Application Lifecycle Management

Creating modern software requires modern tools and processes.

Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) applies a broad view to software assets. ALM focuses on the entire life of an application from the selection process through the requirements, coding, testing, release cycles, and finally to the ongoing maintenance, upgrades, and retirement.


Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server


This free presentation will provide an overview of the Microsoft ALM suite. After the presentation you will have an understanding of how Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server could be used to drastically increase development efficiency in your organization.

Planning Workshop

The Planning Workshop is the best way to get your organization ready for a Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server deployment. This three day workshop provides an overview of the Microsoft product family and creates a customized roadmap for deployment. [More details]


The TFS Pilot is intended to allow a development team to work with TFS in either a lab setting or on a production application. The lab offering is intended to demonstrate features within TFS whereas the production pilot is intended for organizations that are preparing to deploy TFS to their full team.


Ready to get started? Agora can assist your organization with the planning and deployment of Team Foundation Server. From small single server designs to complex multi-site, multi-server scenarios we can have you up and running in weeks.

Migration from Previous Version

Team Foundation Server has some great enhancements that make moving up very compelling. As part of the migration planning Agora will provide guidance on server and project consolidation.


ALM Readiness Assessment

Understanding where your organization's strengths and weaknesses are and having a comprehensive plan for improvement is critical for ALM adoption. Agora can assist your organization's growth by performing a review of the current maturity level of development patterns and practices and create a plan for improvement. [More details]


Enterprise Strategy Consultant

Enterprise Strategy Consultants combine in-depth knowledge of your business and industry with a detailed understanding of Microsoft's vision and technologies to help architect, implement and deploy leading edge Microsoft technologies and solutions. The level of ESC involvement is tailored to the business requirement. Having an onsite ESC is an excellent way of ensuring a strategic technology vision within your IT organization.

Why Choose Agora? 

Proven Implementations
  • Torstar
  • Candu Energy

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Microsoft ALM Product Family

Visual Studio

Team Foundation Server


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