Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Application Development Life Cycle Management
The application development life cycle management (ADLM) tool market is focused on the planning and governance activities of the software development life cycle. ADLM products are focused on the "development" portion of an application's life, with the term ADLM evolving from the term application life cycle management (ALM).
Key elements of an ADLM solution include:
- Software requirements definition and management
- Software change and configuration management
- Software project planning, with a current focus on agile planning
- Work item management
- Quality management, including defect management
This research evaluates leading ADLM providers to help application development and IT managers select appropriate technology partners that drive quality and productivity.