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Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Tools

Application Lifecycle Management

What is Application Lifecycle Management Tools?

Application lifecycle management (ALM) is the product lifecycle management (governance, development, and maintenance) of computer programs. It encompasses requirements management, software architecture, computer programming, software testing, software maintenance, change management, continuous integration, project management, and release management.

Common Features

  • Analytics and Reporting
  • ALM Integration
  • Traceability
  • Artifact Management
  • Agile Work Management
  • Bug Tracking & Issue Mgmt
  • Managed Artifact Repository
  • Workflow Management
  • Visual Analysis Design
  • Automation
  • Resource Planning

Top Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Tools

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Microsoft Corporation

Azure DevOps

Composite Score
9.0 /10
CX Score
9.3 /10

Plan smarter, collaborate better and ship faster with Azure DevOps Services, formerly known as Visual Studio Team Services.

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Pros

  • Reliable
  • Security Protects
  • Enables Productivity
  • Helps Innovate
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Atlassian

Jira

Composite Score
8.9 /10
CX Score
9.2 /10

JIRA Software is built for every member of your software team to plan, track, and release great software.

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Pros

  • Reliable
  • Fair
  • Respectful
  • Enables Productivity
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Composite Score
8.5 /10
CX Score
8.8 /10

Inflectra offers a complete ALM solution. Why only address part of the lifecycle? SpiraTeam has the entire process covered, from requirements, testing, tasks, code, builds and bug-tracking all integrated. Therefore, take control of your project's development and software testing.

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Pros

  • Enables Productivity
  • Saves Time
  • Reliable
  • Performance Enhancing
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OpenText Corporation

OpenText ALM Octane

Composite Score
8.2 /10
CX Score
8.5 /10

OpenText™ ALM Octane includes integrated planning, continuous integration, test management, and release management. With these capabilities, Agile teams and DevOps toolchains deliver high-quality software with insight, traceability, analytics-focused end-to-end visibility, and continuous quality.

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Pros

  • Saves Time
  • Continually Improving Product
  • Helps Innovate
  • Enables Productivity
Jama Software Inc

Jama Connect

Composite Score
8.2 /10
CX Score
8.4 /10

Jama Software provides the leading platform for requirements, risk and test management, Jama Connect. Companies developing complex products, systems and software, can define, align and execute on what they need to build, reducing lengthy cycle times, minimize effort spent on proving compliance, and wasteful rework. Teams can manage requirements, risk and end-to-end traceability across the lifecycle, with flexibility to support various engineering disciplines and development methodologies.

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Pros

  • Helps Innovate
  • Reliable
  • Performance Enhancing
  • Client Friendly Policies
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Composite Score
8.1 /10
CX Score
8.6 /10

Easily coordinate every phase of your application development lifecycle—with our cutting-edge, continuous insight throughout the process. Our application lifecycle management solutions can get you where you need to go, from planning and development through deployment, management and beyond.

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Pros

  • Fair
  • Acts with Integrity
  • Transparent
  • Enables Productivity
Badge Winner
Composite Score
7.9 /10
CX Score
8.3 /10

Digital.ai Agility (formerly VersionOne) is an industry-leading enterprise agile planning solution that drives consistency and efficiency by scaling agile practices across all levels, from teams to the entire product portfolio.

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Pros

  • Reliable
  • Inspires Innovation
  • Transparent
  • Friendly Negotiation
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Perforce Software, Inc.

Helix ALM

Composite Score
7.7 /10
CX Score
8.0 /10

Manage all product development phases and artifacts—from requirements and user stories through QA cycles and deployment—with ONE SOLUTION.

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Pros

  • Respectful
  • Reliable
  • Caring
  • Saves Time
Composite Score
7.6 /10
CX Score
7.9 /10

Structure for Jira helps Atlassian's largest customers visualize, track and manage progress across Jira projects and teams. It does this with adaptable, user-defined, issue hierarchies presented in a familiar spreadsheet-like view of Jira issues.

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Pros

  • Acts with Integrity
  • Transparent
  • Trustworthy
  • Effective Service
Siemens Digital Industries Software

Polarion ALM

Composite Score
7.4 /10
CX Score
7.8 /10

Connect teams and projects, and improve application development processes with a single, unified solution for requirements, coding, testing, and release.

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Pros

  • Enables Productivity
  • Generous Negotitation
  • Security Protects
  • Reliable
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