Perforce

Survey: Medical Device Industry Reveals 75% Satisfaction With Hybrid Development Method, Lowered Confidence in Compliance

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, April 23, 2019 — Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, security, and scale along the development lifecycle, released the results of a global survey of medical device professionals today. Key findings suggest ongoing struggles with manual development, a trend-bucking shift toward hybrid development methodologies, and decreased confidence in audit compliance.

For teams that changed development methodologies in the past year, nearly 40% of them adopted a hybrid Agile methodology — moving away from Scrum (pure Agile method) and Stage-Gate, a proprietary Waterfall method.

Perforce Adds Slack Integration in Latest Helix ALM Release

MINNEAPOLIS, August 7, 2018 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, announced the release of Helix ALM 2018.2 (formerly TestTrack).

Helix ALM is an end-to-end ALM tool used by developers to manage product lifecycles more efficiently. The latest release adds new collaboration capabilities with a Slack integration.

“Our customers want to do as much in Slack as possible,” said Nico Krüger, General Manager (Helix ALM). “This release lets them share and comment on Helix ALM’s development items within Slack.”

Medical Device Industry Survey Reveals Increase in Agile Development

MINNEAPOLIS, May 15, 2018 – Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, released the results of a global survey of medical device professionals. Key findings show increased concerns for mitigating risk and proving compliance during the development process. 

“Balancing compliance and risk management with fast-paced innovation is a tough challenge for medical device developers,” said Tim Russell, Chief Product Officer, Perforce. “This year’s survey results illustrate how well respondents are addressing the challenge.”

Perforce Helix Plugin for Microsoft Visual Studio Provides Tighter Integration for Developers

Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. 2, 2017 - Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams requiring productivity, visibility, and scale along the development lifecycle, today announced that it has released the latest version of its Helix Plugin for Microsoft Visual Studio (P4VS). This version includes major usability enhancements that take advantage of Microsoft’s new extensibility hooks for source control providers to offer users tighter integration in their IDE. P4VS 2017.2, the second Perforce release for Visual Studio 2017 this year, makes it even easier for developers on Helix Core to connect their repositories in Visual Studio.

Perforce customers honoured in the UK’s leading games industry awards

Wokingham, UK, July 26, 2017 - Perforce, the most widely used version control and collaboration solution in the game development industry, is delighted to announce that 20 of its customers – from start-ups studios to large organizations - have been honoured by the Develop Awards, including Studio of the Year Guerilla Games.

8 customers were outright winners of 11 award categories:

Perforce Announces Acquisition of ALM Provider Seapine Software

Acquisition Expands Portfolio of Developer and Designer Productivity and Collaboration Tools

Minneapolis, MN, November 17, 2016—Perforce Software, a leader in version control and source code management, today announced its acquisition of Seapine Software, a leading provider of application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions, based in Mason, Ohio.