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The Forrester Wave™: Application Life-Cycle Management, Q4 2012

IBM, Rally Software, PTC, CollabNet, Microsoft, And Serena Software Lead The Pack, With HP, Atlassian, And Rocket Aldon Following

October 23, 2012

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Authors

  • By Tom Grant, Ph.D.
  • with Kyle McNabb,
  • Alissa Anderson

Why Read This Report

In Forrester's 116-criteria evaluation of application life-cycle management (ALM) vendors, we identified the nine most significant software providers in the category — Atlassian, CollabNet, HP, IBM, Microsoft, PTC, Rally Software, Rocket Aldon, and Serena Software — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report details our findings about how well each vendor fulfills our criteria and where they stand in relation to each other to help application development and delivery professionals select the right partner for their software-fueled business innovation efforts.

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Table of Contents

  • Innovation Drives Interest In Application Life-Cycle Management
  • Application Life-Cycle Management Evaluation Overview
  • The ALM Forrester Wave Finds Many Leaders And Different Directions
  • Vendor Profiles
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents