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Unleash the Potential of Your HP Application Lifecycle Management and HP Quality Center Application

t_sturgis on ‎03-31-2014 08:15 PM

         HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and HP Quality Center (QC) Software Professional Services enable you to maximize your deployment and use of the HP ALM or HP QC application.  These solutions reduce operational costs, and improve efficiency and quality of your processes and applications. Such software professional services provide you with a combination of expert configuration of HP ALM or HP QC products, consulting and mentoring on various functions.  It also establishes HP best practices, methodologies, approaches, standards and templates. With HP ALM or HP QC, you can effectively evaluate if you are getting the most out of your application.

 

Below is a summary of HP Software Professional Services:

 

ALM 12 Foundation Services: (new customers only)

  • The Foundation Service implements any one of the ALM suite applications in a supportable configuration. This Foundation is conducted in accordance with HP’s specifications and your specific requirements provided in the pre-installation questionnaire.  This service typically includes service planning and deployment (3 days), installation verification (2 days), customer mentoring workshop (1 day) workflow and project setup workshop (3 days), and Maturity workshop and recommendations (1 day).

 

ALM 12 Upgrade Services: (for existing customers)

  • Professional services will have several standard offerings for upgrades based on the current support model which includes QC 10 to ALM 12 as well as ALM 11.x to ALM 12. In addition, professional services will also support those few clients which still have QC 9.x, and require an additional intermediate upgrade to quality center 10 before upgrading to ALM 12. These upgrade services can include upgrading QTP/UFT/ST scripts to UFT 12. Depending on the level of service and required training, these engagements can range from two weeks to two months.

 

ALM 12 Migration Services: (for existing customers)

  • These services include migrating existing clients either from LoadRunner 9.x, 11.x to ALM – PC 12. Additional will also include when applicable consolidated environments to leverage ALM school functionality of ALM – QC/ALM – PC. Professional services have developed tools, which allow you to migrate LoadRunner scripts and scenarios to ALM 12 and lab management functionality.

 

 

HP ALM/QC Optimization Services (for existing customers):

  • Along with the ALM upgrade or migrations services, professional services now offers optimization services, which will analyze your current QC/ALM environment. This allows you to develop a cleanup and optimization service prior to the ALM 12 upgrades. The services based off of our new optimization services will include system and environments, as well as project and logistics analytics. These tools are currently being developed by worldwide professional services, which will range from consolidation and archiving to simple trash bin collection.

Additionally, HP Software Professional Services will help you with best practices for creating and maintaining versioning on an entity (e.g. requirements and/or tests), base-lining for your significant milestones, and perform change-based testing using version information. Such change-based testing can help to significantly reduce testing costs. HP Software Professional Services give you the power to gain connected intelligence for the new style of enterprise – anytime, anywhere, quickly and securely.

With the recent release of Apps 12, be sure to check out how HP Software Professional Services enable you to optimize your deployment, improve quality and reduce operational costs for the maximum potential for your application. 

 

Have some great insight on the future of mobile applications and mobile testing? Leave us a comment below and share with us your ideas! Or, join the conversation at: @HPSoftwareALM

 

For all things Application Lifecycle Management, be sure to visit hp.com/go/alm

 

 

 

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