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Prescription for your unhealthy software integration: 5 tips to improve your ALM experience

bbdoc3.jpgThe “Doc” is in once again. This time I have the prescription pad in my hand, and I am giving you the recommended dosage of medicine to alleviate your Software Development Lifecycle ailments.


Keep reading to find out what I suggest doing to improve the health of your software development environment.

Supercharge HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) in your environment

Faster ROI with AML Through Education.pngEducation is the power behind advancement. This is why it is so important that your users have a full understanding of what HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) can do for your organization.


Keep reading to learn about the benefits of the latest version of HP ALM and three ways you can equip your team to maximize them.

Agility, velocity, collaboration and quality—the keys of an agile enterprise

Next steps toward an Agile enterprise.pngWithout complete visibility into your applications, your enterprise may face roadblocks or pitfalls to development. There was a recent survey that showed for every dollar spent on agile projects (that management knew about), another five was spent on work that was unknown.  

Keep reading to find out the importance of visibility in an agile enterprise and how you can increase the view within your own organisation.

5 Symptoms of an unhealthy software SDLC process

Tbig maze.jpgoo many times we limit or restrict our user’s community on the tools that should help them do their job better and faster, because we are either attempting to insure data integrity, uniformity of training, consistency of information, and/or some sense of application security. When in reality the user only see’s user roles within the tool as restricted and/or counterproductive to getting their job done.

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  • I have more than 12 years in IT, with over 10 years working with the HP Quality Management suite of tools—seven as a Professional Services consultant for Mercury/HP. Additionally, I am the Regional Practice Lead for the Quality Management Strategy and Solutions organization which helps drive inovation in the areas of Best Practices and constancy of delivery.
  • Lending 20 years of IT market expertise across 5 continents, for defining moments as an innovation adoption change agent.
  • GTM Marketing for HP Software's ADM team. I am passionate about design, digital marketing, and emerging tech.
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  • Kelly has over 20 years experience with enterprise systems and software in individual contributor and manager roles across product management, business development and product marketing. A majority of my focus has been in areas directly related to applications spanning from developer environments, enterprise Java, integration middleware, SOA infrastructure, SOA Governance and now application lifecycle management. Kelly has a B.S. in Computer Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and an MBA from the University of Santa Clara.
  • Malcolm is a functional architect, focusing on best practices and methodologies across the software development lifecycle.
  • Michael Deady is a Pr. Consultant & Solution Architect for HP Professional Service and HP's ALM Evangelist for IT Experts Community. He specializes in software development, testing, and security. He also loves science fiction movies and anything to do with Texas.
  • Backed up with over 20 years of IT experience ranging from Application Development, QA, Product Management and Product Marketing, Ofer Spiegel has acquired deep insight into the intricacies of Enterprise IT and its versatile challenges.
  • HP IT Distinguished Technologist. Tooling HP's R&D and IT for product development processes and tools.
  • 36-year HP employee that writes technical information for HP Software Customers.
  • Rick Barron is a Program Manager for various aspects of the PM team and HPSW UX/UI team; and working on UX projects associated with He has worked in high tech for 20+ years working in roles involving web design, usability studies, and mobile marketing. Rick has held roles at Motorola Mobility, Symantec and Sun Microsystems.
  • WW Sr Product Marketing Manager for HP ITPS VP of Apps & HP Load Runner
  • Areas of expertise include project/portfolio management, software education and application lifecycle management
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