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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Software Change and Configuration Management for Distributed Platforms


By itself or in broader ALM solutions, SCCM helps structure development change, configuration and release processes. SCCM products address many of the problems that encumber development teams in their processes, and in their interactions with operations and project management.

Published: 26 March 2009

ID: G00166752

Analyst(s): Jim Duggan, Thomas Murphy

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Change Management Is a Fundamental Process
    • Tool Functionality Requirements Shift
    • Market Outlook
    • Market Definition/Description
    • Product Users and Roles
    • Functions for Individual Developers
    • Functions for Teams of Developers
    • Functions for Teams of Teams
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • AccuRev
    • Aldon
    • Borland
    • CA
    • IBM (Rational)
    • IBM (Telelogic)
    • Microsoft
    • MKS
    • Perforce Software
    • Seapine Software
    • Serena Software
    • Subversion
    • Visible Systems
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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