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AADi Summit 2013

by Tom Murphy  |  November 30, 2013

As much as I dislike Las Vegas, I am excited for the Gartner's annual Dev conference and look forward to meeting with our clients. I am going to be trying...

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Microsoft launches VS 2013 - but wait, there's more

by Tom Murphy  |  November 13, 2013

Microsoft launched its 2013 suite of development tools today and it made me think over the evolution of development environments, from tools focused on making individuals productive to tools that...

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Requirement Tool Adoption Still Lags

by Tom Murphy  |  October 10, 2012

As part of our research for the Integrated Quality Suites Magic Quadrant we have been looking at how people spend time in testing, the types of development processes and team...

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Accurev enables GIT

by Tom Murphy  |  January 31, 2012

DVCS has become a popular trend in agile development with many open source projects making use of GIT and Mercurial and other vendors offering DVCS like function (see Hype Cycle...

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Should we stop using the term ALM?

by Tom Murphy  |  December 2, 2011

For a long time, (a really long time) the term Application Life-cycle Management (ALM) has bothered me.  Why, because what we typically call ALM tools are tools that govern the...

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AADI 2011

by Tom Murphy  |  November 30, 2011

Gartner’s Application Architecture, Development and Integration Summit conference began yesterday ( with over 1000 attendees and an agenda full of great presentations.  This year there Cloud Computing is a major...

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Taking Agile to Heart – at the Management Layer

by Tom Murphy  |  June 17, 2011

I have been to lots of daily stand-up meetings in many different companies.  It is great to see how different Scrum teams work and fit agile practices into their culture...

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Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites

by Tom Murphy  |  January 31, 2011

We published the updated MQ for Integrated Software Quality Suites today (see ) after several months of work with vendors, users, and community review.  This document focuses on vendors...

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Quick Scrum intro video

by Tom Murphy  |  September 20, 2010

Axosoft has produced a nice 10 minute intro to scrum that describes the core processes without being a vendor tool pitch. If you are trying to explain or understand...

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SAP Broadens ALM Partner Reach

by Tom Murphy  |  June 9, 2010

SAP had its first significant life-cycle partnership  a couple years ago with HP providing a more robust set of tools for managing testing activities to beef up their own capabilities. ...

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