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Kovair ALM Studio Overview


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Kovair ALM Studio is the web-based, feature-rich and highly configurable ALM platform that enables geographically diverse teams perform all steps of SDLC (Requirements Management, Test Management to Release Management and the processes in between) and beyond with work flow automation for all ALM functions.

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Kovair ALM Studio Overview

  1. 1. Kovair ALM Studio –– WWiitthh IInntteeggrraattiioonnss KKoovvaaiirr mmaarrkkeettiinngg ssaalleess@@kkoovvaaiirr..ccoomm wwwwww..kkoovvaaiirr..ccoomm Kovair Software Copyright © 2000-2014
  2. 2. Kovair Integrated ALM – One Unified Integrated Solution • All-in-one solution with intuitive design reduces support burden and TCO  ALM Studio – Waterfall, Agile or Hybrid • Managing Requirements, Tests, Issues, Risks, Document, Release, Projects • Product Backlogs, Sprints, Tests, Issues, Documents, Releases, Projects  ITSM Studio (ITIL V3) – Helpdesk, Incident, Problem, Change, Knowledgebase • Has Industry Leading Omniprocess Task Based Process Engine  Allows configuring your working process instead of imposing any in-built configuration  Eliminates manual handoff with combination of task and notification  Support for Cross tool processes • Powered by Omnibus Integration Technology  Built on SOA based ESB Architecture  Integrates best-of-breed, open source, legacy and homegrown tools • Allows users to do mouse click configuration  No coding required – just drag and drop configurations • Ensures end to end coverage enabling standard compliance • Allows to view real-time status increasing transparency and release predictability • Allows to break the barriers and work in a collaborative manner • Highly Scalable for number of users and number of projects Kovair Software Copyright © 2000-2014 2
  3. 3. Kovair Architecture Kovair Software Copyright © 2000-2014
  4. 4. Kovair Integrated ALM - What does it offer?  Requirements Management  Provides multiple mechanisms to gather Requirements  Direct Entry  Email  Via Integration with other tools  From corporate website  Import from Word or Excel  Facilitates collaborative review of requirements  Allows reusing of Requirements and its related artifacts without copy/paste  Provides in-built modeling capability  Supports Bi-Directional Traceability with Proactive and Reactive Impact Analysis  Enables users to generate custom template based document generation for compliance  Support for versioning – Creation, Viewing Differences, Merging • Provides Excel like batch update facility  Allows users to know the Who, When and What of changes  Supports Baseline • Formatted output to Word, Excel, PDF Kovair Software Copyright © 2000-2014
  5. 5. Kovair Integrated ALM - What does it offer? • Development Management  Provides Bi-directional integration with Eclipse, RAD, VSTS Developer  Provides Plug-ins for Eclipse, RAD, VSTS to view artifacts in other tools  Allows to establish traceability with other artifacts  Facilitates sending of notifications on pending items  Enables creation of cross tool relationships from the IDE • Test Management  Allows creation of Test Cases traceable to requirements in the system  Imports Test Cases from Excel  Facilitates Test Cases approval in collaborative manner  Supports reusing a Test Case as part of another Test Case  Allows managing both manual and automated tests  Manages multiple versions of test runs for each Test Case and test script  Automates test scheduling and running Test Cases in batches  Automates defect capturing from failed Test Cases into Kovair or other repository  Seamless bi-directional integration with HP QC, QTP, RQM, RFT, MTM, Selenium, & Test Link  Reflects results of automated scripts executed in tools like QTP & Selenium  Provides Real time reports and dashboards reflecting status of test cases  Provides traceability with other artifacts of ALM Kovair Software Copyright © 2000-2014 5
  6. 6. Kovair Integrated ALM - What does it offer? • Issue/Defect Management  Allows real-time defect monitoring thus increasing transparency and predictability on quality  Provides multiple Input Methods to Capture Issues  Allows to establish traceability with other artifacts  Enable users to prioritize defects for resolution  Allows escalation based on the age of defects  Allows automatic creation of defects from failed test cases  Provides Bi-directional integration with JIRA, Bugzilla, TFS, RTC, Clearquest • Project Management  Provides ability to schedule resources as per work load  Facilitates a full blown scheduler for project planning  Allows users to generate Earned Value Management metrics  Enables real-time monitoring of planned vs actual data  Provides Integration with MS-Project and Outlook  Enables users to view the project calendar and track the progress Kovair Software Copyright © 2000-2014
  7. 7. Kovair Integrated ALM - What does it offer? • Task Management  Gives upfront visibility to the users on their pending tasks  Provides capability of entering timesheet against task  Allows users to create Queued task or individual task based on business scenario  Provides the capability of rolling timesheet level data up to project level • Risk Management  Allows to monitor real-time status and measurement of Risk  Provides the capability to establish traceability with other artifacts  Project level visibility of risk importance, type and status • Release Management  Gives capability of managing different types of releases  Provides the capacity of configuring and controlling the entire release workflow  Enables users to monitor the progress of the release on a real-time basis • Document Management  Gives the capability of arranging documents in Windows like folder structure  Provides the provision for folder level permission based on user or roles Kovair Software Copyright © 2000-2014
  8. 8. Kovair Omnibus Integration – What does it offer? • SOA based ESB architecture • Ability to perform real-time bi-directional flow between tools • Supports linking and synching of artifacts between tools • Supports federation and synchronization of data • Allows transformation of data when they are flowing between tools • Ability to call external web services • Supports centralized process, traceability, analytics, and reports • Supports conflict management • Ability to define cross tool relations through plug-ins Kovair Software Copyright © 2000-2014 8
  9. 9. Omnibus Integration Bus – Off the shelf Integrations 9 Kovair Software Copyright © 2000-2014
  10. 10. Demo Flow Kovair Software Copyright © 2000-2014 10 a) Gathering requirements b) Maintaining Repository c) Modeling d) Review Requirements e) Traceability f) Change History g) Versioning h) Re-Use i) Baseline Requirements Management 3 Development Management a) Integration with Eclipse, SVN 4 Test Management Integration with QC a) Test Case creation and association with Requirements b) Execution of Test cases 5 Change Management a) Change Request and Impacts handling 6 End to end traceability 8 Reports 9 Configurability 10 Dashboard for management visibility 1 a)Scheduler b)Resource Availability c)Resource Workload d)Project Calendar e)Integration with MSP Project Management 2 Defect Management a) Automatic Creation of defect from failed test cases b) Assigning defects to release or requirements 7
  11. 11. Product Demo Kovair Software Copyright © 2000-2014 11