CA Harvest Software Change Manager Reviews

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Sr. Configuration Analyst at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 10 2017

What is most valuable?

CA Harvest has been one of our primary version control tools. It has helped us map all of our applications into a version control environment, where we are able to map them, and help the code promotion across each environment, and we are able... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has helped us to integrate version control with change management. That has helped us track the application flow across each of our environments, promotion from dev to our higher environments, to production. The tracking aspect of the tool... more»

What needs improvement?

One feature that we are looking for is traceability, and also merging. That is a little cumbersome right now. We have provided our feedback to their representatives so they can provide us a good merging capability next time. One thing that I... more»
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Enhancement Engineer at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
Dec 28 2016

What is most valuable?

CA Mainframe Software Manager provides a great way for us to store our source control. It provides the lifecycle features to identify where our source code is in the lifecycle of our software. The lifecycle stuff is probably the biggest... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The benefit is really around the lifecycle features of the tool. It benefits our organization because it allows us to customize that lifecycle to match what we do, which makes it extremely easy for us to see where we are.

What needs improvement?

One of my personal favorite source control systems is Git. I've always been a huge fan of it. It is very, very easy to use. Things like GitHub and Bitbucket do a great job of managing Git and making it really, really easy for us to do things... more»
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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»

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What is CA Harvest Software Change Manager?

CA Harvest Software Change Manager (CA Harvest SCM) provides powerful, process-driven capabilities for managing development teams across your enterprise, encompassing multiple platforms and release management tools. This release management software enforces your IT governance policies and corporate compliance initiatives including those defined by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. It also can ensure adherence to your ITIL-based best practices. CA Harvest SCM can help your enterprise simplify the software release management process as well as the development and maintenance of business applications with streamlined workflows and automated source code versioning. This ITIL release management software can optimize your development resources by providing audit, protection and storage of your software assets, and standardized process management and defect tracking.
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CA Harvest SCM, CA Software Change Manager
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