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EZ-Insight: The IBM Rational Jazz Strategy for Collaborative Application Lifecycle Management
Author, industry analyst and Agile luminary Liz Barnett evaluates the Rational Jazz strategy in this objective 27-page report. Based on research incorporating over a dozen interviews with IBM distinguished engineers, technology evangelists and customers, this report explores the Rational Jazz strategy and the first two generations of Jazz-based products. Ms. Barnett positions the Jazz initiative within the software development landscape; shares best practices learned from early technology adopters, and identifies key benefits for practitioners, project managers and CIOs.
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About the Author
Liz Barnett is the Principal Analyst at EZ Insight, Inc., an analyst and consulting firm focused on global software development issues and technologies, founded in 2005. In 2006, she also launched the Agile Journal, an online publication providing in-depth analyses and case studies for Agile developers and managers, and was Editor in Chief for its first two years. Previously, Liz spent 10 years as a Vice President and Research Analyst at Forrester Research, joining Forrester as a result of its acquisition of Giga Information Group. Liz has held management positions at Accenture, PepsiCo, Atelier Research, and New Science Associates (subsequently acquired by Gartner Inc.). Liz earned her B.S. in operations research and industrial engineering at Cornell University.