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Application Lifecycle Management: Some Definitions (and Misconceptions) PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Olenka Van Schendel   
Monday, 11 November 2013 00:00

Integrated Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) provides the ability to innovate while reducing overhead costs, thus improving time to delivery, quality, value, and predictability.

olenka vanschendelWritten by Olenka Van Schendel

The classic definition of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) derives from the notion of "software as a product": identifying distinct and cyclical phases of requirements management, software architecture, development, testing, maintenance, change management, project management, and release management.


Most importantly, and to dispel a common misconception, the scope of ALM is broader than the simple software development lifecycle (SDLC).

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