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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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Main Benefits Gained From HPE ALM

What are the main benefits you gain from HPE ALM (Formerly HPE Quality Center Premier)?

Reduced cost through centralized management and enforcement of consistent workflows and processes
40%
Reduced cost and increased efficiency by reducing duplication of effort and sharing best practices
60%
Increased visibility to quality status, requirement coverage and defect trends in aggregate across projects and initiatives
87%
Other
7%

HPE Software’s ALM 11 streamlines productivity for my users

While not deployed just yet, ALM has finally moved to a platform that doesn’t require full admin rights to install. This along with the combination of PC 11 signficantly cuts down on the server hardware and streamlines productivity for my users.

IT Vice President, Global 500 Banking Company

Performance Center – for distributed teams

38% of IT organizations chose HPE Performance Center because of its support for distributed teams.

38%

Case Study: Small Business Computer Software Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer software company is based on a October 2010 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.

“HPE ALM plays a major role for every IT organization, single system, no need for basic integrations.”

Challenges

  • Selected HPE Application Lifecycle Management for the following reasons:
    • Manage and create traceability between requirements, tests and defects
    • Manage cross-project, cross-initiative enterprise releases
    • Make informed go/no go decisions
    • Facilitate collaboration and communication between multiple, distributed teams
    • Standardize process across application lifecycle
    • Ensure project planning and tracking
    • Industry leadership
    • Easily integrate with HPE Functional Testing tools
    • Manage and execute automated testing
  • Achieved the following benefits by using HPE Application Lifecycle Management:
    • Reduced cost through centralized management and enforcement of consistent workflows and processes
    • Reduced cost and increased efficiency by reducing duplication of effort and sharing best practices

Use Case

  • Used HPE Application Lifecycle Manager for more than 5 years.
  • The following types of people use HP Application Management:
    • Quality assurance engineers/testers
    • Business analysts
    • QA manager
    • Developers
    • Development managers
    • Project managers
    • Enterprise architects
  • Use the following modules of HPE Application Management:
    • Release & Cycle Management
    • Requirements Management
    • Risk Based Quality Management
    • Test Management (Test Plan & Test Lab)
    • Defect Management
    • Reporting/Dashboard

Results

  • Rated the following as the top new features in HPE Application Management:
    • Project Planning & Tracking
    • Traceability Matrix
    • HPE Sprinter
  • Expects to achieve significant savings by tracking key metrics against project milestones within Project Planning and Tracking of HPE Application Management.

Case Study: Small Business Consumer Products Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business consumer products company is based on a July 2015 survey of HP ALM/QC customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The main advantage of the new version is the webclient. It no longer requires administrative rights. We are able to execute tests without all the complexity of the former test execution assistant. It is lighter than a sprinter. It is perfect!”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following challenges with HPE Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)/Quality Center (QC):
    • Lack of transparency and difficulty delivering meaningful quality metrics and KPIs
    • Inadequate visibility into the full application development lifecycle

Use Case

  • Uses the following HPE ALM/QC modules:
    • Project Planning & Tracking
    • Release & Cycle Management
    • Requirements Management
    • Risk Based Quality Management
    • Test Management (Test Plan & Test Lab)
    • Defect Management
    • Reporting / Dashboards
  • Plans to upgrade to HPE ALM/QC 12.20 within the next 3-4 months.

Results

  • Anticipates migrating to HPE ALM from Quality Center Enterprise due to:
    • Cross-project reporting
    • Integration with other HPE and 3rd party tools for better collaboration
  • Features introduced in HPE ALM/QC12.x most critical to their team:
    • Improved user interface and navigation
    • Availability over a number of web browsers
  • Estimates user adoption of HPE ALM/QC 12.x will improve by > 100% through the new UI and features in HPE ALM 12.
  • Estimates they will be able to manage 1-10% or more projects with HPE ALM/QC 12.x’s new features.
  • Estimates they will get the full value of HPE ALM/QC12.x in one month.

Top Reasons For Moving To HPE Performance Center

What were the top 2 reasons that motivated you to move to HPE Performance Center?

Support for distributed teams – 24x7 web access
38%
Collaboration - Common asset repository and asset sharing
19%
Resource optimization - resource pooling & scheduling
54%
Cost savings – license pooling
38%
Process efficiency - Center of Excellence
31%
Process enforcement and auditing - Offshored teams
4%
Other
12%


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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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