HPE ALM Review - why 4.1 stars?

HPE ALM Software Review
ITQlick Score: 83/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.1/5)
Pricing: 5/10 - average cost
Category: Application Lifecycle Management -> HPE ALM
Ranking:Ranked 1 out of 18 Application Lifecycle Management systems
Company: MicroFocus
Pricing: starts at $13,500 per license
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: HPE ALM pricing, HPE ALM alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jul 18, 2021

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What is HPE ALM?

HPE ALM is an application lifecycle management software designed to help users control and govern application lifecycle activities to boost efficiency and ascertain that the application brings compliant business value. This is made possible with the traceability, reusability, and automation of the software tools. In addition, it also gives real-time insights into the quality of application, thereby enabling users to capture and eliminate errors.

Some key features of HPE ALM are application development acceleration, process & compliance enforcement, investment protection, and integration build. The software is a product of Micro Focus, a computer software company with a workforce of about 10,000 employees. The public company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Newbury, Berkshire, United Kingdom. The company is the winner of Microsoft Cloud Innovation Award for 2018.


What is HPE ALM rating?

The rating of HPE ALM is 4.1 stars out of 5 and the total score is 83 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who uses HPE ALM?

The typical customers include the following business size: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Is HPE ALM the best Application Lifecycle Management system?

HPE ALM is ranked 1 out of 18 software in their category (Application Lifecycle Management systems).

What are HPE ALM's pros? (4 Pros)

  • Tests can be easily created in an organized tree structure
  • The provided metrics can be deployed into various types of graphs
  • The system is very fast and reliable
  • It supports the uploading of Excel test cases

What are HPE ALM's cons? (2 cons)

  • Reported case by a few users of a bug preventing HPE ALM component from downloading sometimes
  • The cost per user is subtly on the high side

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to HPE ALM: RunMyProcess, OneOps Software, codeBeamer, DevSuite, AssetStudio, ADOit Enterprise Architecture, Helix ALM, TeamForge Software, Cloudbyz PPM, Visual COBOL. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of HPE ALM?

The cost of license starts at $13,500 per license. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 5 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for HPE ALM

What should you ask MicroFocus during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with HPE ALM and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching HPE ALM in action.

Is it the right software for you?

HPE ALM is suitable for small, medium, and large-sized business enterprises. The software is developed to be used in various industries, some of which are Biotechnology, food & beverage, construction, and engineering. Some of the organizations using HPE ALM are Lufthansa, Xellia Pharmaceuticals, and the National Settlement Depository.

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.