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BLM: Buzzword Life Cycle Management
The management of buzzwords represents a significant area of improvement for both the buzzword users (BU) and the buzzword consumers (BC). Buzzword life cycle

application life cycle management alm  leads to a mass application of the buzzword to existing products, reports, ideas, etc. BFs rush to apply the buzzword as often as their marketing budget allows. Now, every BU seeking attention in the marketplace is using the buzzword. It is important to note that compliance does not mean any change to the underlying products and ideas to which the buzzword is applied. The same products, reports, ideas, etc. that existed before the recognition of the buzzword still exist without change. They have been

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Software Test Tools

Tools exist to support software testing at all stages of a project. Some vendors offer an integrated suite that will support testing and development throughout a project's life, from gathering requirements to supporting the live system. Some vendors concentrate on a single part of that life cycle. The software test tools knowledge base provides functional criteria you might expect from a testing tool, the infrastructure that supports the tool, and an idea of the market position of the vendor.  

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