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Sr. Configuration Analyst at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Sep 10 2019

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… 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… 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… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We had been using multiple solutions across our organization, but we wanted to bring in an enterprise solution, which would be common across all our applications. We were working with Endevor for our… more»

What other advice do I have?

The auditing capability is one aspect that I would really recommend other colleagues to look into, because all the other version control tools out in the market provide speed, but the auditing… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We had other vendors which we were looking at, but one advantage is that CA came to us with a solution rather than the tool. The solution helped us understand that the tool would be a good benefit for… more»
Gerrie Robbetze
Real User
IT Specialist at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Aug 11 2019

What is most valuable?

While all of the features are valuable, we use a lot of the UDPs. They normally link to all of the purchases that are being used in a project. They've got a lot of… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Using this solution, we were able to implement a full process for all of our lifecycles.

What needs improvement?

Technical support for this solution is very good, although they can still use improvement in some regards.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The licensing costs for this solution are very reasonable. Once you purchase your licenses, there is maintenance support that is renewed every year.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We did not use another solution prior to this one.

What other advice do I have?

My advice to anybody who is implementing this solution is to read all of the documentation. Be sure to stick to the implementation and installation instructions as to how… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did evaluate other solutions before choosing thing one, including a product from Compuware. It was not up to standard.
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Gerrie Robbetze
Real User
IT Specialist at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Aug 05 2018

What do you think of CA Harvest Software Change Manager?

What is our primary use case?

The company is confidential and this is privileged information. I'm not at liberty to discuss this but we are in the financial services industry.

How has it helped my organization?

We are able to implement proper controls into our software development life cycle. The application is adaptable to which development strategy you use (waterfall, agile etc.).

What is most valuable?

The ability to give our teams functionality from a control perspective, allowing them to decide how they want to implement the tool, is valuable.

What needs improvement?

Security features can be improved. Password complexity is not enforced by the tool. Passwords do not expire. User documentation in some cases is vague or is not helpful.

For how long have I used the

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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
CA Harvest Software Change Manager customers
State of New Hampshire, Blue Hill
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