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A Look At the ROI: Is Enterprise Release Management Worth It?

A Look At the ROI: Is Enterprise Release Management Worth It?

“In many real-world case studies, Plutora has resulted in returns exceeding 600%. A typical return is around 400% depending on the depth of using the products….

Complexity at Scale: Trials and Tribulations of Success

Complexity at Scale: Trials and Tribulations of Success

“Complexity” is often viewed as a negative. This is perhaps even more the case at scale, where some degree of complexity is unavoidable. Any unnecessary complexity,…

The Gold Master: Why Modern Software is Never Finished

The Gold Master: Why Modern Software is Never Finished

Gone are the days of the “Golden Master”. In fact, programmers new to the industry may not even recognize the term. Let’s travel back in time, before cable…

Agile Accountability: Do your Governance Gates have a Padlock or a Warning Sign?

Agile Accountability: Do your Governance Gates have a Padlock or a Warning Sign?

Most large software enterprises are facing a tough choice: on one hand you have the control and stability of traditional ITSM, and on the other you…

Managing Mixed Releases in Bimodal IT with Plutora

Managing Mixed Releases in Bimodal IT

Bimodal IT is a trend identified by Gartner that describes a common challenge for IT departments – how to support two modes of operation within the…

Release Managers are the Heroes of Bimodal IT

Release Managers are the Heroes of Bimodal IT

Gartner has put a name on a common experience across all industries – IT departments often support two different approaches to IT.  One side is focused…

ERM Brings It All Together: A Single Dashboard for Enterprise Release Status

ERM Brings It All Together: A Single Dashboard for Enterprise Release Status

Enterprise software development has undergone a dramatic transformation in the last decade as most companies have transitioned to more iterative, agile approaches to software delivery.  This…

What is Test Environment Churn

Move Faster, Get Better: ERM is Continuous Process Improvement

Across industries, time to market for new software initiatives is decreasing over time and the frequency with which releases are transitioned from development to production is…

release management practices

4 Best Practices that Define Enterprise Release Management

Enterprise Release Management (ERM) is an emerging set of practices designed to support enterprise change initiatives and software delivery across multiple projects within large organizations. ERM…

new york devops enterprise summit

Connecting DevOps to the Business at DevOps Summit New York

This week we’re attending the Sys-con DevOps Summit in New York City.  It’s a great conference and energy behind DevOps is enormous. Thousands of attendees from…

release management at scale means integration with every tool

Release Management at Scale Means Integration with Every Tool

How many issue trackers does your organization run?  How about change management systems?  If you are a large organization, the answer’s probably more than a handful…

How Agile Release Managers Skip Change Control

Agile Change Management (How to eliminate risk)

Do you think development teams really update those BMC Remedy tickets with all the changes contained in a release?  They don’t.  Most of them just “check…