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IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) - Administration

RTC Administration for Agile Project Managers training course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to configure Rational Team Concert project areas so that the core IBM practices for agile development and change and release management can be effectively adopted by the project team. Topics include planning projects, teams, and iterations to support agile projects; release and iteration planning; managing work items; and customizing Rational Team Concert queries and reports to provide project status and measure progress.

The RTC Administration for Configuration Managers training course is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to configure Rational Team Concert version control and build areas so that change and release management can be effectively adopted by the project team. Topics include CLM; RTC Source Control; Managing the Build Component; and Managing Reports.

In RTC Administration for Process Administrators training course delegates will learn to utilize IBM Rational Team Concert to effectively manage work items, collaborate and share work with teams using Jazz source control, request and analyze software builds, and monitor the status of Eclipse-based development projects using reports and web-based dashboards.

By attending RTC Administration for Agile Project Managers workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Define how CLM is used
  • Understand project planning, with a focus on Agile methods
  • Configure a project timeline
  • Manage releases and iterations
  • Create and manage work items
  • Manage reports and dashboards

By attending RTC Administration for Configuration Managers workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Define how CLM is used
  • Configure project artifacts in source control
  • Understand change flow and how to organize an efficient project hierarchy
  • Use the source control command-line interface
  • Describe the build architecture
  • Understand build objects
  • Monitor build results

By attending RTC Administration for Process Administrators workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Explain the IBM Rational Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) approach
  • Find, create, and manage work items in Rational Team Concert
  • Leverage Global Configuration capabilities
  • Make changes to components under Rational Team Concert source control
  • Create builds in Rational Team Concert
  • Track data with Rational Team Concert reports
  • Create and use a dashboard to view Rational Team Concert content

  • Understand basic Software Development Principles
  • Understand basic Agile Project Planning Principles

For RTC Administration for Agile Project Managers: course

  • Project Managers

For RTC Administration for Configuration Managers: course

  • SCM Administrators

For RTC Administration for Process Administrators: course

  • Software Developers (Eclipse environment)

COURSE AGENDA

IBM RTC Administration for Agile Project Managers
(Duration : 1 Day)

1

Introduction to CLM

  • Collaboration across the lifecycle
    • The Rational solution for CLM
    • CLM products, applications and capabilities
    • Lifecycle projects
    • Collaboration and work items
    • Project dashboards
    • Rich hovers and comments
  • Common planning
    • Real-time planning
    • Release and iteration planning
  • Lifecycle traceability
    • Traceability relationships
    • Linkages
    • Gaps and managing impact
  • Rational reporting
    • Flow of information
    • Report results
2

Understanding Project Areas

  • Process templates
    • Template overview
    • FPM template
    • Scrum template
  • Project area elements
    • Terminology
    • Project area architecture
    • Project area elements
    • Access control
    • Process control
    • Roles
    • Team areas
    • Work item categories
    • Timelines and iterations
  • Setting up a project area
    • Adding members
    • Managing a team area
    • Assigning a process role to team members
    • Sending invitations
    • Creating work item categories
3

Planning in Rational Team Concert

  • Planning overview
    • Two-level planning
    • Agile planning
  • Creating a project timeline
    • Defining project timelines and iterations
  • Release planning
    • Considerations
    • Initial planning
    • Planning best practices
    • Prioritizing requirements
    • Initial scheduling
    • Creating the initial backlog
  • Iteration planning
    • Iteration plans
    • Creating the spring backlog
    • Adding work items
    • Iteration planning
  • Working with plans
    • Creating work items in the plan
    • Managing plans
    • Configuring plan data
    • Plan editing
  • Managing work items
    • Work item types
    • Creating useful work items
    • Managing work items and plans
  • Reviewing progress
    • Monitoring progress
    • Schedule view
    • Taskboard view
    • Tracking time and resource allocation
    • Recent events
    • Burndown tracking
4

Managing Reports

  • Reports overview
    • Team reports
    • Reports in the web client
    • Reports in the team artifacts view
    • Viewing a report
    • Report resources
    • Creating reports
    • Formatting reports
    • Publishing and importing reports
    • Scrum report templates
    • Editing report parameters
  • Configuring Dashboards
    • Dashboard overview
    • Adding pages and widgets
    • Configuring widgets
    • Configuring dashboard templates
IBM RTC Administration for Configuration Managers
(Duration : 1 Day)

1

Introduction to CLM

  • Collaboration across the lifecycle
    • The Rational solution for CLM
    • CLM products, applications and capabilities
    • Lifecycle projects
    • Collaboration and work items
    • Project dashboards
    • Rich hovers and comments
  • Common planning
    • Real-time planning
    • Release and iteration planning
  • Lifecycle traceability
    • Traceability relationships
    • Linkages
    • Gaps and managing impact
  • Rational reporting
    • Flow of information
    • Report results
2

Introduction to RTC Source Control

  • Overview
    • Key elements
    • Change sets
    • Streams
    • Components
    • Task-based development
    • Refactoring
    • Parallel development
    • Tool and process integrations
    • Event notifications
  • Configuring source control
    • Creating a project area
    • Creating project components
    • Adding files to source control
    • Adding Eclipse project artifacts to source control
    • Adding MS Visual Studio artifacts to source control
  • Understanding change flow
    • Workspaces
    • Change flow
    • Flow targets and diagrams
    • Project hierarchy
  • Source control in the command-line interface
    • User interfaces
    • Source control CLI
    • Command syntax
    • Sample commands
3

The RTC Team Build Component

  • Overview
    • Key elements
    • Architecture
    • Build objects
    • Roles and actions
  • Setting up the build system
    • The build engine
    • Ant build toolkit
    • Build definitions
    • Build engine types
    • Best practices
  • Monitoring build results
    • Monitoring builds
4

Managing Reports

  • Reports overview
    • Team reports
    • Reports in the web client
    • Reports in the team artifacts view
    • Viewing a report
    • Report resources
    • Creating reports
    • Formatting reports
    • Publishing and importing reports
    • Scrum report templates
    • Editing report parameters
  • Configuring Dashboards
    • Dashboard overview
    • Adding pages and widgets
    • Configuring widgets
    • Configuring dashboard templates
IBM RTC Administration for Process Administrators
(Duration : 1 Day)

1

Introduction to Application Lifecycle Manage-ment

2

Overview of IBM Rational Team Concert and Global Configuration

3

Managing work items in IBM Rational Team Concert

4

Working with Jazz source control in IBM Rational Team Concert

5

Working with Jazz builds in IBM Rational Team Concert

6

Tracking project status in IBM Rational Team Concert

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