In order to build the best possible deliverables, the patterns & practices team pulls in a number of external specialists and industry experts to work on our teams. For the last couple of years, we've been working very closely with Clarius Consulting (as well as other companies and individual consultants) on a large number of projects, including the Guidance Automation Toolkit and all of our Software Factory projects to date. Clarius's experience with these projects has given them unique insight into the good, the bad and the ugly around building software factories for Microsoft and for their own customers.
The great news is that they have taken all of their learnings and packaged them into the freely-downloadable Clarius Software Factories Toolkit. This toolkit is designed to simplify the process of building software factories with GAT and DSL, and also adds a number of new features. The SFT site lists the highlights as follows:
If you're building your own software factories, or thinking of taking the plunge, this is something you should definitely take a look at!
Vía el blog de Tom Hollander, el anuncio de que Clarius Consulting ha liberado un CTP de su Clarius Software...
Clarius Consulting recently shipped the December CTP of the Software Factories Toolkit . I have not yet