Application Lifecycle Management and Application Transformation Blog
Sharing HP’s point of view on Application Lifecycle Management, sharing customer best practices and advice on managing the lifecycle of applications from concept to retirement.

Discover how TriZetto empowered responsiveness with Agile Manager

TriZetto Video.PNGWith 50 percent of the American insurance claims going through their software, healthcare IT solutions company TriZetto saw increasing market expectations to release and respond faster to meet customer needs. They saw the need for application teams to build in processes and capabilities to deliver new and faster software capabilities. 

Continue reading to find out how HP Agile Manager empowers TriZetto to meet these demands.


Guest post by Tye Davis, Sr Product Marketing Manager

Agility requires decisions be made using the right data—new JIRA adapter for ALM to the rescue

The best decisions in business begin with the best data.


And with the current speed of IT, the best data isn’t necessarily available—so teams are forced to work with data that is not the most reliable.




Thankfully, there is an easy way to collect this data with HP Applications Lifecycle Management. Keep reading to find out how the new JIRA adapter can help you

The 12 days of Christmas—as told by an Agile team on a two-week sprint

Wishing you a wonderful holiday and a very Happy New Year from the team at HP Software!  Follow us @HPSoftwareALM





User story: Agile Manager’s newest feature, segregated workspaces

download.jpgSegregation has never been good, but it is now being used within Agile teams. These teams recognize that not all teams are created equal or use the same tools. These teams have different maturity, process, structure and of course strategy goals and levels.


Whether the duration of your sprints differ or you just simply need your own space, Agile Manager’s new workspace capability allows teams to set themselves apart while still maintaining the structure and a common thread throughout agile teams. It means an end to segregation within your teams


Continue reading to learn more about how to integrate your agile environments while still maintaining the individuality of your agile teams.

Agile Manager user story: the selection process

agile-1.pngHave you thought about agile management tools to help you with the growing demand within your development teams? Tools that can also integrate with more traditional waterfall, iterative, hybrid methodologies?


It’s not just looking at management tools for agile, you need to understand how they will interact within your environment—as well as across your teams. It is also vital to get an understanding of how they interact with each other—from planning to implementation and beyond.


Keep reading to find out what you need to know to truly understand the impact of agile development.


“Cliff Notes” Recap and Q&A-- Mastering Agile Development and Testing with HP Software executives

Did you miss Mastering Agile Development and Testing in the Brave New World of Mobile and Cloud applications webcast with HP executives Ajei Gopal and Matt Morgan on March 14th?   No worries as we have multiple ways to recap the timely and useful insights and interaction that occurred during the Web event and following Tweet Chat.   We are providing three ways to catch up “cliff notes style”. 

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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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