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Unleash the Potential of Your HP Application Lifecycle Management and HP Quality Center Application

HP ALM Professional Services.pngHP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and HP Quality Center (QC) Software Professional Services enable you to maximize your deployment and use of the HP ALM or HP QC application.  These solutions reduce operational costs, and improve efficiency and quality of your processes and applications.


Keep reading to learn how HP Software Professional Services helps maximize your investment in the new HP Application Lifecycle Management 12.

Top New Features of HP Application Lifecycle Management and Quality Center Enterprise

The new release of HP Application Lifecycle Management 12 and HP Quality Center Enterprise 12 provide users with increased speed and quality. As a result, users have an increased ability to build, test and deliver core applications.


Keep reading to learn how these software applications integrate together and about upgrades to the web-based client.

New HP Service Virtualization 3.50 delivers enhancements for faster app development and testing

screenshots.pngSVT tools make continuous application testing simpler and more effective by mimicking production-like test environments. Check out how the new updates available in HP Service Virtualization 3.50 offer protocol enhancements for SAP, new simulation capabilities and more.

HP Service Virtualization: Answering the Challenge of Performance Testing

Have you experienced the pain of an inefficient performance test? As a result, you will spend time scripting or focusing on performance issues with a component that is out of scope or unchangeable.


Keep reading to find out what the seven benefits of Service Virtualization for performance testing are and how they can help you.

ALM 12: Offering the agility of a sportster with the ride and dependability of “beamer”

ALM12.pngImagine you have a car that is agile enough take a hairpin turn at 120 miles an hour. This dream car has leather, fully digital instrument panel and corners without even spilling a drop of coffee. The best part is that the accelerator was only halfway to the floorboard.


Read on to find out how ALM 12 can give that same built-in flexibility without sacrificing any of the luxuries or powers that you come accustomed to.

Quality matters now more than ever

Today’s application organizations are demanding “Faster, faster!” But in a world of instant feedback and heightened expectations, application quality is the difference between customer acclaim and loyalty or irreversible brand damage.  Quality matters just as apps matter, now more than ever and HP, with a 60+ year legacy of quality and testing, is now delivering the next breakthrough in enabling quality for today’s style of IT with Apps 12. 


Keep reading to learn how our investment in quality and application delivery will enable achieving that elusive balance between unprecedented velocity (of app delivery) with uncompromised quality.

Announcing Apps 12! Now you can balance unprecedented velocity and uncompromised quality

sizzlevideopic.pngNow playing at an application project near you:  AppMatters with HP Apps 12, helps world-wide teams deliver applications that shift you into overdrive-- launching business innovation faster than ever before with remarkable quality.  Learn more about this watershed release below.

Unprecedented Velocity, Unsurpassed Quality—HP ALM

Imagine the possibilities.jpgI have seen the newest version of HP Application Lifecycle Management, and I promise that you will be excited to see how we have improved your favorite software.


Keep reading to find out what this latest version holds for you.

No app is an island – why integration is key in managing large scale projects

TomC.pngWithin IT, it is crucial that applications are connected and communicating.  If they are not connected, they quickly become siloed and inefficient.

With large projects this is especially true. Keep reading to find out how a single source of information can enable your organization to easily accomplish your goals.  

’Beyond ALM 11’ or ‘Brian: A Return to the Blogosphere’

palagyi in israel.jpgNew versions of products coming out, organizations looking beyond just quality assurance... everyone is growing up so fast <tear>. I admit I have been away, but it was for good reason. 


I have just returned from Israel learning about the secrets of the new version of Application Lifecycle Management. Keep reading to see what morsels I can tell you about today.

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A World of Opportunities for Testers with Specialist Expertise: World Quality Report highlights

Have you read it yet? The World Quality Report?wqr.jpg If not, this is your opportunity to find out what your peers are doing around the world.


The World Quality Report (2013-2014) is the industry’s largest market analysis resource on application enterprise, quality and testing practices. It addresses key findings in Quality Assurance and Testing.  This valuable report provides the industry’s largest comprehensive annual and global commentary of the latest findings in this evolving but often overlooked discipline.

Co-produced yearly between IT consultancies HP, Capgemini and Sogeti, the report has expanded its geographic and topic scope for 2013-14. Keep reading to find out how you can get a copy.

Want to learn how to go beyond Agile development? Transform agility across your entire enterprise

 Beyond Agile Development.pngIf you simply think of “Agile” as a software testing process, you should consider how your enterprise could react if it had the flexibility of “Agile.”


Join us for a webinar where we will discuss how your organization can make the shift to managing enterprise agility. Keep reading to find out how you can attend.

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About the Author(s)
  • 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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