Top Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Toolsets

| by Jeevak Kasarkod Follow 3 Followers on Dec 06, 2012 |

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In the recent past there has been a sudden upsurge in the number of competing Application lifecycle management (ALM) offerings from vendors that previously offered a subset of the toolset. This research item aims to help you determine the ability to execute and completeness of vision of each of these competing toolsets.

This is an initial set but please share with us any additional tool suites we should include for future versions of the survey.

The ALM toolsets are:



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You left out VersionOne by Curt Hibbs

Tuleap, Open ALM by Manon MIDY


You should also include Tuleap Open ALM, for this survey.

You forgot pureSCM ALM by Warren McCall

Here is the link to pureSCM ALM:

Videos of the solution can be seen at:

Telerik TeamPulse by Adam Marzi

Please consider including Telerik's TeamPulse in the next survey.

Re: Telerik TeamPulse by Jeevak Kasarkod

We are looking at options for developing surveys that evolve over time so that they continue to be relevant. One of the features would be adding survey options which is ALM toolsets in this case.

What about by Justin Abrahms

You forgot about

Strange omissions all around... by Pablo Lalloni

Another great product omitted from the list is Polarion.

ClinkerHQ by Manuel Jesús Recena Soto


It will be interesting to include some option based on open source tools.
Why not ClinkerHQ (Software Development Ecosystem)?


SwiftALM - Rich set of features by Aarif Khan

SwiftALM from Digite provides the most comprehensive end to end Application Lifecycle Management solution for an organization. Rich set of features with wide integration capability and flexible pricing makes SwiftALM the most worthy product among various ALM tools.
Please visit to learn more about ALM and Kanban products.

codeBeamer ALM by Eva Johnson

You left out codeBeamer ALM from Intland Software.

Please consider adding this to your (next) list. Thanks.

Great list by Danielle Felder

Your users might also find real user reviews for many of these ALM solutions on IT Central Station to be helpful.

As an example, this user writes in his review of HPE ALM, "The advantage is that we can test applications before they go to production, and as long as we're testing in a production-sized environment, we have a pretty good idea how an application will perform in production." You can read the rest of his review here:

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