application lifecycle management


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application lifecycle management

The administration and control of an application from inception to its demise. Application lifecycle management (ALM) embraces requirements management, system design, software development and configuration management. It implies an integrated set of tools for developing and controlling the project. See requirements management, system development life cycle and configuration management.
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The Run SAP methodology is an integrated part of SAP's open and integrated approach to application lifecycle management based on the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).

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