CA Endevor Software Change Manager Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of CA Endevor Software Change Manager competitors and alternatives
Real User
Senior Development Manager at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 18 2017

What is most valuable?

I really value the links from stories/defects to code via the tasks and change sets.

How has it helped my organization?

* We’ve used it to drive our move to DevOps primarily because the CI tools were pre-built by another team. * The strong links between work-item tickets and change-sets have enabled simple reporting of changes to software. * This adds business... more»

What needs improvement?

* Complex client application and web interface that try to do it all. * Plans are built on the browser: They cannot be copied to other media, such as Excel. They cannot be exported. * Source control via streams is a bar to acceptance for many... more»
Real User
Application Systems Engineer at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 10 2017

What is most valuable?

I appreciate the ability to separate the code by environments.

How has it helped my organization?

We are required to use this, but I personally wouldn’t have chosen it as our SCM of choice.

What needs improvement?

It needs to be simpler. This is the most difficult SCM tool I’ve ever used. It requires me to retrain new hires for several months. They should mimic TFS or Tortoise SVN. The most common mistakes/hurdles new users have is checking in new... more»
Real User
Application Support Specialist with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 18 2017

What is most valuable?

The main purpose of ChangeMan for my position is to compile code and control versions of the code. I don’t need to submit separate JCL jobs as ChangeMan does this for me. I just need to add the necessary parameters once and it’s done. What’s... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The last change I remember is that now you can add a small note for each code compile. In such manner, it is easier to follow what changes are made (line command ‘VC’). Also, in the beginning I was able to use ChangeMan only for default... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see a better search tool. For now, I prefer search of code in datasets instead of search in ChangeMan. There are a lot of programs stored in datasets. When I am doing maintenance activities, sometimes I need to find a program... more»

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