We recently closed the SBM App-A-Thon contest and would like to thank each and every one of the contest participants, and in particular those that contributed a process application, form extension or plug-in. Thank you!
It is our pleasure to announceRead More
DevOps is not restricted to platforms that are more modern. Many DevOps teams own the responsibility of mainframe deployments as much as they own the non-mainframe ones. Releasing software safelyRead More
Large enterprises are under pressure from the marketplace to increase business agility. Failing to do so, could impact market share, competitiveness and financial stability. This translates into delivering higher quality software faster. But the complexity of large enterprise IT produces many challenges. Enterprise IT often supports hundreds of applications across different types of systems that are developed using different methodologies by geographically dispersed teams. There is no single delivery pipeline or release process, there are many, often operating at different speeds from manual to automated, and all operating under a mandate of regulatory compliance.
Gartner recommends that these enterprises takeRead More
During the holiday season, oftentimes people get so busy and distracted with our million and one things to do on our lists, we forget to stop and think about the less fortunate. This year I wanted to team together with all Serena employees to make a real and transparent difference. To unite in helping to build a home for a family in need.
We accomplished this through the charity organization, New Story, who funds life-saving homes, turning tent slums into sustainable communities for families livingRead More
As enterprise IT begins to adopt DevOps practices, questions and issues emerge about how to best implement the culture, process, and tools to deliver on the promises of faster business innovation at a lower cost. How do you transform the current state? The Enterprise IT landscape is complex, sophisticated, dynamic, and frequently chaotic. Unlike Internet startups, you are dealing with a large, diverse set of heterogeneous infrastructures glued together across many teams and locations that use many different tools and processes to develop and deploy software.Read More
Much is being written about, found and reported on the Volkswagen AG emissions scandal. As a long time practitioner of software change and configuration management practices, events such as these become teaching moments from which we can all learn.
An average vehicle today contains around 60 microprocessors to run electric content – four times as many as a decade ago. More than 10 million lines of software code run a typical vehicle’s sophisticatedRead More
We have started the planning for xChange 2016 at last! So here’s what we know:
We are delighted to have been recognized as a leader in Enterprise Service Management in Research In Action Selection Matrix.
Of particular note,Read More
Bringing customers together to share experiences and comment on the latest ideas and technologies from Serena is one of the primary ways we guide and shape product direction. If you are in the Bay Area on November 5th you should join us and be part of this informative day:
One repository or many … the answer is neither
One of the most commonly asked questions these days is “Should all our source code be in one repository?” This is a complex question and leads to a somewhat interesting set of answers.
Before we get to that lets try and understand the question a little more and find out why customers asking this? In IT we like to centralize and optimize. Gathering all the code in one place is seen as the next logical set of distributed data ripe for centralization and optimization. All in one place means we can manage access better,Read More