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Benefits of Integrated ALM Tools Application Lifecycle Management is also known as ALM and is referred to as the capacity of organizing, collating together and managing the various phases of the software delivery procedure. It is observed that ALM is essential for development to execution of any project and includes a suite of tools and processes that take into account design, definition, testing, development, deployment and management. Hence, ALM tools are established keeping in mind the business as well as the IT perspective. These tools are the means for managing business procedures and the overall application suite. This is carried on in conjunction depending on development and business Lifecycle. ALM tools are components that brings and helps in keeping business management and software engineering together all through the development lifecycle. In addition to that these tools help in integrating and facilitating procedures tool. Setting up and retaining software application and business management united together needs and an incorporated point of view of the applications. The other component associated with Application Lifecycle Management is integrated ALM that witnessed radical modification in the last decade. Attaining end-to-end ALM has been a long haul for multiple vendors. In the recent past, there has been an upsurge of new technologies that has evolved to a crucial production system coming to terms with the salient benefits of ALM of real development. At present enterprises are taking into consideration integrated ALM as an essential enterprise tool. Advantages of Integrated ALM When the integrated ALM tools are equipped with the apt product maintenance and assistance, it ensures that the process is automated across tool boundaries for deploying a comprehensive ALM lifecycle without any hindrances. For instance, when there is any alteration that commences its life in a HelpDesk tool as a ticket it has the scope of betting imitated automatically as a Change Management Tool. In addition to that it can also be approved by a Change Control Board and then passed to the architect to establish and alter architectural artifacts in the designing and modelling tool. When manual interfaces between tools are monitored through unorganized documents and emails, it can result in important processes. An integrated ALM tool assists an organization to view the artifacts easily that otherwise might be managed by one to another tool. This comprises test cases varying from requirement management tools and requirements of test case management tool and on some cases design objects from the IDE. This indicates that more than one artifact is accessible fro one tool. Therefore, every stakeholder can access artifacts from other tools and is not required to leave their tool platform. This further enables in detecting any issues at the starting phase, minimize errors and expenses as well as promote collaboration. Also read about : software development life cycle

Benefits of Integrated ALM Tools