Application Lifecycle Management Tools and Processes

  • November 08, 2010 08 Nov'10

    Software performance management tips for Cyber Monday

    E-tailers prepare for the holiday season by ensuring their applications are set to perform. In this story, Colleen Frye examines application performance management solutions with some sound advice from e-tailers on how to best tune for optimal ...

  • September 15, 2010 15 Sep'10

    How ALM development tools impact team work - Part 3

    Application lifecycle management (ALM) tools, offering automated traceability and reporting, free up teams to focus efforts on collaboration and communication. Automation doesn't eliminate roles but allows for efficiencies in the way work is done.

  • September 13, 2010 13 Sep'10

    Changing industry roles in ALM-focused organizations - Part 2

    For ALM-focused organizations, the process and tools won't eliminate or radically change the roles of people, but the silos will start to disappear and there will be some subtle and some not so subtle changes to jobs, industry experts say.

  • September 07, 2010 07 Sep'10

    Roles and responsibilities in an ALM-focused organization - Part 1

    Colleen Frye interviews industry experts about the roles and responsibilities of ALM-focused organizations. In this article, the dismantling of silos with higher emphasis on team communication and collaboration is discussed.

  • June 29, 2010 29 Jun'10

    ALM vendors try to make life easier for software teams, deployments

    ALM tool vendors are making progress in addressing the needs of their customers with new tools and improved features that support open source and other commercial offerings. Vendors CollabNet and Rally are in the process of answering developer ...

  • May 26, 2010 26 May'10

    Exploring ALM's future: The impact of Agile, interoperability and price

    Customers want tools that comply with increasing agile adoption, market pricing and interface simplicity, according to analysts. Automation and improved project management techniques are also helping to drive the ALM market

  • May 17, 2010 17 May'10

    Application lifecycle performance testing and monitoring strategies

    Application performance testing and monitoring is important for software projects. Learn simple strategies for helping manage some of the tradeoffs associated with application performance testing and monitoring.

  • April 26, 2010 26 Apr'10

    AgileZen acquisition shows lean development's gains in Agile ALM

    AgileZen is a startup that has caught the eyes of many agile and ALM customers as well as the vendor Rally Software which recently acquired the Web-based AgileZen.

  • April 26, 2010 26 Apr'10

    HP ALM quality offerings address application modernization

    HP has launched a new line of application tool upgrades that aimed at improving and enhancing application modernization issues. These new features will allow for end-to-end business process testing, agile development among other improvements.

  • March 01, 2010 01 Mar'10

    Just-enough application lifecycle management (ALM)

    Does Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) have to be hard to understand and costly to implement? Matt Heusser doesn't think so, and covers three different approaches in this tip, including advice for how you design your ALM strategy.

  • February 08, 2010 08 Feb'10

    ALM boundaries are expanding in application development

    ALM vendor trends and customer needs have led to an expansion in what constitutes Application Lifecycle Management. Vendors like HP, IBM and Microsoft continue to offer their customers more ALM solutions, broadening the scope beyond the software ...

  • August 20, 2009 20 Aug'09

    ALM: Best of breed vs. complete systems

    The ALM tool market is in an uproar as countless acquisitions, trends and shifts have altered the way in which application lifecycles are monitored industry experts explain situation.

  • June 14, 2009 14 Jun'09

    Blueprint rolls out Requirements Center 2010

    Blueprint Requirements Center 2010 from Toronto-based Blueprint launched this week with new features targeting the needs of distributed teams and offering enhanced stakeholder collaboration. According to Tony Higgins, VP of products at Blueprint, ...

  • June 05, 2009 05 Jun'09

    Jazz suite updated at IBM Rational Software Conference

    IBM this week rolled out new and updated Jazz-based application life-cycle (ALM) tools. Company management said it is still early to tell how much Jazz evolution will resemble the path of its open Eclipse IDE.

  • May 20, 2009 20 May'09

    Agile, IBM tools boost Merge Healthcare's software quality

    Merge Healthcare is a business-to-business (B2B) provider of advanced imaging and connectivity software for healthcare working with Agile, IBM tools.