Knepiga CMS-termer #3: Rally


Rally är en populär mjukvara för att delta i och hantera projekt styrda med agila metoder. Produkten finns för hela Lifecycle Management Solution kedjan. Det vill säga:

Product Overview
Program Management
Project Management
Requirements Management
Test Management
Defect Management
Product Management
Community Management


Det finns även tillägg för t ex ramverket Eclipse som kan kopplas på  en Rallyinstallation.

Här är för övrigt en jämförelse mellan Rally och konkurrerande mjukvaran ScrumWorks Pro:

Detailed Feature Comparison

Feature

Rally

ScrumWorks Pro

Desktop (Fat) Client

No

Yes

Web (Thin) Client

Yes

Yes – Not all desktop features are available on the web client

Local Database

No – hosted by a 3rd party

Yes – Built into the default installation

Impediments Log

No

Yes – Tracks dates, resolution, and responsibility

Records blocking issues

Yes

Yes

Burn Down Charts

Yes – Sprint Burndown/Cumulative flow, Release burndown/cumulative flow, Bug & Test Tracking

Yes – Mike Cohn style ‘enhanced burndown’, Sprint & Release burndown

Customized Reports

No

Yes – Customizable report builder GUI

ROI and EVA

No

Yes

Time Tracking

Yes – optional

Yes – optional, but supported with custom reports

Supported Object Types

Release, Sprint, Story, Task, Test, Program, Defect, Defect Suite

Release, Sprint, Story, Task, Theme, Program

Supported Methodologies

RUP, Scrum, XP

Scrum, XP

Drag n’ Drop UI

Limited to certain screens

Used almost universally

Hierarchical Relationships

Yes

No – Uses themes instead

Built in collaboration features

Yes – Wiki & IM integration

No

Test management

Yes

No

Defect management

Yes

No

Program Management Features

Release Status – not really configurable

Release Status + configurable feature sets, Good cross product functionality

Sprint Task Tracking

Yes

Yes – nice web based task board UI

Assign Business Value

No

Yes

Product and Role based permissions

Yes

Yes

LDAP Integration

No

Yes

Import/Export

Yes – Excel, XML

Yes – Excel

Supports Use Cases/Non-functional requirements

Yes

No

Notifications

Yes – RSS, email

No

Detailed Change History

Yes

No – very superficial

Product Integration

Eclipse, Mercury, Salesforce, Bugzilla

Bugzilla, JIRA

Pricing

$65/person/month

$249/person/year ($21/month)

Admin functions

User accounts, Roles, Custom features, Workspace management

User accounts, Roles

Hardware Requirements

None – externally hosted

Server must be allocated for clients & web app to connect with

Frequency of Updates

Quarterly

Quarterly

Built-in Support for pairing time management

No

Yes – There are “Team hours” and “individual hours”

Usability for teams

OK, some complain of delays and there are complaints about charts

Good, The thick client offers more natural DnD style of interface – good web interface for task board – natural for teams to adopt

Multiple Teams/Common Backlog

Possible, but awkward

Pretty well thought out

Support

Online, Forums, Coaching, Training

Online, Forums

Integration Technical Options

REST, SOAP, Others

SOAP

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