P4 Blog

  • March 29, 2013

    program and release management

    Within Program and Release Management, our role at Perforce involves shepherding products through their application development lifecycle to see the light of day. One of the responsibilities, er benefits, or our job involves a lot of coordination and communication between multiple groups that play a part in a product's success, from product management and engineering, to marketing and sales. We're really excited to be attending Merge 2013, April 24-26 in San Francisco, so that we can get a chance to talk to our most important group – you, our customers!

    Posted In:
  • March 29, 2013

    If you were completely wrong about how the patent system works for software last week, this week you're now only just as wrong as most people, and you might even be right. As I pointed out in an article for ReadWrite, the system has changed a lot, thanks to a new law called the America Invents Act.

    Posted In:
  • March 28, 2013

    If your answer is “document versioning issues,” well, congratulations! Don Pardo, tell them what they’ve won. But fact of the matter is, most people don’t even know what “versioning issues” are. We discovered this from the study we commissioned with Harris Interactive, a leading market research firm. From a survey of more than 1,000 knowledge workers in the US and UK, we found some very alarming results. For instance…

  • March 27, 2013

    Are you rolling out Git Fusion to a large number of users? If so you will probably find that administering the SSH keys is one of the bigger challenges. In a perfect world users would be able to easily add and delete their public keys themselves, but it takes a bit of work to get them into the server as users need to map a portion of the Git Fusion depot in a client spec and then add the file.

    Posted In:
  • March 26, 2013

    perforce commons logoWhat if you could take the power of Perforce and integrate it to with interface that anyone can master in minutes? What if that interface incorporated the collaboration features that you know from social software? What if it applied our expertise for versioning to common business collaboration—like working on Word or PowerPoint?

    With the new release of Commons, our easy-to-use document collaboration tool, you get all that and much more.

  • March 25, 2013

    GDC thirsty bear

    We at Perforce love going to GDC because we love talking to our game developer users. We'll be at GDC this Wednesday through Friday at the Moscone Exhibit Hall, Booth 942. Please stop by to say hello! We want to hear about your experience with Perforce, show you a demo of our latest products, and give you a very cool t-shirt (while supplies last.)

    Posted In: