Atlassian positioned as market leader by Gartner
Gartner publishes its renowned Magic Quadrant research reports annually. Its latest report on Application Development Lifecycle Management (ADLM) highlights shows an increasing focus on Agile and DevOps support.
Gartner acknowledges the complexity of the ALM market. Almost 100 companies were surveyed for the report with market revenue and growth being factored into the study. However, it's interesting to note that the report's introduction confirms that very few vendors offer all capabilities. One of the challenges for organisations is achieving quality across its whole ALM solution.
A platform for Enterprise ALM
The Quadrant featured Atlassian at the very top end compared with other vendors in terms of ability to execute. It praises Atlassian's solutions as having strong focus on task management, including defect tracking and work-item management.
This portion of the overall assessment focused primarily on product/service, marketing execution and customer experience. In its assessment of financial health and likelihood of investment in growth, Gartner notes Atlassian's suitability as a vendor capable of serving global Enterprises. It identified that a number of competing vendors were only capable of providing reliable support in the USA.
ALM a journey not a destination?
The Quadrant shows Atlassian in the higher vendor bracket for Completeness Of Vision. Atlassian's heavy investment in integration for emerging methodologies was noted, as was its focus on the development of collaborative features.
Key to the Completeness of Vision criteria is the ability to understand the market's shift from traditional methodologies towards Agile development and DevOps. Like Adaptavist, Gartner feel that this was an area of significant and continued development. Vendors need to offer a platform capable of accommodating change a framework and model for application lifecycle management with the ability to adapt through integration and plug-ins.
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