SOURCE: CollabNet


January 20, 2010 09:00 ET

CollabNet Partners With MTCSC to Provide Open Enrollment Training for DISA's

New Federal Partnership Enables Eligible DoD Employees and Contractors to Enroll in Training for Collaborative Development Environment

BRISBANE, CA and CHULA VISTA, CA--(Marketwire - January 20, 2010) - CollabNet, the leader in distributed application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions, and MTCSC, a provider of engineering and systems integration solutions to government agencies, today announced that MTCSC has become a CollabNet Federal Partner and will provide open enrollment training to U.S. Department of Defense employees and contractors for the initiative. All training sessions will be held at MTCSC's brand-new, state-of-the-art Center for Technology (C4T) data center and training/meeting facility in Stafford, Va. More information about the training, including registration information, is available at

Two sessions will be offered: one geared towards end-users and another geared towards project administrators. The first offering, " TeamForge 5.3 - End User Fundamentals," provides a guided tour of the TeamForge application, an overview of Agile development, an introduction to key concepts, and an explanation of each component of the product and how they work seamlessly together to support Agile software development processes. The second offering, " TeamForge 5.3 - Project Administrator Fundamentals," equips project administrators with the information required to configure TeamForge projects to meet each project team's specific requirements.

"MTCSC is committed to promoting and providing training for the most advanced engineering solutions available in the federal market," said Drew Bouloy, program manager, MTCSC. " and CollabNet TeamForge have proven to be a winning combination. We're thrilled to partner with CollabNet on this industry-leading project." enables collaborative software development based on Agile principles, and cross-program sharing of software, system components, and services in support of net-centric operations and warfare. is powered by CollabNet TeamForge, the leading application lifecycle management platform for distributed software development teams, and CollabNet Subversion, the leading version control and software configuration management (SCM) solution for distributed teams.

"MTCSC's open enrollment training will ensure a successful transition as organizations migrate software development projects to," said Drew Showers, director, federal professional services, CollabNet. "This training program will enable developers and project administrators not yet working on to join the more than 4,000 people and more than 170 projects enjoying the benefits of"

CollabNet partner Carahsoft, a trusted government IT solutions provider, is sponsoring a live Webcast, "Introduction to," which will provide an overview of ProjectForge, the latest component of, and discuss the benefits of using the service. The Webcast will be held on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. EST and again on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. More information, including a registration form for the Webcast, is available at

An archived Webcast covering the goals and objectives of is available at

About CollabNet

CollabNet is the leader in application lifecycle management (ALM) platforms for distributed software development teams. CollabNet TeamForge is the industry's most open ALM platform, supporting every environment, methodology, and technology. With an integrated suite of easy-to-use tools that share a centralized repository, it is the only ALM platform that enables a culture of collaboration, improving productivity 10-50% and reducing the cost of software development by up to 80%. As the corporate sponsor of the open source Subversion project, the best version control and software configuration management (SCM) solution for distributed teams, collaborative development is in CollabNet's DNA. Millions of users at more than 900 organizations, including Applied Biosystems, Capgemini, Deutsche Bank, Reuters, and the U.S. Department of Defense, have transformed the way they develop software with CollabNet. For more information, visit or call (888) 778-9793.


MTCSC, established in 1997, creates agile, integrated solutions for the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With over 350 employees, of which 30-plus are certified Scrum Masters, MTCSC excels in closing interoperability gaps of disparate systems into fully-integrated system suites and has direct experience with providing program management, engineering, logistics, and training services. The Center for Technology (C4T), located in Stafford, Virginia, is MTCSC's brand new $8.5M data center with premier training and meeting spaces that will be used to host open enrollment training. For more information, visit

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