IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC), DOORS and DOORS Web Access Upgrade with RRDI to Cognos BI Server Migration

A project to upgrade and rearchitect their current Rational Software deployment of Rational Team Concert (RTC), DOORS, DOORS Web Access and RRDI. Rearchitected the solution from a one server deployment to a multi server deployment for scalability, performance and reliability. Upgraded Rational Team Concert from 5.0 to 6.0.4, plus DOORS and DOORS Web Access from 9.4 to 9.6.1. In addition, performed a migration from Rational Reporting for Development Intelligence (RRDI) to Cognos Business Intelligence Server with ALM Cognos Connector integrated with Rational Team Concert.

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IBM UrbanCode Deploy Server Installation and Build Automation

Installed and deployed IBM UrbanCode Deploy in client’s Dev, Test, QA, BETA and Production environments. Configured the deployment automation for multiple applications through their respective environments. Achieved push button and scheduled automation of application deployments. Integrated Rational Team Concert SCM to allow for deployment of artifacts and applications from development to Test and QA environments.

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IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) and DOORs Next Generation (DNG) Upgrade and Agile Coaching

Responsible and performed an upgrade of Rational Team Concert (RTC) and DOORS Next Generation (DNG) 4.x to 6.x. Mentored endusers on the principles are Agile Software Development Methodologies and how they are implemented in the tools. Reviewed and consulted on current deployment practices and made recommendations on process improvements based on Agile Methodologies.

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IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) Migration from Serena Software

Responsible for complete migrations of data from legacy systems, Serena Version Manager, Serena Tracker and Serena Team Track to Rational Team Concert. The data migration included all source code components, and their related tracker tickets. In addition, all attachments and history of tracker tickets where migrated to Rational Team Concert. This required the specialization of writing custom SQL and Rational Team Concert API scripts to complete the migration.

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IBM Rational ClearCase and IBM Rational ClearQuest to IBM Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM) Migration

Provided executive management with a detailed approach to migrate from their current ClearCase and ClearQuest software development environment to an enterprise implantation of IBM Rational CLM Solution (Rational Team Concert, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Requirements Composer). This brief included high-level information such as risk and assumptions, Level of Effort Estimations and Overall Steps for completion.

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