Hi, my name is Frank Schophuizen and I am working as a consultant in SAFe (Scaled Agile), CM (Configuration Management) and ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) for TOPIC Embedded Systems.
I have over 30 years experience in ...
Top Posts & Pages
- RTC2GIT – Rational Team Concert to GIT migration (part 2) 28/03/2020
- RTC2GIT – Rational Team Concert to GIT migration (part 1) 29/02/2020
- Configuration Management with SAFe 29/05/2018
- Agile Manifesto in het Nederlands 08/05/2018
- SAFe 4.0 for small release trains 14/12/2016
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RTC export (RTC_export.py) As I explained in the previous article (part 1), I use the RTC REST API instead of the RTC CLI to export the history from RTC because the RTC CLI is not reliable. However, the official (documented) … Continue reading
Introduction Rational Team Concert (RTC) is a great, extensive and rather complicated configuration management (CM) system. Now after several years, it is time for us to move on to GIT. Git is simpler to use, more straight forward in its … Continue reading
Introduction Configuration Management is crucial for the success of an enterprise, whether it applies an agile, lean or a more traditional approach. Although CM is crucial, it has been given little attention in SAFe and other agile methodologies. In this … Continue reading
Hoewel er al een vertaling bestaat van het Agile Manifesto naar het Nederlands (zie hier), geef ik de voorkeur aan mijn eigen vertaling. Het zijn niet altijd letterlijke vertalingen vanuit het Engels omdat ik probeer (voor mezelf) de essenties te … Continue reading
Introduction SAFe 4.0 states that an Agile Release Train consists of 50 to 125 people. Larger teams should be split up in multiple release trains and smaller teams should be organized as individual agile teams, not as an agile release … Continue reading
One of the most difficult things in change management is change people’s habits. Habits are like reflexes: act without thinking why and how to do it. Habits save a lot of time and energy. How difficult would walking or driving … Continue reading