"The next generation of application life-cycle management tools will support both DevOps and the notion of managing an entire business project from idea to development to deployment."
Our own Stefano Rizzo, SVP Strategy & Business Development spoke with SD Times reporter Suzanne Kattau and shared Polarion Software's outlook on this trend (see page 2 of the article).
Among Stefano's major points:
"...when it comes to next-generation ALM in terms of accessibility and its business model, cloud or mobile, Polarion is already there ... its next challenge is being able to connect its ALM solution with the PLM (product life-cycle management) world".
Ramp Up on ALM/PLM - fast and free
If you work in an industry where "pieces of steel have more and more code" integrated into them, you probably should be ramping up on how to connect the dots between ALM and PLM (fast becoming known as "PALM").
We have a couple of nice PDF resources, written by Stefano Rizzo, that can help you do just that: