VSM times June 17, 2022

VSM Times Turning IT into a value center using VSMP and VSDP solutions

For many organizations, IT has historically been viewed as a cost center. However, using value stream management programs (VSMP) and value stream delivery platforms (VSDP) can help to transform IT into a value center. In his talk at {virtual} VSMcon 2022, Akshay Sharma, CTO at Kovair Software discussed this journey and offered some tips in order to ensure it is done in the right way.According to Sharma, VSDPs bring the organization fully integrated capabilities in order to allow for the continuous delivery of solutions. However, obtaining value from this is an ongoing journey rather than a single destination. [Read more]

SD Times January 6, 2022

SD Times A guide to value stream management solutions

ConnectALL is a value stream management company dedicated to helping customers achieve higher levels of agility, traceability, predictability and velocity. We do this by connecting people, processes and technology across the software development and delivery value stream, enabling companies to align digital initiatives to business outcomes and improve the speed at which they deliver software. [Read more]

SD Times January 3, 2022

SD Times A guide to value stream management tools

Broadcom’s innovative ValueOps solution delivers on the promise of value stream management (VSM) as the first to combine business and investment-oriented product management, providing advanced operationally focused agile planning and management capabilities. The integration of Broadcom’s proven Clarity and Rally software products enables every role within an enterprise to fund, manage, track, and analyze unified value streams with a consistent value orientation and methodology. [Read more]

SD Times October 20, 2020

SD Times What unique capabilities to look for in newer DevOps value stream management platforms

The adoption of value stream management platforms is especially needed in DevOps environments. According to Gartner, “Organizations lack end-to-end visibility into product delivery and struggle to improve their flow of value. I&O leaders, together with application leaders, must implement a DevOps value stream management platform and analyze value stream metrics to optimize the overall health of product delivery. [Read more]

Gartner September 29, 2020

Gartner Logo Kovair Software Recognized in Gartner’s 2020 Market Guide for DevOps Value Stream Management Platforms

Kovair with its tools provides a complete Value Stream Management Platform to organizations enabling them to reap every benefit of Value Stream Management and ensure customer satisfaction. Starting from capturing the voice of the customer and defining what is of value for them, Kovair’s VSMP provides a structured visualization of the key steps and corresponding data needed to understand and intelligently make improvements that optimize the entire process, not just one section at the expense of another. [Read more]

CIO Review December 2018

CIO review Logo Kovair Software: Delivering Comprehensive And Efficient ALM Solutions

ALM is one of the most essential and critical component of successful businesses today as it speeds up the development process by connecting all the processes, helps developers make better decisions over the course of an application’s life span and reduces the products’ time-to-market. Hence, organizations are looking for an integrated ALM tool that would help them achieving this. [Read more]

Gartner February 9, 2015

Gartner Logo Magic Quadrant for Application Life Cycle Management (Section 508 Compliance)

Tools in the ADLM space offer mixed support for Section 508. This is especially true for browser-based tools, which find challenges in the facilities exposed by various browsers and rich-client browser toolkits. For entities that require Section 508 compliance, or that are seeking tools that support accessibility, the best support is currently offered by Kovair, Microsoft and other vendors provide partial support.

Gartner June 5, 2012

Gartner Logo Magic Quadrant for Application Life Cycle Management

Kovair has several large installations at SI companies, demonstrating their products’ abilities to scale and to integrate with widely varying toolsets. Clients looking to support large numbers of geographically separated developers should include these vendors in their evaluations.

Gartner November 19, 2008

Gartner Logo Kovair Software was mentioned in both of the November 19 Reports from Gartner Research Analysts that focused on two different areas of the ALM tools.

The first report, titled “Application Lifecycle Management Has Found a Home,” written by Gartner senior analysts Jim Duggan, Matt Light and Thomas Murphy (Report # ID G00163152), which discusses their analysis, key findings and recommendations as well as benefits of ALM includes mentions of a select list of ALM vendors.

Gartner March 15, 2007

Gartner Logo Cool Vendors in Application Development, 2007

The leading technology market research firm Gartner selected Kovair Software as one of the vendors in their annual research report, ‘Cool Vendors in Application Development, 2007,’ by Jim Duggan, Ray Valdes, Matt Light and Partha Iyengar.

Forrester October 23,2012

Forrester Logo The Forrester Wave™: Application Life-Cycle Management, Q4 2012

ALM vendors have acknowledged the inevitability of integration with othercommercial and open source tools. Some vendors provide an application programming interface (API) with few or no prebuilt connectors. Others provide plenty of connectors, with perhaps a weaker API for custom-built integrations. The fact that small companies, such as Kovair has established themselves as third-party providers of ALM connectors is a testament to the weaknesses of the overall ALM market’s integration efforts.

SD Times Year – 2007, 2013, 2014

SD Times The readers and editors of SD Times have selected Kovair once again in the list of top 100 software companies based on product innovations and industry leadership.

Each year the SD Times 100 recognizes companies, non-commercial organizations, open source projects and other initiatives for their innovation and leadership. It is not a product award. Judged by the editors of SD Times, the SD Times 100 recognizes the top innovators and leaders in multiple software development industry areas. Kovair is included in the list of not only the top 100 such companies but based on its domain focus, in the top 15 ALM companies. [Read More]

We are very gratified to report that Kovair is mentioned in both these reports as an ALM Vendor along with others. This is a result of our continued efforts and belief in enhancing the ALM ecosystem with our own functional domains as well as our integrations with more than a dozen other best of breed tools

– Bipin Shah, CEO and Chairman – Kovair

When choosing the SD Times 100, we carefully considered each company’s offerings and reputation. We also listened for the “buzz”—how much attention and conversation we’ve heard around the company and its products and technologies—as a sign of leadership within the industry.

– The Editors – SD Times