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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Life Cycle Management


Driven by cloud and agile technologies, the ALM market is evolving and expanding. Although support for agile is important, the challenge is that the tools that work best for agile projects lack requirements definitions and management, as well as support for the management of nonagile project elements.

Published: 05 June 2012

ID: G00218016

Analyst(s): Thomas Murphy , Jim Duggan

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Atlassian
    • CollabNet
    • HP
    • IBM
    • Inflectra
    • Micro Focus
    • Microsoft
    • Parasoft
    • Polarion Software
    • PTC-MKS
    • Rally Software
    • Rocket Software
    • Serena Software
    • TechExcel
    • ThoughtWorks
    • VersionOne
  • Vendors Added or Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


Market Overview

Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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