Application lifecycle management

Gartner, Inc.’s 2013 Magic Quadrant for Application Development Life cycle Management (ADLM) Download the report to see why IBM was positioned in the Leaders Quadrant

Gartner, Inc.’s 2013 Magic Quadrant for ADLM Tools describes the current state of the market and the vendor positioning.

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Figure 1. Magic Quadrant for Application Development Life Cycle Management

Figure 1. Magic Quadrant for Application Development Life Cycle Management

Figure 1. Magic Quadrant for Application Development Life Cycle Management

Source for Figure 1: Gartner, Inc.*

Source for Figure 1: Gartner, Inc. This graphic was published by Gartner, Inc. as part of a larger research document and should be evaluated in the context of the entire document. The Gartner document is available upon request from IBM. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Figure 1. Magic Quadrant for Application Development Life Cycle Management

Figure 1. Magic Quadrant for Application Development Life Cycle Management

Source for Figure 1: Gartner, Inc. This graphic was published by Gartner, Inc. as part of a larger research document and should be evaluated in the context of the entire document. The Gartner document is available upon request from IBM. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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How? Lifecycle management capabilities built on the open, unifying IBM Rational® Jazz™ platform can help agile and traditional teams: see at-a-glance status, access better data for decisions, manage costs, reuse the most efficient processes across the organization, manage cloud, web, SOA and mobile application design and development. Teams can also gain real-time traceability, manage work across vendors, unify across a diverse set of lifecyle tools, and provide collaborative development for continuous delivery as part of the IBM DevOps solution.

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IBM Rational solution for collaborative lifecycle management

Enhance productivity with an integrated application lifecycle management (ALM) solution to avoid the pitfalls of working in silos with broken communication which results in project delays, low quality or budget overrun. This solution brings requirements management, quality management, testing, change and configuration management, and design management on a unified platform.

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Connect Rational application lifecycle management capabilities to third-party tools tools. Since these adapters are scalable and based on opens standards, they help you gain more value out of your software delivery environment by unifying across a diverse set of lifecycle tools.

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    Provides agile and formal planning, source code management, work item management, build management, and project health.

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    Requirements management and definition using a collaborative approach, that enables stakeholders and IT teams anywhere in the world to provide input, gain clarity, better achieve consensus, and adapt to changes more quickly.

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    Requirements management and definition using a collaborative approach, that enables stakeholders and IT teams anywhere in the world to provide input, gain clarity, better achieve consensus, and adapt to changes more quickly.

  • Rational ClearCase

    Comprehensive software configuration management for any size project.

  • Rational Buildforge

    Automates, orchestrates, manages, and tracks all the processes within the assembly line of software development.

  • Rational Quality Manager

    Provides a collaborative, integrated hub for test planning, creation, and execution as well as workflow control, tracking, traceability, and metrics for project health.

  • Rational Developer Family

    Provides developer productivity tools and initial code quality tools that integrate seamlessly with Rational Team Concert to help improve the speed, agility, and Leanness of the creative activities of application development

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