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CA Agile Central (Rally) Integration with HP ALM/QC

CA Agile Central integration

In an Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) ecosystem, the choice of systems and the collaborationbetween the cross-functional teams play a great role. While the choice of systems impacts the productivityof a team, the cross-functional collaboration helps the teams get complete context of the businessrequirements. Best-of-breed systems such as RALLY and HP ALM/QC bring rich functionalities to theecosystem. Integration of RALLY with HP ALM/QC ensures that the development and QA teams are on thesame page when it comes to delivery timelines and have complete visibility into each other’s tasks.
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CA Agile Central HP ALM/QC Integration Overview

The integration of RALLY and HP ALM/QC helps in bringing the product development and Quality Assurance (QA) team on the same page. As both the teams have visibility into each other’s task and complete context of customer expectations, the quality of product is better, and the delivery cycle is shorter.

Best-of-breed systems such as RALLY and HP ALM/QC bring rich functionalities to the ecosystem. Integration of RALLY with HP ALM/QC ensures that the development and QA teams are on the same page when it comes to delivery timelines and have complete visibility into each other’s tasks.

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How CA Agile Central – HP ALM/QC 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 CA Agile Central (RALLY) + HP ALM/QC integration, enterprises can:

CA Agile Central HP ALM / QC Integration

How OpsHub Integration Manager integrates CA Agile Central (RALLY) and HP ALM/QC

OpsHub Integration Manager integrates RALLY and HP ALM/QC in abidirectional manner. It ensures that all historical and current data isavailable to each user, in that user’s preferred system, with full context, inreal-time. All ‘requirements’ from RALLY automatically synchronize to HPALM/QC where they are broken down to ‘stories’. The completion of thestory and the status of test results against it automatically synchronizes toRALLY.

Popularly synchronized entities

CA Agile Central HPQC Entities Mapping

Use Case: CA Agile Central (Rally) Integration with HP ALM/QC

Problem statement: The development team creates sprints, and requirements in RALLY – which is the development system and replicate the same in HPQC – which is used by the QA team. The defects are created in HPQC and then replicated in RALLY. Manual replication of data takes a lot of time and effort.

Solution: When RALLY and HPQC are integrated, there will not be any duplication of efforts and the data between both the systems will synchronize in real time.

  1. The development team, then, creates ‘sprint’ in RALLY with basic attributes, which synchronizes to HPQC as a ‘cycle’.
  2. The development team then creates ‘User Story’ in the already created sprint in RALLY. The ‘requirements’ sync to HPQC with traceability of cycle and release.
  3. The developer then works on the ‘User Story’ and updates the status of the ‘User Story’ to ‘Completed’ in RALLY, which again synchronizes to status of the ‘requirement’ in HPQC.
  4. The QA team, then runs a quality test and finds a ‘defect’. They log the defect in HPQC, which synchronizes to the ‘User Story’ in RALLY.
CA Agile Central integration with HPQC

Benefits of integration for CA Agile Central and HP ALM/QC users

CA Agile Central 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
  • Seamless coordination on iteration start and end date

HP ALM/QC users

  • Real-time updates on the story and associated changes/enhancements
  • Access to the business requirements, development status, and associated updates from within HP ALM/QC
  • Seamless coordination on iteration start and end date