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Displaying articles for: February 2014

How to overcome 9 common obstacles to friction-free agile Dev/Test for composite applications

Overcome Wait time.pngToday’s application teams run a never-ending relay race to deliver high quality software to market as fast as possible. But the complexity of modern applications poses special challenges, especially to critical testing processes. Here is how one HP customer overcame their multiple barriers for seamless end-to-end application testing.


Guest post by Ferhan Kilical, senior product marketing manager

Live from Israel—Improving install and the customer experience

isreal1.jpgAfter an amazing week in training in Israel, I am sharing the insights I learned about  performance, customer experiences, reporting and quality.


 Keep reading to find out what I learned during my time in Israel and how security plays a role in the newest version of HP Application Lifecycle Management.

Live from Israel-ALM Best Practices: Change is good, but the familiar is even better

Israel Beach.pngHello everyone, I am at training to learn more about the newest release of HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). Today we looked at the new functionality and how to introduce change but keep the learning curve to a minimum. We are wondering if that Is a reasonable reality. Keep reading to learn what we uncovered.    

Meeting of the ALM minds--Live from Israel

ALM Israel.jpgDoes your shareware offer the Flexibility, scalable and control that you find with Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)? And will these options continue in the next version? 


I am live in Israel this week learning the secrets of the latest ALM release. Keep reading so I can slip you the secrets that I learn.

How end-to-end performance testing can achieve higher app velocity without sacrificing quality

Too often performance testing becomes a bottleneck when application development teams are tasked with accelerating deployments of mobile, cloud and other cross-platform software. But quality counts more than ever and performance testing must evolve to meet the criteria. Keep reading to find out how organizations can adapt performance testing to complex, fast-moving application lifecycles.ALM IDC WP.png

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  • Brian is a Product Marketing Manager for Application Development Management Solutions with and previously for Project and Application Portfolio Management, with extensive experience in presales and implementation roles.
  • 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.
  • This account is for guest bloggers. The blog post will identify the blogger.
  • 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.
  • 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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