CA Agile Central Primary Use Case

Directordd4f
Director Delivery at a hospitality company with 10,001+ employees
Most of our development teams are Agile, meaning they do development in two-week sprints. So they use Agile Central for the input of all of their user stories, all of their test cases. We just recently moved to Planview Enterprise so that we can actually start doing dependency mapping across features. But it's mainly a way for all of the individual teams to define all our user stories and keep up with the overall tracking of how they're doing, sprint by sprint. View full review »
Robert Clee
Senior IT Manager at a insurance company with 201-500 employees
Primary use case is agile development and Mode 2 development. It has performed really well. We have taken some teams that were non-Agile and tried to do a combined approach. This eliminated some of the heavy documentation that we were used to with waterfall. We have been able to deliver our integration between CA and HPE ALM in a period of time that is about half of where we were before. View full review »
PratapMysore
Test Automation Architect at CenturyLink
It's mainly about test cases and automation of data. I, as a test automation architect, collect all that data and show the metrics. View full review »
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Dave Lash
PMO Manager at Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
Software development and infrastructure. View full review »
ProjectM9561
Project Manager
We use it to track all of our work. We also manage our portfolio in it. It works. It's a bit cumbersome to manage the Project Picker. As we sunset teams or projects close out - but we still have test cases tied to those teams or projects that are being used in other spaces - we have this monstrous list in the Project Picker that becomes really difficult to manage and find, and we can't clean that up ourselves. It would be nice if it was easier to do that and not lose your history. View full review »
SeniorAn49ab
Senior Analyst Developer at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We use it move projects through the software development lifecycle. It performs pretty well. It's nice that everybody throughout the whole process has access and is shown the relevant information to their part of the job, their part of the SDLC. View full review »
SeniorEn4b31
Senior Engineer Manager at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
We are promoting SAFe within our organization and we have a organization that actually follows the Scaled Agile Framework. We're using Agile Central right now to track our users' portfolio items, our product features, our product backlog, our iteration status, and to track metrics. That's what we're using it for right now. It's been pretty good. We've been using it for the last two and half years. We've tried a couple other products in the past, before we moved on to Rally CA or Agile Central 2. So it has really worked out very well. View full review »
QAM2190
Quality Assurance Manager at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Release planning, test case writing. It's performed plenty, I'm happy with the performance. View full review »
RayWatkins
IT Manager at DISH Network Corporation
Managing our development life cycle. In the ways in which we use it, it has been adequate. View full review »
Ricardo Pianta
Engineer Manager at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
I use Agile Center mostly to do two things: * To manage my requirements and I have hundreds of thousands of requirements. * My teams uses it for their daily agile management. They describe their user stories and track the progress of their projects. We are a former customer before it was acquired by CA. In that time, we were using just a fraction of what was there. This year, we started having more implementation and moving into the newest version. This has allowed us to use some of the high-end features like the label hierarchy, and it is good so far. View full review »
Kent Seaman
Director Of Tool Chain Automation at American Express
I have a couple of individuals on my team that help manage the utilization of CA Agile Central to make sure that we are being as mature as we possibly can for Agile practices. Performance has been good. It allows for a lot of customization, which has been very helpful, because we pull key metrics, report up to our unit CIO on certain areas. View full review »
Steven_Johnson
SCRUM Master at Transunion
As a Scrum Master, helping the product group define feature stories, and portfolio management, and helping manage the teams, their scrum backlogs, their performance, and velocity. It has performed well. View full review »
Shane Mckee
Director Of Enterprise Architecture at Best Western
Organizing all of our Agile work load, and projects that we have in the pipeline. It's been good. I don't know that it's best suited for Kanban which is the Agile style that we're using. It seems a little more focused on Scrum. So having some more Kanban methodology built into the product would be nice, but it does allow us to move our stories along the board, and have a good visualization of where everything is in process. View full review »
Bryan Nelson
Agile Coach at T-Mobile
CA Agile Central is used for the lifecycle of Initiatives, Features, and User Stories, Defects: from concept through delivery View full review »
SeniorCo9f76
Senior Consultant at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
We use Agile Central to record all our user stories, features, and then to track down the burndown, velocity, defects. View full review »
ManagerA7cc1
Manager Application Developer at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
Planning for the scrum team. It has performed excellently. View full review »
Nilesh Bhattacharya
Service Manager Build Automation at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
To manage our work in a common way. In terms of performance, we're just getting started on it. No issues so far. View full review »
Jason Jorgenson
Senior Developer Analyst at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
It helps us find our users stories and allows us to see what everyone on our team is working on, and if we have any blocks. It's performed pretty well. View full review »
AlexChernyak
CEO at ZAPTEST
The entire application lifecycle from user story to the quality assurance for the testing. It has performed great. It has a great set of features which address the whole process. View full review »
Frederic Ferrant
Scrum Master for a Big International Bank in Belgium at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
I was previously using it as a scrum monitor for the team. It helps with billing and the IT team used it, as well. I am very satisfied with this product. View full review »
Allen Ward
Team Leader with 201-500 employees
We run our team and enterprise with Agile Tool. At the team level we determined and managed capacity, created tasks, and assigned hours to the tasks. View full review »
Martin Quiroga
IT Consultancy Manager with 11-50 employees
Execution of software development. View full review »
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