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ALM integration options from least to most effective

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The use of multiple application lifecycle management (ALM) systems can lower user productivity and create errors. There are several ways to connect and integrate multiple ALM systems. Here’s a list of integration options for unifying multiple ALM systems, in the fashion of a military ranking scale. The list begins with the do-nothing, integration-less approach and culminates with the most optimal approach to ALM integration: the enterprise service bus. Rank: Civilian (do nothing) There’s no rule stating that you have to connect and integrate multiple ALM systems! Doing nothing is a no-cost, but no-benefit, approach that leads to ALM islands that do not have the ability …

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To ESB or not to ESB: A consulting partner’s perspective

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In 2009, MuleSoft founder Ross Mason shocked his IT audience with a blog post entitled “To ESB or not to ESB.” The premise: not everyone should deploy an enterprise service bus (ESB). In particular, he offered that applications with minimal protocol and transportation requirements might be better off by skipping the use of an ESB. When developing the integration platform for its’ ConnectALL ALM Router, Go2Group embraced the market-leading Mule ESB, even with Go2Group’s minimal protocol and transportation requirements. In fact, Go2Group felt MuleSoft’s ESB was the only way to go for ConnectALL. Doug Bass, Go2Group’s chief architect, explained why in a speech at the recent MuleSoft CONNECT 2015 event. …

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HP ALM/Quality Center SaaS ConnectALL Adapter released

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Expanding on our success with HP ALM software, we at Go2Group are announcing the release of the  HP ALM/Quality Center SaaS ConnectALL Adapter at HP Discover 2015. Designed for use with the ConnectALL ALM Router, the adapter allows for integration between HP’s installed base of ALM/Quality Center customers and other departmental ALM systems. This unified yet vendor-neutral approach for connecting ALM systems is future-proofed through an enterprise service bus architecture rather than traditional point-to-point integrations. Advantages of the HP ALM/Quality Center SaaS deployment model include: Reducing the barriers to entry for customers wanting to migrate to an end-to-end ALM solution through a pay-as-you-as-go …

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ConnectALL now offers support for latest Micro Focus ALM software, enhanced user management, and additional role

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The following updates are included with the release of ConnectALL v1.15: Further integration support: ConnectALL now supports the latest HP ALM/Quality Center software (including versions 12.20, 12.01, and 12.00) while ensuring compatibility with earlier versions of the software.Enhanced user management: Previously, only the ConnectALL Administrator could add and manage LDAP users within the users’ assigned groups. Now, the Administrator role has been granted privileges allowing him to browse the LDAP database and add new users to his own group through the ConnectALL GUI. To further enhance manageability, newly created LDAP users are now automatically synchronized with the ConnectALL database. Previous versions required …

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Accelerating Productivity with ConnectALL

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If you are a developer, by now you would have probably worked on some sort of revision control system. What is the benefit of using revision control system? The most obvious benefit is the ability of the system to have an unlimited number of developer/users working on the same code base, without having to constantly move files back and forth. Also, by tracking every version of the files that can help comparing the differences of a particular version. Perforce does an excellent job in combatting the problem of sharing files with advanced version management functionalities. The challenge in the development …

Go2Group JaM Plugin – Mercury Kit (HP ALM)

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Announcing the latest version of the most popular Jira plugin for HP Quality Center integration.  The JaM Plugin is more efficient and stable than ever! With more than 10 years of application life cycle management expertise and constantly tracking customer insights, the Go2Group development team bundles the new release 9.0.22 with features that can enhance your product development and testing. Key Features: QC Filter: Issue replication is bi-directional now! With new QC filter enhancements, users can set multiple parameters for the issue replication between HP QC and Jira. Multiple projects and field mapping:  The new release not only allows you …