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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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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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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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Using RTC for Android Platform Development – SCM

I’ve written some tips in the past about using RTC to support developing Android apps. My colleague Freddy Frederickson has recently written about using RTC for Android platform development.

Platform development is more complex and involves (lots) more files and components. Many organizations end up modifying the platform code directly, which leads to maintenance issues. Freddy writes about how to get RTC set up for Android platform development to ease some of these burdens.

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Adding Process Descriptions to RTC Process Templates

Phong Le, a developer in the RTC Process area, posted this short video showing the new RTC capability that allows you to add process descriptions to your RTC process template. It’s a neat new feature, so if you’re interested in … Continue reading

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Git Outta Here

Lots of people have been liking Git over the last few years. Git is the SCM system created by Linus Torvalds, aka Mr. Linux. But not everyone likes Git and they’re starting to say so. One of the big knocks … Continue reading

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