Application Lifecycle Management 12.5

Application Lifecycle Management 12.5

Micro Focus ALM01IT

USD 749.00
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Participants in this self-paced training will understand the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) application and be introduced to the new ALM Octane Web client. Students learn how to manage quality assurance (QA) information throughout the development cycle, including hands on simulations on constructing requirements, designing and executing tests, and monitoring defects.

Who should attend

Quality assurance engineers, QA testers, project managers, ALM Administrators, QA Leads, and other ALM users responsible for managing projects.

Course Prerequisites

To be successful in this course, you should have a working knowledge of: Windows, websites and browsers, and testing concepts

What you will learn

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe ALM 12.5 and its new features
  • Describe the new ALM Octane Web client
  • Manage software releases and define requirements
  • Develop test plans and execute tests
  • Log and track defects
  • Use Project Management tools, such as version control, libraries, and baselines
  • Create reports, log and track defects

What’s included

Module 1: Introduction

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • ALM Overview
  • ALM Benefits
  • ALM Roadmap
  • ALM Hierarchy
  • ALM 12.0 Features
  • ALM 12.5 New Features
  • ALM 12.5 Editions
  • ALM 12.5 Usage Models
  • Cross-Project Sharing and Reporting
  • ALM 12.5 Environment
  • The ALM Interface
  • Navigate the ALM User Interface
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 2: First Look at ALM Octane

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Service Delivery Models Change as IT Becomes the Business
  • ALM Octane is the Next Generation ALM Web Client
  • HPE ALM v12.53
  • The ALM Octane Release Plan
  • The ALM Octane Solution
  • The ALM Octane Lifecycle
  • The ALM Octane New Interface*
  • Add a New Standard Manual Test*
  • Customize ALM Octane*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 3: Working with Releases

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Relationship Between Releases and Cycles
  • Create a New Release*
  • Define Cycles*
  • Assign Requirements to Releases and Cycles*
  • Assign Test Sets to Releases and Cycles*
  • Add Attachments*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 4: Work with Requirements and Analyze Risk

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Requirement Types
  • Specifying Requirements
  • Create a Requirements Tree*
  • Assign Requirements to a Release and Cycle*
  • Add Traceability Links*
  • Using Traceability*
  • Use the Traceability Matrix*
  • Using Risk-Based Testing*
  • Perform a Risk Analysis*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 5: Requirements Coverage

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Requirement and Test Coverage
  • Create a Test Coverage Link in the Requirements Module*
  • Create Requirement Coverage in the Test Plan Module*
  • Create Requirement Coverage Using Test Configurations*
  • Analyze Cycle Progress*
  • Track Cycle Progress with the Test Set Folders*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 6: Test Planning

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • ALM Roadmap
  • Convert Requirements to Tests*
  • Create a Test Plan Tree Manually*
  • Add a Design Step*
  • Edit a Design Step*
  • Create a Test Configuration*
  • Call a Test*
  • Generate Automated Test Scripts*
  • Define Test Resources*
  • Link Tests to a Requirement*
  • Generate a Live Analysis Graph*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 7: Lab Management

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Lab Management Concepts
  • Verify ALM and Lab Management Service Agents*
  • Launch ALM Lab Management*
  • Review Existing Hosts*
  • Build a VAPI Test Set*
  • Build and Run a VAPI Default Test Set*
  • Run a Functional Test Set Using Timeslots*
  • Create a New Host*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 8: Test Execution

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • ALM Roadmap
  • Create a Test Set Folder*
  • Assign Test Set Folders to Cycles*
  • Create a Test Set*
  • Define Test Execution Flow*
  • Test Conditions and Dependencies*
  • Run Test Manually*
  • Set Test Set Notifications*
  • Run Test Automatically*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 9: Build Verification

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • The Build Verification User Interface
  • Creating a Build Verification Suite*
  • Adding Functional Test Sets to the Suite*
  • Adding a Performance Test to the Suite*
  • Running the Build Verification Suite*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 10:Test Runs

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Viewing Test Runs
  • Test Runs User Interface
  • View Results for a Test Instance Run*
  • Viewing Results for a Functional Test Set Run*
  • Viewing Results for a Build Verification Suite Run*
  • Managing Linked Defects*
  • Purging Test Runs*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 11: HP Sprinter

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • HP Sprinter
  • Use Plan Mode*
  • Add Parameters Using Plan Mode*
  • Call a Test*
  • Add an Application in Power Mode*
  • Capture Test Steps*
  • Run a Test*
  • Generate a Test*
  • Scan for Defects*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 12: Defect Tracking

