional software development tools and approaches. These methods have led to wildly diverging processes and a lack of transparency. While improving IT efficiencies and cutting development costs have always been priorities for CIOs, the rapid and unstoppable shift toward a...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    CollabNet Success Story: Agile CMMI

    A leading investment bank needed to build a software development process that supported flexible Agile practices and the repeatable processes and accountability of CMMI (Capability Maturity Model? Integration). The benefits of the Agile approach are clear: you can speed your software development and quickly react to changing priorities. CMMI...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Open Source Community Practices in the Enterprise

    In the enterprise, open source software is recognized for the cost savings it delivers when compared with proprietary alternatives. As enterprise adoption of open source software has become more mainstream, IT executives are seeing an additional benefit of collaboration - the remarkable ability of successful open source communities to rapidly...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Avoiding Mistakes and Measuring Success in Collaborative Development

    The success of open source initiatives and the growing popularity of social media tools such as blogs and wikis have led many enterprises to adopt the open source model of collaboration for internal development projects. By replacing traditional, hierarchical project management with an open, collaborative approach that draws on a...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    ADVA Optical Networking Unifies Development Teams with CollabNet ALM

    ADVA Optical Networking used CollabNet's ALM platform to unify development teams after a series of acquisitions left them with software development challenges. The company wanted to create efficiencies through standardizing tools and processes, while complying with CMMI and TL9000 regulations. Another critical need was integration of version control and defect...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    An Introduction to Agile Software Development

    What is Agile? How can Agile help improve my organization? This paper discusses answers to these questions. First comes an introduction to the two broad schools of thought common to software development: traditional sequential, a.k.a. "the waterfall method," and iterative methods, of which Agile is one subset. The objective is...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    What is Scrum? The 5-minute Explanation for Folks not yet Practicing It

    This article defines Scrum as a framework, a value-system, and a process ? giving details from each of those perspectives to help different audiences. It also discusses the benefits of the Scrum framework, which include better communication, improved product quality, and increased efficiency.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Agile Roles and Responsibilities

    This article presents a generalized framework of roles and responsibilities for an Agile project which includes three roles: the Customer, the Implementer, and the Facilitator. It also discusses the responsibilities of the Facilitator role and provided references for responsibilities of both the Implementer and Customer roles.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    ADVA Optical Networking Unifies Development Teams with CollabNet

    ADVA Optical Networking used CollabNet's ALM platform to unify development teams after a series of acquisitions left them with software development challenges. The company wanted to create efficiencies through standardizing tools and processes, while complying with CMMI and TL9000 regulations. Another critical need was integration of version control and defect...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Agile Roles & Responsibilities

    This article presents a generalized framework of roles and responsibilities for an Agile project which includes three roles: the Customer, the Implementer, and the Facilitator. It also discusses the responsibilities of the Facilitator role and provided references for responsibilities of both the Implementer and Customer roles.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Introduction to Agile Software Development

    What is Agile? How can Agile help improve my organization? This paper discusses answers to these questions. First comes an introduction to the two broad schools of thought common to software development: traditional sequential, a.k.a. "the waterfall method," and iterative methods, of which Agile is one subset. The objective is...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Avoiding Mistakes & Measuring Success in Collaborative Development

    The success of open source initiatives and the growing popularity of social media tools such as blogs and wikis have led many enterprises to adopt the open source model of collaboration for internal development projects. By replacing traditional, hierarchical project management with an open, collaborative approach that draws on a...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Calculating Earned Business Value for Agile Projects

    In this paper, CollabNet's Dan Rawsthorne defines Earned Business Value (EBV), a new metric for Agile projects that replaces standard Earned Value Analysis (EVA) metrics. With EBV, Agile teams see a clearer picture of a project's progress, which can be used to strategically adapt to evolving business conditions.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    HP and CollabNet - Collaborating for Quality

    Working together, HP and CollabNet offer a true end-to-end ALM solution that helps companies transform to become more competitive and better positioned to respond to change. This paper describes the integration that offers efficiency improvements leading to higher quality software delivered at increased velocity. Enterprise-wide, stakeholders can stay in their...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Issue Tracking: Agile Development Environment

    The term "issue tracking software" is most often associated with a bugtracker. However, in software development, the definition of an "issue" is much broader. As more organizations embrace Agile methods for software development, they are turning to agile project management tools to help them manage the many issues that will...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Next Generation ALM - Collaborative Software Development on Demand

    Globalization is causing enterprises to examine the use of traditional software development tools and approaches. These methods have led to wildly diverging processes and a lack of transparency. While improving IT efficiencies and cutting development costs have always been priorities for CIOs, the rapid and unstoppable shift toward a...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Open Source Community Practices in Enterprise

    In the enterprise, open source software is recognized for the cost savings it delivers when compared with proprietary alternatives. As enterprise adoption of open source software has become more mainstream, IT executives are seeing an additional benefit of collaboration - the remarkable ability of successful open source communities to rapidly...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Software Development In the Cloud: Cloud management and ALM

    To work with the latest software development methodologies?Agile, for example?teams need a more collaborative and dynamic environment. The associated short iterations and continuous integration mean that results and feedback are shared continuously, system configurations change often, and working over time zones is common. Development teams need more adaptable computing resources...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    What is Scrum? The five-minute Explanation for Folks not yet Practicing It

