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Jazz Jumpstart Speakers at Innovate

My Jumpstart colleague Rosa Naranjo has posted a list of Innovate sessions presented by Jumpstart team members. Given the high level of expertise across CLM products the Jumpstart group represents, I recommend you attend these sessions if they cover any areas you’re … Continue reading

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JazzPractices at Innovate 2013

I’ll be attending the IBM Rational Innovate conference this year and leading the Process Enactment Workshop. If you’re going to Innovate, consider attending WKSHP-1116, the Process Enactment Workshop. I’ll be delivering it with my co-creators Ralph Schoon and Jorge Diaz … Continue reading

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RATL Perf Land Blog The Jazz Jumpstart team is lucky enough to have Grant Covell join us. He’s a performance guru, and has done a lot of work calculating and validating performance on CLM.  I’ve added his blog, RATL Perf … Continue reading

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What State Are You In? And Where Can You Go?

One of the hidden frustrations people encounter when using work items in Rational Team Concert is knowing the current state of the work item AND how to get to other states. People sometimes get frustrated because they can’t switch to … Continue reading

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Why We Need Best Practices

Part 1 in a series. Every discipline has best practices. These are the behaviors and skills that contribute the most to success. They aren’t objectives in themselves. You don’t “complete” a best practice and then you’re done. Best practices are … Continue reading

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Use JavaScript to Customize Attributes in RTC

We just published the fifth lab of the Process Enactment Workshop. Ralph Schoon created this lab to illustrate how to use JavaScript to customize attributes in RTC. Ralph once again makes it easy to understand things that are hard in … Continue reading

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Importing Work Items to RTC: Uploading Attachments My colleague Ralph Schoon has posted an article on how to programmatically upload attachments to the appropriate work items when importing those work items from another system.  This is very useful when migrating … Continue reading

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JazzPractices Blog: 2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 8,700 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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A Good Time for the Process Enactment Workshop

It’s that odd time of year between Christmas and New Years. Most people are enjoying “The Holiday Season”, some of us are working, but few of us are engaged in red-hot projects that consume all our waking moments. So what … Continue reading

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If you’re a fan of Edward Tufte, or you just like graphics and comparisons that tease out interesting information from data, then you’ll enjoy looking at this comparison of Android and iOS adoption. MBA Online produced this graphic comparing the progress of … Continue reading

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