Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites: Which is Best?

Application lifecycle management (ALM) is becoming an integral part of business as business leaders strive to drive results and modernize their organizations. However, ALM is not always straightforward to implement and many organizations have chosen to partner with a dedicated vendor to achieve their goals.

More than 540,000 professionals have used PeerSpot research to inform their buying decisions. His last paper takes a look at the top-rated ALM suite vendors, profiling each and looking at what they can offer businesses.

Here is a breakdown of the key players currently active on the market:

codeBeamer ALM

Average grade: ten

Superior Comparison: Jira

Insight: A market-leading ALM platform that’s holistically integrated and packed with features that help companies develop better products faster.

Jira

Average grade: 8.0

Superior Comparison: Microsoft Azure DevOps

Insight: A solution that provides greater capacity for a broad user base and gives organizations more control, allowing them to stay compliant with corporate IT, security, IP and privacy policies.

Micro Focus AccuRev

Average grade: ten

Superior Comparison: TFS

Insight: Software configuration management system for the development of applications, products or websites to help create programs or applications.

Micro Focus ALM Octane

Average grade: 8.4

Superior Comparison: Jira

Insight: Helps organizations implement a “quality everywhere” approach and improve Agile and DevOps development and testing processes to improve workflow in the software delivery value stream.

Micro Focus ALM Quality Center

Average grade: 6.6

Superior Comparison: Jira

Insight: Designed for complex multi-application environments, it enables organizations to achieve high efficiency in their testing and measure quality with a requirements-based and risk-based testing approach.

Microsoft Azure DevOps

Average grade: 8.0

Superior Comparison: Jira

Insight: A cloud service that enables developers to collaborate on code development projects and build and deploy applications faster than ever.

Planview AgilePlace

Average grade: 9.0

Superior Comparison: Microsoft Azure DevOps

Insight: Enables organizations and teams to visualize work using enterprise Kanban boards and Lean metrics to drive continuous workflow and accelerate speed of delivery.

ALM Polarion

Average grade: 8.0

Top Comparison: Jira

Insight: The world’s first 100% browser-based enterprise ALM solution that enables seamless collaboration across disparate teams, multi-way linked work items, full traceability, accelerated productivity, and automated proof of compliance.

rally software

Average grade: 8.2

Top Comparison: Jira

Insight: Enables businesses to plan, prioritize, manage, track, and continuously improve their work so they can deliver the value customers need with speed, quality, and efficiency.

TFS

Average grade: 7.8

Top Comparison: Jira

Insight: Supports agile development practices, multiple IDEs and platforms locally or in the cloud, and gives businesses the tools they need to effectively manage software development projects throughout the IT lifecycle.

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