codeBeamer ALM supports Waterfall and V-model development processes to support compliance with standards defined by regulatory bodies and government agencies. Plan, manage and monitor the execution of controlled sequential development processes from requirements through to release, all within codeBeamer ALM.

Waterfall, this traditional sequential and linear development methodology, is still widely used in various industries to enhance the transparency of processes and to ensure product quality, reliability and safety. While a growing number of companies choose to adopt Agile elements, resulting in the creation of various Hybrid methods, using Waterfall remains the sensible option for many safety-critical developers.

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codeBeamer ALM provides critical assistance in the creation of safety-related systems, developed using processes according to ISO/DIS 26262, IEC 61508, IEC 62304, DO-178C, and various other medical, automotive and aviation standards. Its TÜV “Trusted Tool” certification reassures users working on safety-critical products that codeBeamer ALM is an adequate solution to support development in accordance with the requirements of IEC 61508 and ISO 26262.

For the development of medical devices, codeBeamer ALM offers a variety of capabilities to support the requirements of various standards and regulations, including those in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs) of the FDA, as well as ISO, IEC and DIN industry standards.

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codeBeamer ALM enables you to assign work items to project members and teams, and monitor the progress of work using various reports and KPIs. Wikis, commenting, highly configurable Kanban boards, granular permission control, sophisticated workflows with automation & notification features, and other features help efficient collaboration and communication. Filtering helps monitor team commitment and analyze workload statistics.

Quality assurance and testing processes are greatly supported by codeBeamer’s parametrized, requirements-based test cases. Save these test cases to libraries for re-use, and execute them manually or automatically using our Jenkins integration. Analyze test coverage, and monitor testing activities using statistics.