December 15, 2010 11:30 ET

Aldon Delivers Robust Task Management Plug-In to Aldon Lifecycle Manager

Underscores Aldon Commitment in Bringing New Functionality to System i Customers

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwire - December 15, 2010) - Aldon, an Agile ALM company, today announced its Eclipse based Plug-in v 6.9.4 for Aldon Lifecycle Manager (System i Edition) giving users sophisticated task management capabilities covering project planning, testing, tracking and reporting, straight from the plug-in. With the new plug-in teams have deeper visibility and access to each and every task related to a project or release, helping teams better prioritize, collaborate, and keep project workflows on track. The plug-in represents Aldon's continued efforts to enhance its Aldon System i offering, and build solutions that help IT better manage their software development projects whether these projects are agile, waterfall or a hybrid version.

Specifically, the resulting task management plug-in allows users to do the following:

  • Input list of tasks
  • Assign tasks
  • Change/Update Tasks
  • Reprioritize Tasks
  • Associate tasks with particular releases
  • Include detailed notes on specific tasks
  • Report on tasks (due dates, backlog, daily completed tasks, weekly completed tasks, monthly tasks)

The Aldon plug-in is free for all Aldon customers and can be downloaded at the Aldon Customer Support Area.

Aldon also introduced today Aldon Report Manager 1.3, featuring increased performance qualities and tighter integration with Aldon Community Manager 9.5.4.

About Aldon
Aldon is an agile company that bridges the gap between business and IT. We provide you with the ability to easily view and run reports on backlogs, statuses, and project priorities that are essential to Agile. Aldon automates the workflow so that backlog items, task assignments and approval requests are routed to the right people and requirements are checked off. Aldon solutions gives you all the visibility and information you need to make decisions about deploying resources and assessing the return on your IT projects, keeping business users and IT tighter than ever before. We allow you to see the backlog and what everyone is doing, at any level within any roles, at any time. For years, our solutions have allowed customers to ensure that change management, collaboration, and compliance are applied consistently across all areas of IT. We help provide superior services, build business-critical applications faster, effectively manage worldwide IT operations, and better address the growing challenges with compliance, outsourcing, , and globalization. We have more than 1,300 companies of every size, in every industry, throughout the world using our products -- from service desk to application development to network operations.

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