Software Factory Package
We've been trying to implement Joel's Test, and have a bug control/activity control/spec workflow/project planning/build server system in place. For each I'm finding a different solution. I dunno how, it possible, we will integrate them later.
Someone's working a team-oriented web based spec / scheduling app ;-) Release date TBD.
There's a reason someone coined the phrase "Jack of all trades, master of none." Try to do everything, and you'll end up with software that is mediocre at many things (which see: Rational)
Hold a second, Philo. Just because no one *has* done it well in one piece doesn't mean it can't be. It *may* mean it won't be, but it definately doesn't mean it can't be.
I'd second what Mike said. Besides which you might well want some of these things integrated.
By the way, to the other pseudo anonymous person - is there somewhere where one could look at this software which someone is making? Ta.
I'm doing exactly what Philo recommended, looking for a good solution for each problem. But I KNOW it will be a PITA, if ever possible, to integrate them all. It's like SAP. Of course you could get 10 specialized modules, for finance, supplies, sales, et al. But even if they are all the best on market, you will hardly have all the integration powerfulness that SAP provides. With specialized products it's hard to keep the "flow". And it'd hardly pressed to call SAP jack of all trades.
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