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VersionOne Lifecycle vs CA Agile Central (formerly Rally)
Our mission is to help teams envision and deliver great software.
VersionOne is a recognized leader and visionary in Agile ALM and DevOps. Today more than 1,000 companies, including 33 of the Fortune 100, use our enterprise-class solutions to help scale their agile and DevOps initiatives faster, easier and smarter.
Top 5 Reasons to Choose VersionOne
Deciding on the best agile tool can be a frustrating task. There are many team-level tools and point solutions that provide specific capabilities across the software lifecycle. As opposed to a fragmented approach to scaling agility, VersionOne delivers an easy to use, all-in-one agile planning and management platform that scales across your entire enterprise.
Agile Your Way
Give teams the flexibility they need to do agile their own unique way. Support for multiple methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, XP, etc.), configurable terminology, unique team-level workflows, custom TeamRooms, and PlanningRooms. Also included are powerful reporting and analytics providing organizations a common framework to scale, but enough flexibility to empower all teams to succeed independently.
Easy to Adopt and Use
Designed with the sole purpose of making agile easier, our modern user interface is proven to dramatically accelerate user adoption. Process-based navigation makes following agile planning processes straightforward. Communities of practices help teams scale their practices with ease. And dedicated environments for both development teams (TeamRooms) and management teams (PlanningRooms) makes VersionOne easily accessible to all stakeholders.
Comprehensive Analytics & Reporting
More than 70 reports, analytics, and dashboard panels provide unparalleled insight into plans and progress across your portfolio. From team burndowns, burnups, and cumulative flow, to executive dashboards, forecasts, and performance scorecards, VersionOne provides visibility at every level or your organization. And when that it not enough, our point-and-click custom report designer ensures easy access to decision-making data you need.
Support for SAFe®
A hallmark for VersionOne is our extensive support for the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe). Everything you need is built directly into VersionOne – strategic themes, budgets, product roadmaps, WSJF prioritization, PI planning, program and value stream boards, program predictability reporting, and SAFe metrics. In addition, tight integration with VersionOne’s DevOps solution, Continuum, provides maximum visibility across your entire value stream.
Unify agile and DevOps with our integrated continuous delivery solution, VersionOne Continuum. Continuum is designed from the ground up to integrate with existing tools such as GIT, Jenkins, and AWS to accelerate delivery. By connecting fragmented DevOps tooling, processes and data into a single, centralized platform, teams have real-time insight they need to improve delivery velocity, identify and eliminate bottlenecks, and lower deployment costs.
Why VersionOne is better
than CA Agile Central
|Enterprise Scalability & Flexibility|
|Cross-Project and Multi-Project Teams|
|Enterprise-wide Rollup Reporting across Workspaces|
|Dynamically-defined Programs and Product Suites|
|Configurable Workflows and Terminology|
|Team/Program/Portfolio/Enterprise-level Dashboards and Scorecards|
|Advanced Analytics (Bubble Charts, Dependency Diagrams, Heatmaps…)|
|Predictive Forecasting (Monte Carlo Simulation, etc.)|
|Drag-and-drop Custom Report Builder|
|Strategic Alignment and SAFe Support|
|Budgeting & Allocations|
|Program and Value Stream Boards|
|Team- and Program-level Objectives|
|Agile Process-Based Navigation Menu|
|Configurable TeamRooms and PlanningRooms|
|Iterative/Scrum and Kanban Support|
|Timesheet Entry and Approval|
|Collaboration & Community|
|Communities of Practice|
|Integrated “Conversations” Platform|
|Class of Service Swimlanes|
|Multi-column WIP Limits|
|Time in Status Reporting|
|Column-level Aging & Thresholds|
|Release/Value Stream Automation and Orchestration|
|Real-time Compliance and Audit Traceability|
|Delivery Process Visibility|