Strategic Consulting Services Available
If you'd like to contact
me about any of these services, or you would like to discuss other consulting
services, click here or scroll to the bottom of this
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I can also provide training for
ClearCase in these areas:
- Project/Branching Strategies
I will work with you to help refine your project and branching
strategies and policies to help them best suit your needs.
The right branching strategy helps you get the most from ClearCase,
reduces merge effort and complexity, and therefore increases
- Network and Host Configuration Strategies
I can work with you to choose appropriate host and network
configurations for your existing needs, and provide reasonable
scalability for the growth you forsee.
- Policy Implementation Strategies
I can suggest alternative methods for achieving your policy goals,
including the use of ClearCase meta-data such as triggers and
attributes. I can help you avoid burdening your system with
inefficient policy implementations.
- VOB Construction Strategies
I can work with you to define a strategy for what vobs to create.
We can discuss methods for combining various copies of repositories
into a the same vob(s) so that each copy ends up being it's own branch.
Many companies copy SCCS/RCS/CVS repositories as a means of performing
- Multi-Platform and other Variant Strategies
I can discuss with you various different techniques for supporting
variants of your products including directory and branch based
- Facilitate Policy Definition Meetings
Nobody can tell you what your policies are, but I can facilitate
meetings of opinion leaders to pin down what policies you want
your ClearCase codeline system to enforce. I'll also contribute
to the discussion as appropriate.
If you want to contact me about any of these services, here is how
to reach me:
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
US Mail address: 5518 Vallejo Street, Oakland, CA 94608
Home Phone: (415) 664-8586
Cellular Phone: (510) 928-4442
WWW Home Page: http://www.timefold.com
Last Updated: 10/14/06
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