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Application lifecycle management (ALM) is the combined coordination of various development life cycle activities, such as requirements, modeling development, build and testing by:
Application lifecycle management is also known as software lifecycle management.
The ALM process involves managing the application lifecycle through governance, development and operations. Considered the cohesive bond of the development life cycle, ALM always begins with an idea, which leads to the development of the application. After the application is created, the next step is deployment in a live environment. Once the application loses its business value, it reaches the end of life, where it is no longer used.
Although ALM does not support particular life cycle management process activities, it keeps all the activities in sync. ALM advantages are as follows:
ALM disadvantages are as follows: