IBM application lifecycle management solutions bring business, development and quality assurance teams together to continuously adjust business goals based on customer feedback. They help application development teams stay closely aligned throughout the lifecycle to deliver projects faster and with more customer value.

These solutions provide a scalable, integrated and open application development platform that supports lead and agile approaches, such as scrum, Kanban and Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®). They can unify diverse teams, including developers committed to keeping their current tools and those working with integrated cloud platforms such as IBM Bluemix®.

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How to shorten your software delivery cycle: find and reduce the waste!

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    Enables collaboration for rapid development and deployment of mobile and web apps in the cloud, using integrated agile planning, building, coding and deploying through the IBM Bluemix cloud platform.

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