Tag Archives: Serena

Agile … still fragile

In some form or other Agile Development has been going on since the 1970’s. However, what we think of as “Agile” really dates back to 2001 and the publishing of the Agile Manifesto. Since then a steady rise in adoption … Continue reading

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Marketing IT to the business

When it comes to delivering services to the business, the IT team may be doing a fantastic job meeting requests with the budgets available. New applications may be in development to meet requirements, the new PC needed by marketing may … Continue reading

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Three to watch

Calm after the storm When we began thinking about the content of this year’s Serena xChange user conference we decided to focus our attention on the issues related to Mobile, Social and Cloud. I’m glad we did. As I spoke … Continue reading

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ALM tools: are they for everyone?

Sometimes it seems we are awash with tools. Invariably these tools are single-point solutions that are designed to support just one stage of the lifecycle. Often we try to integrate these tools into a comprehensive and connected infrastructure that gives … Continue reading

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ALM in the cloud

Just like any enterprise software solution, putting your development infrastructure in the cloud will save your organization money in terms of hardware, support and management costs. Selecting a reputable hosting provider should mean high performance too wherever your software development … Continue reading

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Is it a Train, is it a plane?

It’s not a train We’re in the habit of talking about release trains. It is an easy metaphor and is well understood by pretty much everyone in IT. But it’s time to stop. When we think about catching a train … Continue reading

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Keeping your friends close and your colleagues closer

Change: it is what we are all about. The rate of change is something every organization should measure. It happens everywhere in the business but it is often the changes in IT systems that have the biggest impact. Who controls … Continue reading

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