Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) News & Articles


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.

Survey: Dev Outlook Shifting

A survey by ALM provider Serena Software indicates that dev organizations are shifting focus from cost cutting to improving application delivery.

New Oracle SQL Data Modeler Integrates Subversion

Oracle on Monday released a new version of its SQL Developer Data Modeler that integrates the open source version control software Subversion.

7 Key Factors for Successful Agile Development

Expert Lisa Crispin offers her top tips for successful agile development and testing.

CollabNet Launches ScrumWorks Pro into the Cloud

In mid-November CollabNet announced ScrumWorks Pro 4.5, an Agile project management tool that can be hosted in the cloud.

Serena Launches New Strategy, Products

ALM provider Serena Software launches new corporate strategy and Release Management Solution tooling.

SmartBear Releases ALM Tools

Recent merger with AutomatedQA and Pragmatic Software power the release of SmartBear's QAComplete, DevComplete and other service-based ALM solutions.

CollabNet Further Embraces Cloud with Codesion Acquisition

CollabNet made a self-described "aggressive move" into cloud-based developer services recently by announcing it is acquiring Codesion, which hosts software version control services such as Subversion.

Code2Cloud: Tool Suite To Smooth Cloud Path for Java Devs

VMware last week announced an upcoming suite of cloud-based ALM tools for Spring developers.

Parasoft Adds Manual Testing to Agile Tool

Parasoft recently announced it has added manual testing integration to its Concerto for Agile software development and management tool.

Seapine’s Agile QA Tool Adds Load Testing for Web Apps

Seapine Software recently announced a new version of its quality assurance/testing software that includes the ability to load test Web applications as part of the Agile development process.

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