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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.

Make Better Testing Decisions with HP Application Lifecycle Intelligence for HP ALM

Guest post by Mark Ford, Sr. Test Environment Administrator


Imagine if you could know which requirements in your next release were hit with the most lines of code changes.  Imagine if you knew which defects in your next delivery resulted in the most rework.  Imagine if you could automatically be alerted to key business functions that were modified outside of any known requirement or defect?  You would have an even better idea of where to focus your testing efforts wouldn’t you?  Well you won’t have to imagine much longer with the new Application Lifecycle Intelligence (ALI) add-in for HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM).

Customers: "Modernization is about Driving Competitive Advantages"

I recently returned from an oversea customer trip where I had the opportunity to sit down with several F500 IT leaders to discuss there respective 2011 IT agendas.    After having survived the 2008-2010 downturn (many pundits say we are still in a downturn...), I have become use to the justification of "cost savings" and "reduced overhead" as primary business drivers for IT modernization projects.    However, things are changing.  


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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.
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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.
  • 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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