What does ALM mean in Software?

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Application Lifecycle Management

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What does ALM mean?

Application lifecycle management
Application Lifecycle Management is the process of managing the life of an application through governance, development and maintenance. ALM is the marriage of business management to software engineering made possible by tools that facilitate and integrate requirements management, architecture, coding, testing, tracking, and release management. The term originates from Product Lifecycle Management when Chrysler used a central database to manage all the artifacts of the Jeep Cherokee product.

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