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:

Seapine Software ALM 2011 Update Released
Seapine Software has released Seapine ALM 2011.1, an updated version of its application lifecycle management tool suite, which comprises the various TestTrack products and the Surround SCM, QA Wizard Pro and Seapine CM tools. New in 2011.1 release are code shelving and enhanced trigger features, while the TestTrack family received new workflow history diagrams and improved task board and traceability reports. The TestTrack TCM module received what Seapine called "extensive" enhancements, including a detailed grid view for analyzing tes run results and compliance options for test runs.

Seapine also recently updated QA Wizard Pro, adding a new Keyword View, as well as enhancements to the status tool reporting functionality. Regression testing of Adobe Flash applications was also added to QA Wizard Pro, following up on the addition of Silverlight testing support in the previous version.

Coverity Releases Integrity Control
Coverity, Inc., last month released Coverity Integrity Control, a code governance tool that lets dev shops create and manage code policies and enforce testing policies across in-house and external development teams. The solution helps development organizations manage risk by ensuring consistent code governance across internal and external teams, according to the company.

Key features include policy management, policy breach notification, code testing and integration, third-party supplier SLA enforcement, and a code control panel that lets manage assess development risk across the software supply chain.

Telerik Updates TeamPulse and Test Studio Products
Telerik last week updated both its Agile project management (TeamPulse) and automated test (Test Studio) products. The new version of TeamPulse adds bug, risk and issue tracking capabilities, as well as enhanced integration with both Microsoft's Team Foundation Server and Telerik's own Test Studio. The software also now features a My Perspective module for helping developers zero in on development issues specific to them.

The latest version of Telerik Test Studio, meanwhile, adds support for desktop UI automation for the previously Web-only test package. The tool gains support for Microsoft Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) projects and the Telerik RadControls for WPF component suite. Test Studio also adds built-in reporting tools and a refined UI.

CounterSoft Gemini 4.0
Countersoft last week released version 4.0 of its Gemini project management platform. The browser-based environment lets .NET development teams collaborate across geographies, providing test and project management for Agile-oriented dev organizations, as well as bug and issue tracking capabilities. Gemini 4.0 adds integrate unit test and management capabilities, and features integration with Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server. A five-user perpetual license costs $399.

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Michael Desmond is an editor and writer for 1105 Media's Enterprise Computing Group.