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configuration management

A discipline applying technical and administrative direction and surveillance to: (1) identify and document the functional and physical characteristics of a configuration item; (2) control changes to those characteristics; and (3) record and report changes to processing and implementation status.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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* Pharmaceutical companies are allocating the highest proportion of their software budgets to application lifecycle management (X%) followed by enterprise applications (X%) and information management (X%) in 2013.
The acquisition enhances PTC's portfolio of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions, and strengthens PTC's commitment to supporting its customers' systems engineering initiatives with powerful modeling capabilities.
* Test more efficiently and continuously with direct integrations into HP Application Lifecycle Management and HP Quality Center Enterprise for enterprise test management and continuous integration solutions.
"This capability is of considerable significance in the optimization of tools for any development organization which are considering migrating from one family of tools to the other for reasons such as cost savings, adoption of new tool strategies or consolidation of certain tool families for their Application Lifecycle Management processes globally," said Bipin Shah, CEO and Chairman of Kovair.
It also extends on agile methodologies and provides more integrated testing functionality, such as code coverage for manually testing Web apps, cross browser CoderUI or a Web interface for test case management, and provides additional ALM (application lifecycle management) capabilities for SharePoint.
ALM is sometimes asset lifecycle management or sometimes application lifecycle management, and the changes in the first word may be to a degree semantic, in that it's all still to do with product.
Tasktop Technologies,creators of the Eclipse Mylyn open source tools and a leader in Agile ALM automation and interoperability, has announced that its Tasktop Enterprise Eclipse IDE extends the use of HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and HP Quality Center to developers working on Mac and Linux operating systems.
Agile application lifecycle management (ALM) specialist ThoughtWorks Studios announced on Monday Go Mobile, a collection of content, best practices and technical solutions to help IT organisations build and deploy enterprise-grade mobile applications for the iPhone/iPad, Android and BlackBerry platforms.
Luis was vice president of marketing at Seapine Software, a leading provider of application lifecycle management solutions, where he led a global marketing organization.
CollabNet is a provider of application lifecycle management products and services.
HP acquired these application performance management technologies when it bought Mercury Interactive in 2006.<p>The company also updated its ALM (application lifecycle management) services to enable IT organizations to build "Centers of Excellence" to increase application quality and reduce costs, HP said.

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