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

SAFe provided the agility, visibility, and transparency needed to ensure we could integrate with numerous other efforts, get predictable in our delivery, and ensure timelines are met.

David McMunn
Director of COE, Fannie Mae

Essentials of Configuration Management with IBM Rational ClearCase UCM

Configuration Management with IBM Rational ClearCase UCM, V7.1 is a two-day, instructor-led course designed to teach configuration managers how to implement ClearCase UCM effectively in their development environment (Windows or Unix/Linux). This course introduces you to the discipline of software configuration management (SCM) using a unified change management approach (UCM) and discusses the attributes of effective SCM. Learn what information is critical to include in a configuration management plan. Practice creating and implementing a usage model based on a simulated software development project. The usage model includes details about organizing project artifacts, streaming strategies, and project process and policies.

Course Details

Classroom (Hands-on labs)

You should have completed:

  • Essentials of IBM Rational ClearCase UCM for Windows 
  • Essentials of IBM Rational ClearCase UCM for UNIX 
  • Define software configuration management and list the attributes of an effective software configuration management system.
  • Explain the purpose and describe the contents of a configuration management plan.
  • Complete a ClearCase UCM usage model.
  • Implement a ClearCase UCM usage model by:
    • Setting up project artifacts
    • Creating UCM projects that implement a streaming strategy
    • Implementing project process and policies through ClearCase and IBM Rational ClearQuest
  • Software Configuration Management Overview
  • Planning Components, VOBs, and Naming Conventions
  • Stream Strategy and Views
  • Baselines and Project Policies
  • Change Request Process Model
  • Setting Up a UCM Project
  • Project Maintenance and policy enforcement using triggers
  • Monitoring Project Status using ClearQuest and ClearCase Report Builder/Viewer
  • Building and Recommending Baselines
  • Build Management with ClearCase
  • Managing Multiple Projects in UCM

This is a basic course for users who fill the role of configuration manager in their organizations.

  • Some knowledge of ClearCase is assumed.
  • No knowledge of ClearCase administration is assumed.

IBM Education Advantage Program eligibility:

  • Yes – IBM Education Pack – Online Account

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