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Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) News & Articles


New CollabNet Framework Looks To Bring ALM Tools Together

CollabNet, the Brisbane, Calif.-based provider of distributed software development solutions, recently released a new integration framework for its TeamForge Agile ALM platform.

Tasktop Updates Mylyn-based Task Federation Platform

Tasktop Technologies has released Sync 2.0, the first major upgrade of its tool for synchronizing existing application lifecycle management (ALM) servers from multiple vendors and open source projects.

Dealing with Technical Debt: An Agile Horror Story

Halloween may be over but our Agile Architect has a terror tale for you just the same. It always seems like the right time to incur technical debt but never the right time to pay it off. So don't incur it or this could happen to you...

Project Management Is Not Enough: 4 Crucial Agile Techniques

Why you need automated testing, continuous integration, test-driven development and -- yes -- pair programming for agile to be successful.

ScrumWorks Pro Goes Codesion Cloud

Collabnet on Friday announced the availability of its ScrumWorks Pro Agile project management tool on its Codesion Cloud Services platform.

Toad for Oracle 11 Adds Code Analysis Tools

Version 11 of Quest Software's Toad for Oracle database management solution offers a new code analysis feature for developers.

Cloudify Deploys Java on Azure

GigaSpaces Technologies has just rolled out the public beta of its Cloudify for Azure enterprise Java application platform for on-boarding JEE, Spring and big-data apps to Microsoft's Windows Azure platform.

Mylyn-Based Tasktop Sync Aims To Bring Together Agile ALM

Tasktop Sync is designed to provide "real-time ALM server synchronization" for Agile enterprise shops.

Analysts Find a Lot to Like in HP's Upgraded, Cross-Platform ALM 11 Suite

Hewlett Packard on Tuesday unveiled new and upgraded components for its ALM suite, including a new service virtualization solution, an ALM intelligence module and an upgraded Agile Accelerator tool.

ALM Product Watch 6/7: Serena's Orchestrated Suite, SmartBear ALMComplete, More

Here's a look at some of the newest ALM-related products hitting the market.

Microsoft Touts Agile in Visual Studio vNext

Microsoft emphasized the Agile capabilities of the next Visual Studio release (vNext) at its Tech-Ed conference in Atlanta this week.

Microsoft Previews Visual Studio vNext at Tech-Ed

Microsoft showed off the next version of its flagship integrated development environment (IDE) at its 2011 Tech-Ed North America conference, kicking off today in Atlanta, Ga.

ALM Product Watch 5/10: Seapine ALM, Coverity Integrity Control, More

Here's a look at some of the newest ALM-related products and updates hitting the market.

Tasktop Integration Tool Aids Eclipse-Based Agile Development

Tasktop Technologies recently announced an update to Tasktop Enterprise, which synchronizes tasks between Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) elements and cross-repository Agile planning.

Free iPhone/iPad App Testing Tool Helps Agile Development

Gorilla Logic this week announced a new version of its free, open source FoneMonkey testing tool for iOS applications.

Mylyn-Based Tasktop 2.0 Brings Together ALM Tools

Agile application lifecycle management (ALM) tools vendor Tasktop Technologies this week announced a major release of Tasktop Enterprise, its commercial implementation of the Eclipse Mylyn task-focused interface.

Want Quality Software? Focus on People and Processes -- Not Technology

If your goal truly is quality software delivery, don't get distracted by the tech -- your team and the processes they implement are what will make the biggest difference.

Survey: Security Processes Lacking in Corporate Application Development

According to a report by Creative Intellect Consulting, 59 percent of enterprise development teams are not following quality and security processes "rigorously" when developing new software.

Free Aldon Agile Manager Now Does Windows

The formerly Linux-only Agile Manager project management application from Aldon is now available for Windows.

Google Takes 'Contract' Extensions for Java Open Source

Google recently open sourced its Contracts for Java (Cofoja) tool under GNU LGPL.