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    Top Answer:One of the features that the developers like is that they can retrieve what they need with the tool. They don't have to go through some process or request something be done by another team. They can… more »
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    IBM Synergy, Rational Synergy
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    Overview

    A modern, end-to-end Agile source code management, release automation and deployment automation tool that enables mainframe application developers at all skill levels to fulfill business requirements, optimize code quality, and improve developer productivity through mainframe DevOps. With ISPW, developers can:

    • Easily perform concurrent development to support Agile Development practices
    • Leverage Jenkins plugins to manage code throughout the lifecycle
    • Use REST APIs to automatically connect mainframe applications into modern DevOps toolchains
    • Collaborate with other developers through features like alerts when another programmer has checked out code
    • See versions of a program at multiple points in the development cycle to prevent incorrect overlaying and ensure smooth code integration
    • Access an intuitive relationship visualization that guides users to failure points

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    mBank, Standard Bank
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    Computer Software Company25%
    Financial Services Firm19%
    Insurance Company12%
    Comms Service Provider9%
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    Midsize Enterprise5%
    Large Enterprise85%
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    Software Configuration Management
    June 2022
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    BMC Compuware ISPW is ranked 4th in Software Configuration Management with 2 reviews while IBM Rational Synergy is ranked 13th in Software Configuration Management. BMC Compuware ISPW is rated 9.0, while IBM Rational Synergy is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of BMC Compuware ISPW writes "Tracks code during the change process so that more than one group could have code checked out for change. ISPW provides this tracking info real time helping move toward a more Agile environment". On the other hand, BMC Compuware ISPW is most compared with CA Endevor Software Change Manager, Micro Focus ChangeMan ZMF and IBM Engineering Workflow Management, whereas IBM Rational Synergy is most compared with .

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