Application Lifecycle
           Management for CA
           2E and CA Plex:
           MKS-CM Connector
           with ...
Speaker Bio


    > Christoph Heinrich,
      CEO, CM First AG, Switzerland

    > Software Development with CA 2E since 1...
Agenda


 ALM/SCM Overview

 CA Plex ALM Challenges

 ALM with CA Plex using MKS CM-Connector and MKS
  Integrity for I...
ALM/SCM Overview

Justfication and
Challenges




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Barriers to IT Productivity



      One third of IT organizations are affected by                                  29%
  ...
Why do you need ALM tooling?


> Our development teams aren’t working together well

> My developers are spending to much ...
Specific challenges with CA Plex


 Our existing ALM tooling doesn’t manage or track CA Plex
  model changes
  We can’t ...
Managing Multiple Platforms and Dimensions




                                                  Object
     Pl
     ex

 ...
Recap: automated tooling needed


 With multiplatform, web applications complexity is
  high
   Many objects to move
  ...
MKS CM-Connector
with Plex Model
Manager




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Integration Overview


                Development - Model                            Deployment – Object/Source



      ...
ALM for CA Plex and CA 2E



  Plex Model Manager
                         Plex MKS-CM
      Plex Model          Connector...
CA Plex Model
Manager




Integrating Model
Administration into the
SCM-Process


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Model Manager – Manage Model Environments

      Server 1



                                                             ...
Plex Model Manager

> The Plex Model Manager integrates the CA Plex model
  into the change management process. It is incl...
Plex Model Manager

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     > Model Manager Features                 > Model Manager Features
            Manage model te...
MKS-CM Connector




Checking out objects in
MKS Integrity for IBM i (2E
CM) directly from the Plex
Model



             ...
MKS Connector – Link Projects to CA Plex




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Translating MKS Objects to Plex



 Configurable Model Import
   using CA Plex API’s to access model information




   ...
TripleMatch



      Comparing Triples for Import Objects




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Workflow – Change request to development

                       Plex              MKS                                Mode...
Workflow – Unit Test to Production
                      Plex           MKS                                 Model M


E-ma...
Audit / Reporting

> Audit log on all steps of development

> Track changes to individual objects during model updates

> ...
Demo




MKS Connector for CA Plex
Typical Development
Workflow




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New Add-In Features in Plex 6.1




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New Add-In Features in Plex 6.1




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Demo 2




Extended ALM-Features
with Plex 6.1




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SESSION SUMMARY



> Adding ALM to CA Plex and CA 2E development

> Supporting complex environments
          CA Plex dev...
Q&A


               Web sites
            www.cmfirst.ch
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ALM for CA Plex and CA 2E

