Designing an ALM Process

Application management processes are as unique as the application being managed. However, there are certain features that a complete ALM process should have. Specifically, decisions governing requirements, versioning, testing, and change management need to be documented and communicated to the organization. The roles and responsibilities associated with each phase of the process will vary based on the size and culture of the organization.

In this section, we will describe general ALM steps and discuss the pros and cons of different approaches to designing a process that fits an organization and its applications.

Establishing Standards

Prior to beginning development, it is important to establish a set of expectations for ...

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