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"The initial setup of this solution was straightforward, and there were not too many problems with it.""You can see the work ticket and you can circulate that within the teams. You can define your flows, customize according to your needs, and you can create dashboards and create the reports according to your needs.""We had a nice experience with technical support.""It meets with everybody's needs without having to grab plugins."

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"Having that view into features and roadmap from product to delivery teams, and where they are going, then execute on.""Its ability to scale.""Tech support is very responsive, helpful, and available.""It helps with getting the alignment between strategy and execution for the product teams, all the way down to the delivery teams.""I was able to create epics for our budgeting concerns and it helped me link everything together.""Reporting is much easier and faster than Micro Focus ALM, with CA AC built on web services... Also, the data is more granular when it comes to tasks, iterations, sprints, and releases."

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"The interface for this solution needs to be made more user-friendly to provide a better user experience.""The most important thing for them to improve should be platform-independent features. They should also provide extensive pipelines and release pipelines that we can define and we can work on.""The ease-of-use could be improved a little.""Technical support needs some improvement."

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"A lot of the features that we would be looking to add, I am learning may not be within Agile Central, but part of another CA tool set.""I think there is a missing link with the development activity. Some developers are pushing in new versions of the code, but you cannot make the link from the user story to a specific application version.""One problem I see is that if there is a dependent user story - for example, if my team is working on one thing and there is a dependent user story from another team - we can have a dependency created but we don't know if there is a change of status from the other team. That is something which is very important for Agile Central to look into so that if the other team makes any changes we will be notified as well."

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"The license model is okay for large companies but would be quite expensive for smaller enterprises.""If the pricing would come down and it was more affordable then we wouldn't have to switch."

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"It is expensive and may not be worthwhile for a small company."

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Also Known As
CA Agile Central, Rally Enterprise, CA Agile Training, CA Agile Coaching, CA Agile Academy, CA Agile Management , CA ALM

The world’s first 100% browser-based ALM enterprise solution, which enables seamless collaboration across disparate teams, multi-directionally linked work items, full traceability, accelerated productivity and automated proof of compliance.

With Rally Software, you can plan, prioritize, manage, track, and continuously improve your work so that you can deliver the value that your customers need with speed, quality, and efficiency. Our enterprise-class Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) SaaS platform provides visibility into progress, roadblocks, and dependencies across multiple teams, projects, and programs. This allows you to align to your strategic goals and create better business results, and to do it all in a single system of record.

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Sample Customers
Engineering Ingegneria Informatica, IBS AG, Zumtobel GroupPhysicians Mutual, Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare, Editora Abril, Tata Communications, Level 3 Communications, Seagate, TomTom, Philips, Hiscox, Physicians Mutual, MYOB
Top Industries
Computer Software Company27%
Manufacturing Company22%
Comms Service Provider19%
Construction Company6%
Financial Services Firm21%
Healthcare Company16%
Comms Service Provider15%
Transportation Company10%
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider10%
Insurance Company7%
Media Company6%
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Small Business9%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise81%
Find out what your peers are saying about Polarion ALM vs. Rally Software and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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Polarion ALM is ranked 13th in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 4 reviews while Rally Software is ranked 8th in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 3 reviews. Polarion ALM is rated 6.8, while Rally Software is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Polarion ALM writes "The amount of document control, combined with review and release probabilities and signatures is really useful". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Rally Software writes "Built on web services which can be used to pull reports and metrics without SQL queries". Polarion ALM is most compared with Jira, PTC Integrity, codeBeamer ALM, TFS and Atlassian ALM, whereas Rally Software is most compared with Jira, Microsoft Azure DevOps, TFS, VersionOne and PTC Integrity. See our Polarion ALM vs. Rally Software report.
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