  1. 1. Application Lifecycle Management for CA 2E and CA Plex: MKS-CM Connector with Model Management 12C Christoph Heinrich CM First AG Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned LEFT ON COVER ONLY Must Fit Within This Space
  2. 2. Speaker Bio > Christoph Heinrich, CEO, CM First AG, Switzerland > Software Development with CA 2E since 1991 > Software Development with CA Plex since 1995 > Software Projects in the US and Switzerland > Implemented SCM Solutions and Concepts in numerous Companies > Speaker at Conferences (CA Plex Events in Austin and Cincinnati, CA World, CA User Group Meetings) Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 2 September 23-25, 2009 Copyright © 2009 CA. All rights reserved. Must Fit Within This Space
  3. 3. Agenda  ALM/SCM Overview  CA Plex ALM Challenges  ALM with CA Plex using MKS CM-Connector and MKS Integrity for IBM i  Managing CA Plex objects  Managing CA Plex models  Demonstration  New Feature Preview  Session summary  Q&A Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 3 September 23-25, 2009 Copyright © 2009 CA. All rights reserved. Must Fit Within This Space
  4. 4. ALM/SCM Overview Justfication and Challenges Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge Must Fit Within This Space
  5. 5. Barriers to IT Productivity One third of IT organizations are affected by 29% software that spans multiple geographical, organizational, functional and technology silos Less than one fifth of companies find it easy to coordinate change across silos >20% 68 percent of enterprises have software built with components developed by different teams – both internal and external 68% Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 5 Must Fit Within This Space
  6. 6. Why do you need ALM tooling? > Our development teams aren’t working together well > My developers are spending to much time on administrative tasks around moving objects > We failed our IT audit, or (worse) a problem occurred > There was a problem with a promotion, and it took all Wasted Time day (or night) to back it out Lost Productivity > We forgot to moveLost Business a required object > I want to see metrics and improve software development cycle times > Our web application involves so many different platforms Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge Must Fit Within This Space
  7. 7. Specific challenges with CA Plex  Our existing ALM tooling doesn’t manage or track CA Plex model changes We can’t tell who, what, or when easily  Our 2E developers, Plex developers, and (any other) developers are having trouble coordinating changes No common project focus  There are so many different objects involved on different platforms HTML, Java, RPG, LF, PF, C++, PNL, Resources, …  Reality – many shops do not have a good ALM solution for CA Plex Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 7 Must Fit Within This Space
  8. 8. Managing Multiple Platforms and Dimensions Object Pl ex 2E Oth er Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 8 Must Fit Within This Space
  9. 9. Recap: automated tooling needed  With multiplatform, web applications complexity is high  Many objects to move  Multiple machines / directories / libraries  Single ALM platform reduces silos of development  3 teams may be involved on a single project  Tracking of change, metrics, audit virtually impossible to do manually  Lets look at potential solutions… Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 9 Must Fit Within This Space
  10. 10. MKS CM-Connector with Plex Model Manager Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge Must Fit Within This Space
  11. 11. Integration Overview Development - Model Deployment – Object/Source Plex Model Manager Plex Import MatchPoint SCM CA Plex Model CA 2E Model 2E CM (MKS Implementer/ Integrity) Plex Model Manager by CM First / ADC Austin Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 11 November 16-20, 2008 Copyright © 2008 CA. All rights reserved. Must Fit Within This Space
  12. 12. ALM for CA Plex and CA 2E Plex Model Manager Plex MKS-CM Plex Model Connector 2E Model MKS Integrity for IBM i Development Test Production Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 12 Must Fit Within This Space
  13. 13. CA Plex Model Manager Integrating Model Administration into the SCM-Process Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge Must Fit Within This Space
  14. 14. Model Manager – Manage Model Environments Server 1 Backup Group Model Template Directory: Group Model Directory Directory server1Temlates server1Grpmdl server1GrpmdlBackup a te Cr trac ct Ex ra ea t U pd t Ex te Extract local model Update local model Backup Loacl Model Directory: Directory: Directory server1Extracts server1Updates server1LclMdlBackup ut Ch ut In ck In In kO ec kO ec k e ck kO ec c Ch C he ut Ch Che Ch Local Model Directory Local Model Directory Local Model Directory Developer 1 Developer 2 Developer 3 workstation1Model workstation2Model workstation3Model Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 14 Must Fit Within This Space
  15. 15. Plex Model Manager > The Plex Model Manager integrates the CA Plex model into the change management process. It is included in the MKS Connector for CA Plex, but is also available separately > The Plex Model Manager supports four processes:  Extract a local model  Check out a local model  Check in a local model  Update a local model Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 15 Must Fit Within This Space
  16. 16. Plex Model Manager 16 > Model Manager Features > Model Manager Features  Manage model templates cont. for applications and  Rename models for users versions  Log model activities  Assign extracted models to change requests  Lock/Unlock group model /developers  Import update messages  Create local model backups from CA Plex  Create group model  Notify developer and backups model administrator  Zip files for check in / check out Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge Must Fit Within This Space
  17. 17. MKS-CM Connector Checking out objects in MKS Integrity for IBM i (2E CM) directly from the Plex Model Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge Must Fit Within This Space
  18. 18. MKS Connector – Link Projects to CA Plex Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 18 Must Fit Within This Space
  19. 19. Translating MKS Objects to Plex  Configurable Model Import  using CA Plex API’s to access model information Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 19 Must Fit Within This Space
  20. 20. TripleMatch Comparing Triples for Import Objects Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 20 Must Fit Within This Space
  21. 21. Workflow – Change request to development Plex MKS Model M Create Change Request Implementer Project Aprove Project Assign Resouces Create Plex Model to Project Extract E-mail to developer Check Out Develop Changes Check Out Local Objects for in Local Model Model Development Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 21 Must Fit Within This Space
  22. 22. Workflow – Unit Test to Production Plex MKS Model M E-mail to model administrator Gen&Build Check In Local Model E-mail to tester Deploy Changes to Test Update Local Model E-mail to developer Deploy Changes to Production E-mail to requester Change Request completed Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 22 Must Fit Within This Space
  23. 23. Audit / Reporting > Audit log on all steps of development > Track changes to individual objects during model updates > Discover point in time issues with updates > Who, When, How, What Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 23 Must Fit Within This Space
  24. 24. Demo MKS Connector for CA Plex Typical Development Workflow Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge Must Fit Within This Space
  25. 25. New Add-In Features in Plex 6.1 Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 25 Must Fit Within This Space
  26. 26. New Add-In Features in Plex 6.1 Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 26 November 16-20, 2008 Copyright © 2008 CA. All rights reserved. Must Fit Within This Space
  27. 27. Demo 2 Extended ALM-Features with Plex 6.1 Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge Must Fit Within This Space
  28. 28. SESSION SUMMARY > Adding ALM to CA Plex and CA 2E development > Supporting complex environments  CA Plex development  Software change management > ALM for CA Plex and CA 2E co-existence > New ALM possibilities through Plex 6.1 Add-in capabilities > Save time and money, and increase compliance Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge 28 Must Fit Within This Space
  29. 29. Q&A Web sites www.cmfirst.ch adcaustintech.com www.mks.com/partners/technologypartners Americas jdrhodes@adcaustintech.com Europe christoph.heinrich@cmfirst.ch Co-branded Logo Footprint Aligned Right Edge Must Fit Within This Space

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