AccuRev and ReleaseTEAM Partner to Deliver Process-centric Software Configuration Management

September 20, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
Lexington, MA and Denver, CO – September 20, 2007 – AccuRev Inc., and ReleaseTEAM, the configuration management specialists, announced today that they have joined forces to help software development teams maximize productivity and cost-savings through a combination of AccuRev’s process-centric software configuration management (SCM) solution and ReleaseTEAM’s enhanced software process consulting and training services.

As an AccuRev Consulting Partner, ReleaseTEAM extends AccuRev’s consulting and professional services reach with consulting, implementation and process expertise gained through years specializing in IBM Rational ClearCase. ReleaseTeam has been certified through AccuRev’s A.C.E. program (AccuRev Certified Engineer) that fully prepares them to deliver services to AccuRev customers and administer large AccuRev deployments. ReleaseTEAM will provide a range of services in support of AccuRev customers including project mentorship, tools implementation, training and process re-engineering, in addition to migration and application integration services around AccuRev’s innovative process-centric software change and configuration management solution.

The key ingredients of increased development efficiency that come with process improvement or facilitating CMMI models is having a dedicated consulting team, to help your organization achieve a high level of process maturity, as well as industry leading process-centric software change and configuration software. With ReleaseTEAM’s extensive experience in software configuration management consultancy and AccuRev’s flexible process-centric SCM solution, their joint clients are ensured a smooth and efficient process translating to significant time and cost savings.

Shawn Doyle, ReleaseTEAM CEO, said, “ReleaseTEAM is committed to providing expert consulting based on our many years of experience helping organizations manage the increasing complexities of developing high-quality software. We are pleased to be able to expand our service offerings to include AccuRev’s products, which we feel represent some of the best tools on the market for process automation and integrated software change and configuration management. Our expertise in the software development lifecycle, CMMI and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance along with AccuRev’s SCM solution, can help development teams dramatically improve productivity with a better organized and more efficient software development process.”

Cliff Utstein, vice president of sales and marketing, AccuRev Inc. said, “Our recent growth has fueled increased demand for our solution in enterprise organizations which has allowed us to expand our network of Consulting and Technology Partners to ensure delivery of quality service and expertise in a timely manner. ReleaseTEAM brings to AccuRev an additional depth of seasoned process expertise and significant experience in enterprise-level SCM tool implementations. We are pleased to be working side-by-side with ReleaseTEAM on our first joint project at a leading ISV and we look forward to working closely with them to serve the long-term needs of our enterprise customers.”

About ReleaseTEAM
ReleaseTEAM is a software configuration management consulting agency that is dedicated to your success. Our SCM experts have the best training and on-site experience in the industry. With each of them holding more than ten-years of specific configuration management experience, our consultants have a hands-on understanding of almost every SCM tool in good practice! While we specialize and are recognized experts in IBM Rational ClearCase, ClearQuest and Build Forge, ReleaseTEAM offers best in breed solutions for our clients and will make the best SCM recommendation for you and your organization. ReleaseTEAM is headquartered in Denver, CO and employs consultants onsite with clients nationwide. ReleaseTEAM has earned the trust and business of many Department of Defense contractors, small to mid-size software development operations and Fortune 1000 companies. For ReleaseTEAM consultancy, training, or support customer inquires please contact them at 720-887-0489 or email them at

About AccuRev Inc.
AccuRev’s software configuration management (SCM) solution is architected to solve the problems associated with today’s complex and changing software development environments, while bridging the needs of both developers and managers to improve productivity with a lower total cost of ownership. The AccuRev interface, with integrated issue-based workflow, advanced visualization, process automation, and artifact traceability, improves collaboration, visibility and management of multiple releases developed in parallel for geographically distributed or outsourced teams to remain agile and competitive.

AccuRev supports open standards and SOA-based development tool interoperability across Microsoft Windows, Linux, and UNIX platforms and provides native support for the most commonly used software development methodologies including Agile, iterative, and waterfall. AccuRev, the fastest growing SCM company and two-time Jolt Product Excellence Award recipient, is used by a growing number of global enterprises including American Airlines, Orbitz, Polycom, Thomson Financial, Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin. AccuRev, Inc. is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts and is privately held. More information about AccuRev can be found at, or by calling 1-800-383-8170 (US and Canada), and 1-781-861-8700 (Outside North America).