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IoT Continuous Engineering: Pitfalls and Solutions for Agile and Systems Developers

Below¬†is the presentation I gave at All things Open 2016. The goal was to give people a wider perspective when formulating their Internet of Things¬†development strategies. IoT is still relatively new. There are many similarities between Agile and Systems development … Continue reading

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A Brief Explanation of Why Processes Don’t Scale

I received a comment on an earlier post from Guido Schneider taking some exception to a Scrum example I used. His thoughtful response got me thinking, and the thinking turned my response to his comment into a whole blog post. … Continue reading

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RTC Adoption Problems: Tool, Education, or Perspective?

I work with CLM customers a lot and sometimes I encounter people struggling to adopt RTC. Once in a while the problem is with RTC – a bug, the rare difficult-to-use feature, etc. Once in a while it’s just a … 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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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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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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When Doing Well is Better Than Doing the Best

A colleague of mine at IBM, Tim Feeney, made an excellent point about process enactment recently. Sometimes we spend a lot of time trying to perfectly enact 100% of our process. But we should be thinking about how efficiently we … Continue reading

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Reports in Automatically Generated Dashboards

It’s easy to add reports to your personal dashboards in Rational Team Concert using the web interface. Report widgets give you a quick view of project history without having to pull up individual reports. You can get a side-by-side view … Continue reading

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