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  • Jazz.net

    Changes to the events system on Jazz.net

    At Jazz.net, we put a lot of emphasis on building the Jazz community through events. In the past, we’ve notified you of upcoming events through a lengthy static list. In light of changes towards making the Jazz community more events focused, we’ve...
  • John McDonald

    The Top Innovate2014 Breakout Sessions You Can't Afford to Miss!

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    Innovate 2014 is coming up June 1-5, 2014 in Orlando, Florida and after much anticipation the agenda builder tool for the conference finally became available last week. There are so many sessions going on, it may seem difficult to keep tabs on them...
  • John McDonald

    CloudOne Among Select Few Named Finalist in Two Categories for 15th Annual TechPoint Mira Awards

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    The team at CloudOne is honored to be among the eighty-eight companies named finalists for the 15 th Annual TechPoint Mira Awards. With a record-breaking 170 entries, we captured nominations in the “Emerging Tech Company of the Year” and “Tech...
  • Jazz.net

    JazzHub is now IBM DevOps Services!

    JazzHub has a new name! The JazzHub of today began its life as an experimental development collaboration hub for academia and researchers, based on IBM’s Jazz technology. We learned a lot from that experience and since then we have re-implemented JazzHub...
  • Community News Blog

    Innovate 2014: GRUC Member Activites

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    Held June 1-5, 2014 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida, IBM Innovate 2014 will host over 4,000 practitioners and technical leaders in product development and software delivery. By attending any of the more than 400 sessions...
  • Jazz.net

    OpenSSL Heartbleed Vulnerability Update

    The Heartbleed bug is a worldwide security vulnerability affecting services with SSL/TLS encryption using the OpenSSL library. We have reviewed all the systems hosting jazz.net and JazzHub and would like to update you on the following actions that have...
  • Community News Blog

    Innovate 2014: Trending Topics in Development Infographic

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    View the infographic in your browser or register today for IBM Innovate . Learn more today about IBM Innovate: Innovate 2014: GRUC Member Activities IBM Innovate GRUC Web Page #IBMInnovate Hash Tag on Twitter Blog Post: Submit Your...
  • Disciplined Agile Blog

    Extending the Agile Manifesto

    We have just published a Disciplined Agile Manifesto, an extension to the original Agile Manifesto. Why have we done this? Since 2001 we’ve applied the ideas captured in the Agile Manifesto and have learned from our experiences doing so.  What we’ve learned...
  • John McDonald

    It takes a long time to log into my application. What is wrong?

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    My guest, Kartik Kanakasabesan, offers this guest posting about CloudOne's deep skills in application monitoring on Virtual Private Clouds. You can e-mail him at kartik@oncloudone.com. Many tools in the marketplace perform root cause analysis at...
  • Disciplined Agile Blog

    Effective Daily Stand Up Meetings

    A few weeks ago one of my customers asked me for advice about daily standup meetings (also called Scrum meetings, morning meetings, or better yet coordination meetings).  Her feeling was that her teams could become more disciplined in their approach to...
  • Community News Blog

    Submit Your Nominations Today for the GRUC Awards at IBM Innovate

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    Innovate 2014 will be here before you know it! We’ll be holding another exciting GRUC Awards, in which we recognize leaders, liaisons and members for your contributions to the community. Be sure to let us know when your next meeting is and any other...
  • Jazz.net

    Herding cats with customized work items

    Newbie Blogger Hello jazz.net community!  I’m excited to join the blogging world and share my experience and expertise as a project manager from within the depths of the Rational brand development organization.  I’ve been in Rational for quite...
  • Jazz.net

    Continuous upgrade with IBM UrbanCode Deploy

    I’ve just released a video explaining the we’re using IBM UrbanCode Deploy to continuously upgrade the staging and production systems on jazz.net. In the video I explain the jazz.net internal architecture, the different staging systems, and...
  • Jazz.net

    Does that build contain my fix?

    Have you ever wondered if a build includes a fix? Perhaps you’re in QA and you want to ensure you’re testing the right build, or perhaps you’re a developer and you want to make sure that your changes made it into a build. Either way...
  • Jazz.net

    JazzHub Goes Clubbing

    Last week, members of the JazzHub team spent a lot of time together at the Hakkasan nightclub in Las Vegas.  While there are rumors that the team got together for some late night debauchery, I won’t get into that here… The real reason why...
  • Disciplined Agile Blog

    Improve Retrospectives with Process Goals

    Retrospectives are a great way for teams to explore potential improvements to the way that they work.  A team will get together, discuss what is working well for them, what is not working so well, and hopefully identify ways that they could improve. ...
  • Disciplined Agile Blog

    Does your team own its process or merely rent it?

    An important philosophy within both the agile and lean communities is that a team should own its process. In fact, one of the principles behind the Agile Manifesto is “At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes...
  • Community News Blog

    GRUC Webcast Chat: Code in the Cloud with JazzHub – DevOps Services for IBM Cloud Platform

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    We always conduct a Q&A during our webcasts, taking questions from the audience before and during the webcast. On February 27, Kate Hauser, Product Manager of PerfectStorm Communities and JazzHub in-market solutions, shared information and conducted...
  • Jazz.net

    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...
  • Community News Blog

    Why You Cannot Afford to Miss IBM Innovate 2014

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    Register Today > Why you cannot afford to miss IBM Innovate 2014: Learn how DevOps and continuous engineering can increase speed, predictability, and profitability. Network with more than 4,000 practitioners, industry experts, and technical...
  • Disciplined Agile Blog

    Move Closer to a Deployable Release

    One of the process goals that a disciplined agile team will want to address during construction is Move Closer to a Deployable Release.  Ideally, in each construction iteration a team will move closer to having a version of their solution that provides...
  • Todd DeCapua

    Four Challenges with Continuous Integration Today [See new integration with IBM Rational & UrbanCode]

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    Testing without Network Virtualization in pre-production environments can lead to application failure once deployed into production. Shunra and IBM presented in a recent webcast reviewing how to reduce that risk and build performance in, how you can see...
  • Jazz.net

    A Virtual Tour of JazzHub in February: Facelift, Features, and Fabulousness!

    The JazzHub team has been furiously working the past several months to give JazzHub a facelift (check out our new home page!), deliver exciting new features (you can now dabble in the world of DevOps!), and add extra fabulousness (yes, we consider “fabulousness”...
  • Disciplined Agile Blog

    Identifying your Initial Technical Strategy

    When a disciplined agile project or product team starts, one of the process goals which they will likely need to address is Identify Initial Technical Strategy. This is sometimes referred to as initial architecture envisioning or simply initial architecture...
  • Community News Blog

    View the IBM Watson Webcast Replay and #GRUCWatson Twitter Feed

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    The Global Rational User Community held a great webcast on January 30, 2014: A DevOps Approach Speeds IBM Watson Solutions to Market. View the webcast replay and presentation . For more on IBM Watson and cognitive computing, follow the #IBMWatson hash...