Understanding SAFe Work In Progress Limits

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What is WIP? WIP stands for Work In Progress. Limiting your work in progress is a concept of Scaled Agile...

WebSphere App Server 7 support ends in April 2018

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If you are currently running IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) on version 7, you have until April of 2018 to...

Team Concert 6.0.4: New Horizontal Clustering Features

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

Impediments to Agile Adoption

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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