As software delivery becomes more important then so does the discipline for supporting it. ALM is that discipline, providing the structure, tools and practices to enable software to be planned, delivered and maintained. But as software delivery velocity increases, certain reduces and globalization takes control what of ALM? Has it stepped up? Or is it still a confuse combination of discipline and tools? In this talk Dave West, research director at Forrester Research describes the dirty truth about ALM. He describes what needs to happen to the discipline and tools to enable ALM to be a key transformation component to modern software delivery organizations.