TeamForge product overview
TeamForge is an end-to-end enterprise application lifecycle management software from Digital.ai, formerly CollabNet VersionOne. This ALM solution functions as a collaboration and delivery platform that ensures governance, compliance, and IP security standards are maintained.
TeamForge helps companies and government agencies accelerate software delivery while providing cross-functional teams with best-of-breed tools. Teams can streamline the creation of high-quality applications with this open, extensible, and flexible platform. It allows developers to build an integrated application delivery pipeline from commercial and open-source tools. Companies can leverage the development methodologies—Agile, Waterfall, or hybrid—and version control systems as appropriate for their IT and business needs.
The platform provides visibility and traceability into agile processes and development across the organization. It offers a multi-deployment option and can be hosted on the cloud or installed on-premise. TeamForge helps users work collaboratively throughout the software development lifecycle with tools such as project activity streams, communities, wikis, and discussion boards. Users can track and control access to IP addresses and code bases.
Pros of TeamForge
- TeamForge allows development teams to further expand their Agile processes. It encourages tighter collaboration among development teams around the world and achieves consistent tooling integration.
- It combines applications and tools in one common place, allowing for seamless and rule-based execution of processes. It also provides all performance indicators in one reporting and analytics dashboard to show the performance of different organizations and business units in comparison to tool usage.
Cons of TeamForge
- Some users reported that the UI configurations in TeamForge can be complicated for novice users.
Breakdown of core features
TeamForge has features that give software teams the flexibility to choose workflows without risking overall process compliance.
This ALM platform enables globally-distributed, cross-functional teams to collaborate effectively and share expertise, best practices, and code. It allows businesses to unite teams, safely delegate role-based access, and create cohesion across different tools.
TeamForge helps ensure software quality with comprehensive traceability across disparate tools, distributed teams, and diverse processes. The software provides granular traceability and the ability to report on multi-stage activities, allowing users to compartmentalize and visually monitor objects and events.
The platform provides native support for both Subversion and Git with a wide array of features including replication, code reviews, pull requests, and inline editing. Software teams can manage both distributed Git and centralized Subversion (SVN) version control systems on one platform.
TeamForge offers enterprise-wide roll-ups based on real-time data that provide users with unprecedented monitoring, reporting, and analysis capabilities to keep the management informed. It has cross-project reporting features with drill-down functionalities. TeamForge provides the following reports: Build, Commit, and Test Activity, Activity Over Time, Build Activity by Project, Commits by User, and File Changes Over Time.
(Last updated on 05/07/2021 by Liz Laurente-Ticong)