January 2012: . A major contract was awarded to Oxford by one of the country’s leading providers of logistic services, transportation, real estate management and material handling equipment for Rational Team Concert Power with the Arcad-RTC Power Pack SCM solution, along with modern Rational Developer for Power toolsets.
Replacing a non-supportive SCM product in MKS, Oxford’s delivery represents a global first of an integrated RTC-Arcad solution at a cost less than that offered by single-solution vendors.
Oxford’s proprietary training program in Rational Developer for Power (RDp) was successfully delivered to a team of 12 legacy developers in early January. RDp adoption not only enables legacy developers to increase productivity through leverage of new RDp capabilities, but also positions each team member to utilize the industry standard, Eclipse based toolset to enable RTC adoption.
With many customized software versions to support its large, diversified customer base, and production software deployed over three different production environments, the SCM challenge was comparative to that of a large software vendor. Workflow process driven, error-free, and easy-to-use software management of its RPG and SQL artifacts that would effectively manage dependency analysis, project builds, and automated software deployment for ~50 application versions was required. RTC and its integrated Arcad SCM components have already come through the first phase with flying colors, from commencement to production in less than two weeks….stand by for more Recent News updates and customer references.