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Software and systems delivery accelerated

Build and deploy management software helps automate and accelerate the software assembly and delivery processes. It streamlines build management to help teams standardize repetitive tasks and manage compliance mandates.

The Rational build and deploy management solution takes the automation of software assembly processes to new levels to help organizations accelerate software development and delivery cycles, increase product quality, improve staff productivity, and reduce time-to-market.

Build and deploy management software can help your team to:

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    Rational Build Forge

    Automates and accelerates software assembly processes to streamline software and systems delivery.

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    Rational Automation Framework

    Automates over 450 installation, configuration, and deployment tasks for WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Portal.

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Automated deployment video

Presented by David Brauneis, this interactive explains how complicated IT environments can be deployed and managed easily, using automation that helps development and operations teams to better communicate, plan, execute and deliver.

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Collaborative development & planning for automated deployment of applications to the cloud

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Curing your time to market blues for software delivery
Feel like your software delivery team gets productivity paralysis? Join our support group and hear Carolyn Pampino, a certified "ALMopath" (and IBM IT Software Delivery strategist), share how to recognize the signs and symptoms that your team may be suffering from a treatable "disorder." There is hope and we can help.

DevOps and the cloud: Achieving agility across the software delivery lifecycle
Join this webcast to learn how Collaborative DevOps solutions from IBM can help turn your delivery pipeline into an agile, automated workflow.

Creating an agile, flexible cloud computing model
Cloud computing provides the promise of delivering a flexible computing model for development and test. Reduced cost and time to acquire, install, configure and maintain application lifecycle management capabilities allows organizations to be more agile in reacting to changing business needs.

Collaborative development for planning and automated deployment of applications to the cloud
An InformationWeek webcast featuring IBM's Kim Querner and Peter Marshall.


IBM's Approach to Agile ALM

 In seeking out an agile tool, there are many choices. Take a few minutes to learn about IBM's approach to Agile ALM. With coaching, best practices and tooling that support a team's core agile need while also providing integrated best-in-class source code management and build automation. These integrated capabilities allow agile developers to focus on delivery great code by automating the busy work that slows them down. Matt Holitza and Richard Knaster, speakers.

Five Application Lifecycle Management imperatives for successful global software development

 If you have ever worked on a software development project and wondered how you can eliminate those endless project replans, this podcast is for you. Andy Detandt and Carolyn Pampino, speakers.

Resolve deployment bottlenecks with collaborative DevOps

Collaborative DevOps bridges the gap between development and operations, extending agile techniques to resolve deployment bottlenecks. Learn how Rational software can help you reduce cost and time while increasing quality by automating the deployment on complex applications to the cloud. Steve Weaver, speaker.

Hot off the press! All new Rational Automation Framework and Rational Build Forge

 Discover what's new in the all-new Rational Automation Framework solution with new pricing and packaging, and a host of new features, while Rational Build Forge marches on with a new release and significant enhancements. Elissa Redmiles and Jesse Alva, speakers.

Moving the software development lifecycle to the cloud

Learn how cloud can be used to transform software delivery, and how best practices for software development in the cloud can help IT organizations become more agile and flexible. Steve Weaver, speaker.

Collaborative lifecycle management on cloud

 Is your software delivery process too expensive and too time-consuming? Does it provide poor visibility across distributed teams? There is a solution: the IBM Rational Software solutions available on the cloud offer an agile, flexible cloud computing model, helping you simplify and streamline your operation so delivery teams can work faster — no matter where they are. Steve Weaver and Steve Huntington, speakers.



Deployment.Everywhere.Presented by David Brauneis, this interactive demo explains how complicated IT environments can be deployed and managed easily, using automation that helps development and operations teams to better communicate, plan, execute and deliver.

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