Team Concert 6.0.4: New Horizontal Clustering Features

CLM Clustering is Dead!  Anyone who has worked on WebSphere App server certainly should be familiar with the deployment manager...

Impediments to Agile Adoption

We help our customers implement software using Agile methods and a DevOps approach. These notes have been growing as we’ve worked...

Implementing RDz Push-to-Client

At a recent customer, we had the opportunity to implement RDz’ Push-to-Client (P2C) functionality.   Discussions were had with the...

Performance Testing the Rational Build Agent

On a recent project where we were implementing Rational Team Concert for a large z/OS shop, we were requested for...

A Rosetta Stone for IBM’s Jargon and Acronyms

This list is by no means complete (that would take weeks to compile). This list is constructed based on our...

5 Tips to Accelerate Adoption of Rational Developer for System z

Reasoning We’ve been involved in several large scale deployments of Rational Developer for System z. The product is an incredible...

Easy way to manage a developer’s prioritized daily backlog

The central tenant of any good Agile methodology is a prioritized daily task list. Even if you are not a...

What do the various link types in Rational Team Concert mean?

In an RTC work item, on the links tab, you’ll notice several types of links you can create. When getting...

Stop manual deployment or scripting deployments to WebSphere App Server – there is a better way

Manual deployments suck Lets face it, we’ve all had the “deployment weekend” nightmare. You plan for a half day of...

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