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Application Lifecycle Management (ALM): Market Shares, Analysis and Index, Worldwide 2006 to Current, Quarterly

Published: 4 issues / year | WinterGreen Research, Inc.

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Application Lifecycle Management (ALM): Market Shares, Analysis and Index, Worldwide 2006 to Current, Quarterly
Published: 4 issues / year
WinterGreen Research, Inc.
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Analysis to Provide Unique Perspective of Market Sector Revenue

This analysis provides a view of how a company performs in a selected sector against all companies in that market segment.

Large companies have their revenue divided to allow direct comparison to other competitors in a given market sector. Thus, direct comparison of companies of different sizes can quickly be performed to obtain understanding of the relative strengths and weakness, as well as mobility potential in a selected market segment.

This unique view of market segments is made possible by WinterGreen Research's extensive experience following and forecasting markets for the last 30 years.

Small companies can be directly compared to larger companies which participate in many market segments. Performance of a single product line inside a large company can also be observed in its market segment.

Agile Support for Agile Software Development

Application lifecycle management (ALM) provides governance, development, and maintenance for application software. Requirements management, software architecture, programming, testing, change management, continuous integration, project management, and release management are fundamental to lifecycle management. Modern software development processes are complex

New systems must accommodate all manner of server, cloud, and virtual computing platforms. Software frameworks are evolving that require attention to the entire application focus. Mobile devices need to be accommodated. A software framework is a platform for developing software. Applications depend on functions that can be used to input variables from a process. Input is used to manage hardware devices, and permit interaction with system software. ALM streamlines the development process permitting programmers to achieve efficiency through reuse of code when developing a new application.

A framework is similar to an application programming interface (API), though a framework includes an API. A framework serves as a foundation for programming, while an API provides access to the system elements. ALM supports code libraries, a compiler, and other programs used in the software development process.

Companies Profiled:

Market Leaders

  • Atlassian Software Systems
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Micro Focus
  • Serena Software
  • CA Technologies
  • IBM
  • Microsoft

Market Participants

  • Borland
  • CollabNet
  • Hansoft
  • Jama
  • Parasoft
  • Polarion Software
  • Progress Software/Telerik
  • Rally Software Development Corp
  • VersionOne