As business becomes increasingly dependent on custom applications to drive efficiency and competitive advantage, demands on applications development teams have never been higher, and the work never more critical. Whether development teams are local, geographically distributed or coordinated through off-shore or outsourcing partners, application delivery and quality remain critical, and even the small change can have a profound impact, for end users, customers and the business itself.
Serena Dimensions CM is a proven process-based software change and configuration management solution that increases development team efficiency, lowers deployment risks, and ensures compliance to standards.
Streamlined Parallel Development
Development is rarely linear, and with the increasing demands on application development, managing and maintaining multiple streams of concurrent development is a necessity. Dimensions CM offers automated stream-based development and rich IDE integration, and integrated coupling with common Continuous Integration tools to ensure the health and quality of development deliverables ahead of turnover to Release.
Enabling automated association and tracking of development artifacts with tasks and work-items ensures comprehensive traceability and auditability, while improving visibility and coordination of progress across teams and the broader project team.
Intuitive and rich Baseline management enables the capture and management of development, QA and Release configurations, eliminating the costly, error-prone and complex management of change and release packages. Integrated deployment capabilities extend the management and tracking of builds, promotions and deployments across environments.
Scalable and High Performance Distributed Architecture
Dimensions CM is designed from the ground up to support distributed enterprise implementations spanning diverse operating systems and locales. Dimensions CM scales easily across global development organizations, offering highly performance and integrity even in the most complex and secure of environments. Dimensions CM maintains and supports application development and teams across Windows, Unix, Linux and Mainframe environments, enabling cross platform access and enterprise visibility, while centralizing web-based administration minimizing associated costs of maintenance.
Patented Library cache technology automatically synchronizes local and remote locations, optimizing performance and productivity across geographically distributed teams.
Services, Education and Award winning Support
When it comes to supporting your investment and ensuring your satisfaction with Dimensions CM, Serena Software provides un-matched service and support from a trusted and proven vendor with deep commitment to customer success. Application development and delivery has become increasingly complex and non-one understands what it takes to manage diverse development efforts better than Serena. We maintain an extensive knowledgebase, offer webinars and product training, and provide technical specialists that are always available through our support channels.