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Use the Defects Module*
  • Defect-Requirement Relationship*
  • Defect-Test Relationship*
  • Log a Defect*
  • Link Defects to Tests*
  • Link Defects to Requirements*
  • Update a Defect*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 13: Reporting and Analysis

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • ALM Roadmap
  • Predefined Reports and Graphs
  • Adding Sub-Reports*
  • Generate Graphs*
  • Create a Project Report*
  • Create Dashboard Folders and Pages*
  • Configure the Dashboard*
  • View a Dashboard Page*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 14: Cross-Project Reporting

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • What Is Cross-Project Reporting?
  • Types of Cross-Project Graphs
  • Create a Cross-Project Graph*
  • Exclude a Hub Project*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 15: Business Views

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Business View Details
  • Benefit of Business Views
  • Building a Graph with Business Views
  • Review Out-of-the-Box Business Views
  • Access Business Views in Project Customization*
  • Explore Business Views*
  • Duplicate and Modify a Business View*
  • Create a New Business View with DQL Functions*
  • Create a Graph Using a Business View*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 16: Cross Project Business View Excel Reports

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Business View Details
  • Generate a Business View Excel Report*
  • The HP ALM Tab - Microsoft Excel*
  • The Worksheet Configuration Pane*
  • The Edit Query Dialog Box*
  • The Select Projects Dialog Box*
  • The Business View Options Dialog Box*
  • The Save Business View Excel Report Dialog Box*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 17: Project Planning and Tracking

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • What is Project Planning and Tracking?
  • Workflow
  • Terminology
  • Define Scope Items*
  • Define and Configure Milestones*
  • Assign KPIs*
  • Configure KPIs*
  • Define a New KPI*
  • Calculate KPIs*
  • View the Scorecard*
  • View the Master Plan*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 18: HP Application Lifecycle Intelligence (ALI)

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • HP Application Lifecycle Intelligence
  • Set Up ALI*
  • SCM System Integration*
  • Build System Integration*
  • Integrate ALI Within the Jenkins Build System*
  • Monitor SCM Changes and Traceability*
  • Monitor Development Activity*
  • Build-Test Traceability*
  • Monitor Build Activity*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 19: Export from Excel

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Guidelines for Formatting Excel Files for Export
  • Exporting Data to ALM
  • Create a Worksheet for Export to ALM*
  • Export Worksheet Design Steps to ALM*
  • Export Requirements Data from Excel to ALM*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 20: Version Control

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Check Entities Out and In*
  • View Version History*
  • Compare Versions*
  • Promote an Older Version*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 21: Asset Sharing (Libraries)

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Asset Library
  • Use Case
  • Import a Library*
  • Working in Parallel
  • Compare Projects*
  • Synchronize Libraries*
  • Pin a Test to a Baseline*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 22: Business Models

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Business Process Model Overview
  • Capture Business Process Diagrams
  • Business Models Module*
  • BPM Capability
  • Import Business Process Models*
  • Identify Model Paths and Representative Requirements*
  • Link Requirements and Tests*
  • Analyze Quality*
  • Generate Reports*
  • Version at the Model Level
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 23: Mobile Access to References

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Accessing Reference Information on a Mobile Device
  • Summary

Module 24: Cross-Project Customization

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Center of Excellence (COE)
  • About Templates
  • Policy Enforcement User Roles
  • Customize Projects
  • Create a Template Project*
  • Link a Template to a Project*
  • Customize the Template*
  • Apply Cross-Project Customization*
  • Run Customization Reports*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Module 25: Cross-Project Defect Sharing

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Cross-Project Defect Sharing
  • Sharing Components-Using ALM Synchronizer
  • Hub Project
  • Defect Sharing Workflow
  • The Star Topology
  • Create User-Defined Fields*
  • ALM Synchronizer*
  • Create Filters for Defect Sharing*
  • Use a Global ID for Shared Defects*
  • Status Field Synchronization*
  • Shared Fields Synchronization
  • Transition Defect Responsibility*
  • Add New Projects to Defect Sharing*
  • Summary
  • Assessment

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Participants in this self-paced training will understand the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) application and be introduced to the new ALM Octane Web client. Students learn how to manage quality assurance (QA) information throughout the development cycle, including hands on simulations on constructing requirements, designing and executing tests, and monitoring defects.
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