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Azure DevOps - Micro Focus ALM Integration

Azure DevOps - Micro Focus ALM Integration

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The integration of Azure DevOps (Both Azure DevOps Server and Services, also known as TFS and VSTS) and Micro Focus ALM (Also known as Micro Focus ALM / QC and Micro Focus ALM Octane) helps in bringing the Product Development and Quality Assurance (QA) teams on the same page. As both teams have visibility into each other’s tasks and complete context of customer expectations, the quality of the product is better and the delivery cycle is shorter.

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Supported Versions:

Azure DevOps Server (Formerly known as TFS)
  • 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 (up to Update 3), 2017, 2017(Update 2), 2018, 2019, 2020
Azure DevOps Services (Formerly known as VSTS)
  • All
Micro Focus ALM / QC (Formerly known as HP ALM / QC)
  • 10.0*, 11.0, 11.5, 11.5x, 12.0, 12.2, 12.5, 12.52, 12.53, 12.55, 12.6, 15.x
Micro Focus ALM Octane (Formerly known as HP ALM Octane)
  • 12.55.6.79

Azure DevOps – Micro Focus ALM Integration Overview

In an Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) ecosystem, the choice of systems and the collaboration between the cross-functional teams play a great role. While the choice of systems impacts the productivity of a team, the cross-functional collaboration helps the teams get complete context of the business requirements.

Best-of-breed systems such as Azure DevOps (Both Azure DevOps Server and Services, also known as TFS and VSTS) and Micro Focus ALM (Also known as Micro Focus ALM / QC and Micro Focus ALM Octane) bring rich functionalities to the ecosystem. Integration of Azure DevOps with Micro Focus ALM ensures that the Development and QA teams are on the same page when it comes to delivery timelines and has complete visibility into each other’s tasks.

How Azure DevOps – Micro Focus ALM integration is beneficial for an enterprise

  • Access to QA plans and defects in real time
  • Real-time updates on the status of a story, its estimated time of delivery, and any risks that might delay the impending release
  • Complete context of the customer requirement and visibility into codes written by the Development team & Test Cases written by QA team
  • Coordinate on the delivery timelines seamlessly with concurrent updates on changes

With Azure DevOps + Micro Focus ALM integration, enterprises can:

Azure DevOps Micro Focus ALM Integration

How OpsHub Integration Manager integrates Azure DevOps and Micro Focus ALM

OpsHub Integration Manager integrates Azure DevOps (Both Azure DevOps Server and Services, also known as TFS and VSTS) and Micro Focus ALM(Also known as Micro Focus ALM / QC and Micro Focus ALM Octane) bidirectionally. It ensures that all historical and current data is available to each user, in that user’s preferred system, with full context, in real-time. All ‘User Stories’ from Azure DevOps automatically synchronizes to Micro Focus ALM. The completion of the story and the status of test results in Micro Focus ALM against these user stories automatically synchronizes to Azure DevOps.

Popularly synchronized entities

Azure DevOps Micro Focus ALM Entities Mapping

Benefits of integration for Azure DevOps and Micro Focus ALM users

Azure DevOps users

  • No duplication of efforts for entering the same data in multiple systems
  • Clear visibility into quality parameters, QA schedule, test cases, and test results
  • No dependency on manual communication for making decisions

Micro Focus ALM users

  • Real-time updates on the story and associated changes/enhancements
  • Access to the business requirements, development status, and associated updates from within Micro Focus ALM
  • No manual efforts needed to keep backend teams updated on the QA cycle and reports