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Developing collaboration, automation strategies throughout the software lifecycle
This article is part of the ALM and Agile Strategies issue of May 2012, Vol. 1 Iss. 2
Enterprise software development and management can involve coordination of hundreds, maybe even thousands, of people and processes. Is it any wonder communication and collaboration is so difficult According to a recent Gartner report, “ALM improves collaboration among clients, development organizations and project management, allowing enterprises’ agile concepts to be successfully propagated.” Thanks to trends such as cloud computing, mobile devices and features adopted from social media, we live in a world where collaboration from anywhere is possible. We can now connect with our customers and each other. Getting teams out of silos and in close touch with business, project and operations management, and most important, users and customers can improve business agility. ALM is the glue that holds the various software development practices together. By integrating the data and the voices of the stakeholders into a global repository, agile ALM provides transparency and modern-day communication techniques aimed at creating teams ...
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A strong customer collaboration strategy can turn your high potential ALM team into a high-value delivery team. These Agile ALM collaboration tactics can help managers work with their customers and stakeholders to define solid requirements and to be responsive to change.
SCM, which refers to both software change management and software configuration management, is often thought of as the heart of application lifecycle management. In this article, Crystal Bedell looks at current challenges and updates you on the latest trends so that your organization can best take advantage of SCM.
In this tip, author and consultant Steffan Surdek will tell you the about the best communication tools for distributed development teams.
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Enterprise software development and management can involve coordination of hundreds, maybe even thousands, of people and processes. Is it any wonder communication and collaboration is so difficult?