Microsoft Positioned As A Leader in the Enterprise IT PPM and ALM, IDC's Recent MarketScape

IDC's most recent MarketScape positions Microsoft as a leader in the Enterprise IT PPM and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) views.The other two views in the report were the SaaS and Financial Market views in which Microsoft placed as a contender and major player respectively.A few things worth calling out from the report:Microsoft integration with Visual […]

IDC's most recent MarketScape positions Microsoft as a leader in the Enterprise IT PPM and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) views.

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The other two views in the report were the SaaS and Financial Market views in which Microsoft placed as a contender and major player respectively.

A few things worth calling out from the report:

  • Microsoft integration with Visual Studio 2010 and evolution of portfolio management solution along with usability features such as the ribbon UI, "position [Microsoft] better for enterprise IT PPM. . ."and "make Microsoft Project more accessible to a broader base."
  • The report says for IT PPM/ALM, "Microsoft ranks in the leader segment, with excellent capabilities as a result of its close coordination between Visual Studio 2010, Microsoft Project Server 2010, the combined collaboration capabilities with SharePoint 2010, and emerging agile support."

Here's the full report:

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