Compare Compuware ISPW vs. Serena ChangeMan ZMF

Compuware ISPW is ranked 5th in Software Configuration Management with 3 reviews while Serena ChangeMan ZMF is ranked 10th in Software Configuration Management. Compuware ISPW is rated 8.6, while Serena ChangeMan ZMF is rated 0. The top reviewer of Compuware ISPW writes "Does our CICS NEWCOPYs and Db2 binds, reducing operations and DBA workloads". On the other hand, Compuware ISPW is most compared with CA Endevor Software Change Manager, Serena ChangeMan ZMF and IBM Engineering Workflow Management, whereas Serena ChangeMan ZMF is most compared with CA Endevor Software Change Manager, Compuware ISPW and IBM Engineering Workflow Management.
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It's competitively priced and, as far as I know, it's just an enterprise license. We have found it is worth the money.It's worth the value. The pricing is fairly good, justifiable for the return on investment.Licensing is fairly simple, you don't need multiple licenses.Just make sure if you are going to license, ensure you license the right features.‚Äč

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I like the seat-based licensing much more than MSU-based licensing, and that the cost has been competitive.

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Also Known As
Endevor Software Change Manager, CA Software Change Manager for Mainframe, CA Endevor SCMChangeMan ZMF
CA (A Broadcom Company)
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CA Endevor Software Change Manager (CA Endevor SCM) is the most widely used change management software for the mainframe environment. It can automate your entire development process, adapting to your specific business requirements and helping ensure consistency and complete control. Integration with IBM Rational Developer for System z can improve productivity, accelerate time-to-delivery and ensure the auditability of all programmer activities. Eclipse-ready, CA Endevor SCM helps shorten the learning curve for application developers. It provides your team with business-driven, customizable lifecycle paths and automated version control to protect your software assets and help maintain application integrity.

A modern, end-to-end Agile source code management, release automation and deployment automation tool that enables mainframe application developers at all skill levels to fulfill business requirements, optimize code quality, and improve developer productivity through mainframe DevOps. With ISPW, developers can:

  • Easily perform concurrent development to support Agile Development practices
  • Leverage Jenkins plugins to manage code throughout the lifecycle
  • Use REST APIs to automatically connect mainframe applications into modern DevOps toolchains
  • Collaborate with other developers through features like alerts when another programmer has checked out code
  • See versions of a program at multiple points in the development cycle to prevent incorrect overlaying and ensure smooth code integration
  • Access an intuitive relationship visualization that guides users to failure points
Change management solutions that tackle the complexity of developing, deploying and maintaining software applications.
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Sample Customers
Blue Hill Data Services Inc.
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SPTS Technologies, Generali France, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. (BBH), Kutxa-Vital-Banco Madrid, Space and Naval Warfare Information Technology Center (SPAWAR ITC)
Top Industries
Financial Services Firm56%
Insurance Company15%
Healthcare Company9%
Comms Service Provider6%
Insurance Company43%
Financial Services Firm29%
Software R&D Company16%
K 12 Educational Company Or School2%
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