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How to Choose ADLM Products as Mobile and Cloud Technologies Proliferate

Published: 14 April 2014

ID: G00262658

Analyst(s): Jim Duggan, Maritess Sobejana, Thomas Murphy


Traceability, control, coordination and integration for application development life cycle management tools and process needs will be key success factors. When selecting ADLM tools, AD managers should focus on the processes to be supported and match the implementation styles of the tools considered.

Table Of Contents


  • ADLM Definition, Process and Use
  • Preparing for ADLM Product Selection
  • Scope of Critical ADLM Usage Scenarios
    • Agile Development
    • Complex or Regulated Processes
    • Complex Products
  • Support for Incumbent and Anticipated Development Toolsets
    • Integration Across Multiple AD Tools
    • Other Capabilities
  • Architecture and Functional Criteria
    • Project Definition and Demand Management
    • Requirements Definition and Management
    • Quality Management
    • Build Management
    • Software Change and Configuration Management
    • Software Release Management
  • Development Process Frameworks and Methodologies

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