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Agile Project Management solutions are ideal for enterprise IT departments and business units developing software, and also in regulated environments where processes need to be managed in a disciplined way.


  • The ALM market is continuing to grow, with new players emerging.

Features and Benefits

  • Understand how application lifecycle management is changing.
  • Identify the essential components of an agile project management solution.

Key questions answered

  • How is application lifecycle management changing and what type of solution should I consider?
  • What are the essential components in an agile project management solution?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key findings

Market and solution analysis

  • Ovum Decision Matrix: Agile Project Management, 2016–17
  • Ovum ratings
  • Market leaders: vendor solutions
  • Market challengers: vendor solutions
  • Market followers: vendor solutions
  • Emerging vendors

Market leaders

  • Market leaders: technology
  • Market leaders: execution
  • Market leaders: market impact

Vendor analysis

  • CA Technologies (Ovum recommendation: leader)
  • Hansoft (Ovum recommendation: follower)
  • HPE (Ovum recommendation: leader)
  • IBM (Ovum recommendation: leader)
  • Inflectra (Ovum recommendation: follower)
  • Intland (Ovum recommendation: challenger)
  • Micro Focus (Borland) (Ovum recommendation: challenger)
  • Microsoft (Ovum recommendation: leader)
  • Polarion (Ovum recommendation: leader)
  • PTC (Ovum recommendation: challenger)
  • Seapine Software (Ovum recommendation: follower)
  • TechExcel (Ovum recommendation: follower)
  • ThoughtWorks (Ovum recommendation: challenger)

Vendor solution selection

  • Inclusion criteria
  • Methodology


  • Further reading
  • Author

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