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996 Customers Surveyed

7,827 Data Points Collected

799 Published TechFacts

106 Published Charts

225 Published Case Studies



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HPE Software Application Products Deliver Significant Financial Benefits

Please estimate your cumulative financial benefit from implementing HPE Software Application products.

$10-25 million: 14%
$5-10 million: 14%
$1-5 million: 71%

MicroFocus ALM Octane Case Study

Assurity

Introduction

This case study of Assurity is based on a June 2016 survey of MicroFocus ALM Octane customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The Jenkins dashboard (pipeline overview) is amazing. I have shown customers who have a strong anti-MicroFocus bias and they were blown away by that feature alone.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select MicroFocus ALM Octane:

  • Uses MicroFocus ALM Octane to address the following challenges:
    • Understanding the impact of change across artifacts within a project(s)
    • Helping with the integration of testing / quality into my teams CI (continuous integration) environment (e.g. Jenkins)
    • Providing easier access to ALM project assets, by allowing users to use a variety of browsers or operating systems
    • Integrating with other software tools their team uses
  • Feels that their industry is very competitive, and time to market is critical to their continued advancement.

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of MicroFocus ALM Octane that the surveyed company uses:

  • Currently uses the following technologies to support their software lifecycle:
    • Microsoft Visual Studio (any)
    • Atlassian JIRA
    • Zephyr
    • RallyDev
    • MicroFocus ALM and/or Quality Center
    • Open Source solutions such as Jenkins or GIT
  • Able to configure and start using MicroFocus ALM Octane did not configure or use NextGen ALM.
  • Envisions using MicroFocus ALM Octane in the following way:
    • To synchronize project data between ALM 12.x and ALM Octane

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with MicroFocus ALM Octane:

  • Finds the following capabilities to be most useful within MicroFocus ALM Octane:
    • Defect management
    • Managing release deliver pipeline/s
    • Backlog management
    • Manual test creation
    • Dashboards
  • Values the following features in MicroFocus ALM Octane the most:
    • Ease of integration into their team’s Jenkin’s deployment
    • Tagging as a way to simplify the collection of related assets across multiple projects/applications
    • Consolidated platform for all core, project artifacts
    • User Interface and flow
  • Favorite aspect of tagging with MicroFocus ALM Octane includes the following:
    • Helps them in understanding status and traceability
    • Helps them better align shared assets across multiple projects or applications

Pre-Defined Performance Requirements Used In Tests

Do you currently use pre-defined performance requirements such as SLAs for response times, throughput, or # of users, etc in your tests? If so, how do you track them?

Word
44%
Excel
52%
LoadRunner / Performance Center SLA module
4%
We have vague requirements told to us
16%
We do not have pre-defined requirements
8%
HPE Quality Center
16%
Other
8%

Case Study: Fortune 500 Pharmaceuticals Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 pharmaceuticals company is based on a June 2011 survey of HP Application Lifecycle Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We achieved considerable cost savings by integrating all of our disparate business units onto a single platform for test management and performance testing from separate individual BU’s purchasing their own solutions independently.”

Challenges

  • Reported that raising quality (functional, performance, security) is their main priority for application delivery.
  • Reported that their biggest headache is complexity outpacing quality in application delivery.

Use Case

  • Reported that their highest application modernization priority is to implement Agile or other iterative methodology.
  • Used the following HPE Software Application products in their implementation of their HPE BTO Applications Center solution:
    • Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)
    • Requirements Management
    • Test management (Quality Center)
    • Functional test automation (BPT, QTP, Service Test)
    • LoadRunner / Performance Center
    • Application Security Center / Fortify

Results

  • Reported that they HPE Software Application products catered to their business requirements of optimization: achieving better ROI, reducing cost, improving process.
  • Reported that HPE Software Application products catered to their need for a single unified platform.
  • Reported that HPE Software Application products delivered improvements in the following areas:
    • Reduced manual effort through lifecycle automation
    • Increased software quality
    • Reduced application security risks
  • Saved $5-10 million by implementing HPE Software Application products.
  • Realized financial benefits in 2 years to 3 years from implementing HPE Software Application products.

HPE Agile Manager design based on Agile principles

I found the HPE Agile Manager tool to have good functionality per Agile principles based on my usage of the tool for trial purposes.

Project Manager, Small Business Computer Services Company

HPE Service Virtualization software Customer Statistic

100% of surveyed IT organizations use HPE Service Virtualization because many times the components or services required for tests are sometimes not ready (behind schedule or developers are still working on it).



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About Micro Focus ADM Business Unit

MicroFocus ALM Octane enables application teams to deliver high-quality apps with greater speed and agility. It combines products, development tool integrations, a partner ecosystem, and a technology-agnostic approach to improve application quality, collaboration, and productivity to avoid project delays.

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