    This article defines Scrum as a framework, a value-system, and a process ? giving details from each of those perspectives to help different audiences. It also discusses the benefits of the Scrum framework, which include better communication, improved product quality, and increased efficiency.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Seven Steps to Centralization

    Lower costs and improve productivity and quality for your software development processes. Here's how to start, by centralizing you assets.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Issue Tracking in an Agile Development Environment

    The term "issue tracking software" is most often associated with a bugtracker. However, in software development, the definition of an "issue" is much broader. As more organizations embrace Agile methods for software development, they are turning to agile project management tools to help them manage the many issues that will...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Calculating Earned Business Value for an Agile Project

    In this paper, CollabNet's Dan Rawsthorne defines Earned Business Value (EBV), a new metric for Agile projects that replaces standard Earned Value Analysis (EVA) metrics. With EBV, Agile teams see a clearer picture of a project's progress, which can be used to strategically adapt to evolving business conditions.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    HP and CollabNet: Collaborating for Quality

    Working together, HP and CollabNet offer a true end-to-end ALM solution that helps companies transform to become more competitive and better positioned to respond to change. This paper describes the integration that offers efficiency improvements leading to higher quality software delivered at increased velocity. Enterprise-wide, stakeholders can stay in their...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Tools and Frameworks for Collaborative Development Communities

    Collaboration has become an operational necessity for enterprise development organizations. It enables geographically distributed teams, working under increasingly tight deadlines, to produce high quality, re-usable products and services for end users around the world. This paper describes tools and frameworks that facilitate collaboration needed to meet deadlines, quality objectives,...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    The Scrum Reference Card

    Scrum, the most popular of the Agile methodologies, is an iterative, incremental framework for program and project management. Although intended primarily for Agile software development, Scrum is also gaining in popularity among teams that require a general project or program management approach. This document, written by thought leader and certified...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Monitoring Scrum Projects with AgileEVM and Earned Business Value (EBV) Metrics

    Scrum is a popular project management framework for agile projects. Scrum projects are typically managed quite informally, with the only metrics used being various velocity metrics and burndown charts. Because these metrics only measure the speed of delivery, not the project's cost or the business value it generates, many project...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Agile in the Cloud-Keeping Development Teams Grounded

    While there is a great deal of buzz surrounding cloud technologies, it's interesting to note that the term 'cloud computing' means different things to different people. West noted that the first applications to be moved to the cloud were CRM-type applications (Salesforce, etc). He observed that organizations put their own...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    What is Agile ALM?

    Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) is the management of the software application lifecycle from initial development to final release. ALM encompasses all of the practices, processes and tools that aid in managing an application's lifecycle from both a business and development perspective. Key capabilities of an ALM platform include the ability...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    An Agile Approach to "Metrics": Applied Macromeasurements to Ensure On-Time Delivery

    This article challenges the value of traditional metrics for managing product development schedules and presents a reality-based alternative which is compatible with Agile approaches such as Scrum and XP. It is written for development managers or Scrum Product Owners who want to make decisions based on empirically derived schedule...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    7 Steps to Centralization

    Centralization Checklist: Lower costs and improve productivity and quality for your software development processes. Here's how to start, by centralizing your development assets (incl. code, documents, discussions threads and issues tracked).

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    Agile Transformation Strategy

    Over the course of several years, working onsite with a large cross-section of industries and organizations, the CollabNet Agile Coaches have observed patterns and key milestones in the way organizations adopt and scale Agile. "Agile Transformation Strategy", written by Angela Druckman, CollabNet Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile Transformational Coach, outlines...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Redefining Software Development in Healthcare Information Technology: The Role of Agile ALM, Cloud and Open Source

    This CollabNet white paper outlines how organizations in the healthcare and medical systems industries can enable rapid innovation and dynamic communication among business, development and quality assurance team members. Using the right combination of modern methods and frameworks, IT healthcare organizations today are fostering distributed collaborative environments that have not...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • Case Studies // Dec 2010

    CollabNet Success Story: Life Technologies

    Learn how 900 developers across multiple continents use the CollabNet ALM platform for change management, software configuration management, document management, and collaboration. Find out how Life Technologies realized operational savings of $430,000 in the first year, and more.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Transforming Software Development in the Financial Services Industry

    Companies are facing more complex software projects with shorter turnaround cycles. The demands have never been greater, or the stakes higher - especially for financial services companies. Managing source code across distributed teams is certainly at the core of software development challenges. Additionally, traceability of the code back to business...

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Best Practices for Social Coding from Open Source Development

    Organizations have found that they can generate new business, improve focus on core competencies, and reduce costs by enabling software co-development with partners using Web-based collaborative software development. This paper outlines the benefits of open collaboration with partners and provides some guidance and best practices for software co-development.

    Provided By CollabNet

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    An Enterprise Strategy for Introducing Agile

    Without a clearly defined standard to guide their implementation, numerous Agile management approaches can emerge simultaneously - sometimes in direct conflict with one another. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but traditional, top-down management structures typically experience some growing pains as they transition to the more egalitarian Agile approach. So...

    Provided By CollabNet