How two different firms are winning with Micro Focus ALM Octane

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Enabling faster application release cycles from initial concept through end-of-life for competitive organizations can seem like a daunting feat for software developers, and business managers. To streamline Agile methods, collaboration and automation, Enterprise DevOps environments are now crucial in accelerating your software delivery, shifting to continuous quality improvement, and increasing your organization’s productivity.

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) is the focal point of Agile software development. If an Agile environment is a part of your business plan, you need to know how ALM can leverage Enterprise DevOps, and elevate your business profitably. By the same token, take note of a couple of examples of how Micro Focus customers successfully leveraged ALM Octane to benefit their bottom line.

Produce Quality Applications with ALM Octane
Enterprises working in Agile software development know that application delivery is riddled with complex processes that need to be strategically monitored in order to ensure quality delivery. These enterprises need a comprehensive lifecycle management platform that will help them achieve high-quality application delivery.

With an understanding of the critical components of application lifecycle management, Micro Focus has designed ALM Octane with the following key benefits in mind:

  • Quality management
  • Customizable enterprise Agile scalability
  • Integration with Waterfall, Hybrid or Agile projects
  • Comprehensive rules, forms, permissions, and reporting capabilities
  • View real-time pipeline and delivery data

How World Wide Technology Used Octane for Application Delivery Management
World Wide Technology (WWT) serves the technology needs of large public and private global organizations through their Advanced Technology Center. Their services include testing big data, collaboration, 


computing and cloud, mobility, networking, security, and software and storage solutions. With so much mission-critical data in their hands, WWT was challenged with developing and testing processes. They needed a solution to help them accelerate time-to-market and improve product quality. This is where ALM Octane testing stepped in. 

After learning about how ALM Octane was a leader in systems integrations, WWT was able to transform DevOps operations by using it as a unified tool for all of their teams. This resulted in the following profitable changes:

  • Cost savings and automatic upgrades (with SaaS model)
  • Reduction of two-month production times to just one week

In addition, they are on track to accomplish these additional time-saving benefits:

  • Ability to further reduce production times to every hour for up to 10 deployments per day
  • Potential rollout of push-button deployment with total automation of test pipeline

Overall, ALM Octane has strengthened WWT’s speed and improved time-to-market. ALM Octane has strategically transformed their DevOps, allowing them to grow their pipeline and maximize their internal resources. Please click here to review the full story.

How Haufe Group Used ALM Octane for Application Development, Test and Delivery
As an organization that produces on-premise and SaaS accounting, payroll, and merchandising solutions for small businesses and entrepreneurs, Haufe Group used ALM to maximize quality management. After Haufe Group learned that they could use ALM Octane to support GDPR compliance efforts, they had the 

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  • Faster test script creation and execution
  • Improved openness and transparency with team communications
  • Traceable GDPR compliance efforts to support audit teams

Haufe Group implemented an innovative testing approach that ensured GDPR compliance for its software products. As a result, Haufe Group customers took comfort in knowing that they were operating their business in accordance with GDPR regulations. Get more information about this case study.

Are you ready to take Enterprise DevOps for a test drive?  Register for your free trial of ALM Octane today.

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