You face a challenge of integrating SAP Solution Manager with existing tools that stem from a variety of sources, or simply due to new merger and acquisition, you've got a variety of heterogeneous tools that now you need to integrate with SAP Solution Manager. Again, to gain visibility across a diverse toolset remains a tough task to achieve.
As you operate SAP in a highly diverse and heterogeneous lifecycle environment, IBM Application Lifecycle Management, which is based on Jazz Platform, extends SAP solution Manager to the next level by allowing it to integrate with heterogeneous tool environments like JIRA, GIT or HPQC.
IBM Segment Manager for SAP
James Hunter is the Worldwide Strategy and Offerings manager for IBM Rational. Since joining IBM in 1999, James has held a number of leadership positions including IBM Rational Technical Leader for Europe and Sales Manager for UK and Ireland. James has served as architect and solution implementation mentor for numerous complex software-intensive projects in the UK and around the world. He is also the co-author of the bestselling guide to Rational application development. He is a Senior Certified IT Specialist within IBM and represents IBM as an Academic Ambassador to universities throughout the UK.
Lead Developer, IBM Rational Connector for SAP Solution Manager
Steve Pitschke is the lead developer on the IBM Rational Connector for SAP Solution Manager and has held that position for 2 and 1/2 years. Steve has worked in the high tech industry for 27 years, the last 17 with IBM. He was a member of the ClearCase and ClearQuest group at IBM for most of his tenure at IBM. Previous to his time at IBM, Steve was one of the early architects and developers of the X11 Window system and an international consultant in transportation and marketing.
Executive IT Architect for IBM Rational Software
As an executive IT architect for IBM Rational Software, Peter Eeles assists organizations in their adoption of the IBM Rational Unified Process® and the IBM software delivery platform, primarily in architecture-centric initiatives. In conjunction with this work, Peter also helps them with organizational transformation. In the software industry since 1985, Peter has spent a large part of his career architecting and implementing large-scale, distributed systems. Prior to joining Rational, he was a founding member of Integrated Objects, where he was responsible for the development of a distributed object infrastructure. This technology was used by System Software Associates (an ERP solutions provider) and by Mobile Systems International (a telecoms solutions provider), where Peter also held positions.