Mingle 3.3 Supports Enterprise Agile, Real-Time Release Management

Addresses the hybrid nature of agile implementations; extends governance and real-time visibility into the health of software deployments.

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ThoughtWorks Studios, an enterprise agile development products and services provider, has released Mingle, its flagship agile project management platform. New capabilities give enterprises enhanced access control and user management to better manage and organize users and project workflows. Mingle also now integrates with the company’s agile release management product, Go, for continuous delivery, and the Git version control system. The Go integration provides real-time visibility into software release pipelines and the overall health of software deployments.

Mingle is the agile project management platform of ThoughtWorks Studios’ Agile ALM suite that includes Twist (agile test automation) and Go (agile release management). Mingle’s unique ability to manage any agile method, from Scrum and Lean to “hybrid-agile,” allows organizations to develop new, innovative development methods while managing existing, legacy processes, including waterfall. This non-prescriptive, adaptive, and open approach addresses the realities of IT application development, where a mix of tools and processes are used across the enterprise. Mingle provides real-time quality metrics within and across projects, and team collaboration capabilities that bridge the gap between business stakeholders, project managers, program managers, development teams, and IT operations.

New capabilities of Mingle 3.3 focus on extending and enhancing instance and project level integrations and user management capabilities to support larger, more complex enterprise agile adoption. They include:

  • ALM integrations: Mingle’s ability to serve as an ALM platform is strengthened with improved integrations with the release management product, Go, providing improved visibility into the health of software builds. Now, cross-functional teams can have a real-time, live view of Go pipelines within all Mingle cards and pages. In addition, the latest version of Mingle includes new integration support for the Git version control system.

  • Enterprise-grade access control and permissions: Mingle fully supports project user groups and permissions for improved project workflow management. It helps standardize user groups and improves conformance and governance by extending organization and department specific user group definitions and process workflow structures to Mingle projects.

  • Improved user administration and management: For larger enterprise deployments, Mingle provides instance-level views that allow administrators to manage both user membership and project permissions for multiple projects at once. It simplifies user management with a new, improved view at the project level that enables user group management and bulk removal of users from a project.

Mingle 3.3 is available for download now. For additional information, go to: http://www.thoughtworks-studios.com/mingle-agile-project-management.