Liftoff | The Continuous Engineering Online Academy

The following guided learning paths are curated courses brought to you by “The Continuous Engineering Experts” and are meant to help you increase your proficiency in the latest CE technologies and Agile systems and software development methodologies. Build valuable skills through video tutorials, demos, assessments, and more.  Login with your LinkedIn account and share them with your colleagues through email or social media, such as LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. Get started today!

Learning Paths

ASPICE Overview

Ensuring ASPICE Compliance

Automotive SPICE (ASPICE) is a framework for designing and assessing software development processes. If implemented effectively, it leads to better processes and product quality. Tune in for this multi-part series where we’ll discuss how you can ensure proper ASPICE compliance in your organization.

Topics include: 

  • What problem areas does ASPICE aim to solve?
  • For organizations that have adopted ASPICE – how do they ensure consistency and coverage?
  • What software tools can help organizations in their ASPICE adoption?
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Intro to IBM Rational Rhapsody

This free online training course introduces viewers to developing both Systems and Software using Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and Model Driven Development (MDD) techniques.

Topics include:

  • Benefits in moving from text-based to model-based descriptions
  • Modeling Requirements
  • Modeling Structure
  • Modeling Behavior
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Test Drive: IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation

Discover how managing requirements can help you develop the right features at the right time,  with this free “Previews” learning course. Watch the video demonstration and follow along in your own virtual instance of DOORS Next Generation.

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321 Gang and IBM Engineering Medical Device Development

IBM Engineering: Medical Device Development Solutions

In this free online learning module we’ll discuss how lean-agile and scaling principles support medical device development and how to build them using IBM’s Continuous Engineering solution.

Topics include:

  • Manage Change & Configuration Management
  • Testing Quality Assurance & Traceability
  • Agile MBSE for Med Device Dev
  • Automating Requirements
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An Agile Transformation Story

Mission-critical military systems are traditionally developed with multi-year release cycles and a rigid waterfall approach. This learning module describes how an organization transformed from “We could never do it the Agile way” to “We can never do it any other way!”

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Test Drive: IBM Rational Quality Manager

Learn how to improve quality by integrating test planning and management into your engineering lifecycle with this free “Previews” learning course.  Watch the video demonstration and follow along in your own virtual instance of Rational Quality Manager.

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Accelerate Time to Value

Accelerate time-to-value with Agile at Scale

In this learning module, we’ll show you how you can implement agile principles to improve quality, speed time to value, and eliminate waste in product and software engineering using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)  using IBM’s Continuous Engineering solution.

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Agile Product Development using RTC + Open Source

Rational Team Concert (RTC) provides a hub for collaboration, project management, defect tracking, change management, reporting, dashboards, and security and now it integrates with GitHub, Jenkins and JIRA.  This makes Rational Team Concert even more powerful to use.

Topics include:

  • How to integrate GitHub with RTC
  • How to integrate JIRA with RTC
  • How to integrate Jenkins with RTC
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Test Drive: IBM Jazz Reporting Service

Learn how to use the Jazz Reporting Service to quickly consolidate data from a variety of sources into reports that are easily customizable, with this free “Previews” learning course.  Watch the video demonstration and follow along in your own virtual instance of the Jazz Reporting Service.

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Agile in Practice | Tips, Tools & Templates

Agile in Practice: Tips, Tools & Templates

Agile Methodology is a people-focused, results-focused approach to software & systems development that respects our rapidly changing world. It’s centered around adaptive planning, self-organization, and shorter delivery times. Check out these free resources and learn how you can be more effective and efficient in your Agile practice.

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3 Must-Have Tools for Enterprise Agile Teams | Agile at Scale

Agile at Scale: 3 Must-Have Tools for Enterprise Agile Teams

Join the Continuous Engineering Experts’ Bryan Smith as he welcomes back IBM Solutions Architect, Amy Silberbauer to the show, as she gives us an in-depth overview and demo of 3 must have tools for Enterprise Agile teams.

Topics include:

  • DEMO – “Quick Create” Features Overview
  • DEMO – “Quick Planner” Features Overview
  • DEMO – “Program Board” Features Overview
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Test Drive: IBM Rational Team Concert

Learn how to improve agile planning and tracking, task management, and change and configuration management, with this free “Previews” learning course.  Watch the video demonstration and follow along in your own virtual instance of Rational Team Concert.

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The Future is Now

We have helped our clients:

  • Increase productivity by 25-75%
  • Reduce development costs by 50-60%
  • Accelerate time to market by 20-40%