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xChange13Serena xChange13, global user conference from September 16-18 in Miami, is where you can meet our leadership team and ask the tough questions that have been on your

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DevOps bubbleLast week I presented a session at the Agile Development Conference West.  A quick poll of the

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The Phoenix ProjectThis week I had the pleasure of hearing Gene Kim speak about DevOps and release management again.  Although

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xChange13They say that if you get enough chimpanzees together and give them access to enough computers, eventually they will make a Software Change, Configuration and Release Management solution as good as ChangeMan ZMF. I am

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We’re thrilled to announce Serena’s participation and sponsorship at three prominent industry events during the month of June.

June 18-20, we will be at Gartner’s IOM Summit in Orlando and O’Reilly’s Velocity Conference in Santa Clara. The following week, June 21-22, catch us at DevOps Days Mountain View.

Serena executives will be on hand at each event demonstrating release automation and release process control

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xChange13One way or another, we are all involved in building the content of the release, getting the release ready, putting the release out there, and taking care of it when it gets there. The major theme of xChange13, Serena Software’s global user conference from September 16-18 in

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xChange13“Knowing the answers doesn’t make it any easier.” – Det. Sonny Crockett, Miami Vice

Crockett and Tubbs solved major Miami crimes in about 42 minutes of air time. At xChange13,

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Audience at Best Management Practice Congress 2013 The recent Best Management Practice Congress 2013 (Bad Neuenahr, Germany)  was a James Bond-inspired conference with the theme, “The (IT) World Is Not Enough.“  This is so fitting in today’s world

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Agile Development Conference WestOur very own agile advocate and DevOps guru, Jonathan Thorpe, is set to deliver an insightful presentation at Agile Development Conference West in Las Vegas, focused on the ‘Evolution of Agile.’ He’ll speak on Wednesday, June 5th at 3:45pm PT.

Agile development has evolved into a lifecycle

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Tags: Agile, DevOps


Serena StarTool FDM became Generally Available on April 30, 2013, just in time to announce at the recent Mainframe Virtual User Group (VUG).  Mark Henderson from the StarTool Development Team presented the StarTool products roadmap and the roster of feature updates in StarTool FDM 7.7.2.

Improved DASD support:

  • Volume map (VMAP) command shows all areas of EAV
  • Dataset statistics (USAGE) command shows EAV-specific DSCBs
  • Allocate large PDSEs

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