Melinda Ballou, IDC

AResearch Director, Agile ALM, Quality,and Portfolio Strategies

Melinda-Carol Ballou serves as Research Director for IDC's Application Life-Cycle Management (ALM) program. In this role, Ms. Ballou provides thought leadership as well as expert opinion and analysis through comprehensive research on end-to-end application life-cycle management —from requirements to quality, testing, change, continuous release, process, and project and portfolio management (PPM) with a focus on agile DevOps software life-cycle strategies.