ValueEdge is Micro Focus’ end-to-end cloud-based value stream management platform. ALM Octane is a keystone of the ValueEdge solution.
Micro Focus ValueEdge delivers end-to-end value stream management by providing a modular, cloud-based platform that powers the entire software product lifecycle, from strategy to delivery.
This AI-powered platform works with existing commercial and open-source software development tools. With ValueEdge, you can improve production efficiency, mitigate risks and maximize ROI across your organization.
The flexible design lets you choose a single ValueEdge module or the entire platform that can be customized to meet your organization’s unique needs.
For details, see Micro Focus ValueEdge Platform.
ValueEdge subscriptions and functionalities
Existing ALM Octane Enterprise on SaaS customers are now part of the ValueEdge platform and are eligible for ValueEdge Quality and ValueEdge Insights, which provide all the capabilities that were included in ALM Octane Enterprise on SaaS. In addition, you now benefit from new AI-driven and value stream management capabilities as they become available.
Details of the functionality provided with each of the ValueEdge modules are listed in the table below.
|Functionality||ValueEdge Quality||ValueEdge Insights*||ValueEdge Agile Developer|
|Dashboard and Delivery Insights|
|Public dashboard sharing|
|Business Metrics / VSM|
|AI Based Delivery Management|
|Automation ROI metrics|
|Cycle Time Insights|
|Risky Code Commits Analytics|
|Risk Based Testing|
|Backlog (epics and backlog management, cross-release planning)|
|Development Center (Commits, Pull Requests, Branches)|
|Security integration - Fortify Suite|
|Pipelines with build and Test Automation analytics|
|Synchronization using Micro Focus Connect|
|On-Demand Automated test execution (with UFT One integration) and test suites|
|Model Based Testing**|
|Release planning, shared releases and calendars|
|Release processes management|
|Shared workspaces customization|
|Shared application modules|
|Entity migration between workspaces|
|Data access control|
|Workspace SAFe program|
|Entity label customization|
|Available License Types||Named or Concurrent||Named or Concurrent||Named only|
* On new subscriptions, and for a limited promotion period, ValueEdge Insights features will be provided as part of ValueEdge Quality.
** For a limited promotion period, Model Based Testing is offered as part of ValueEdge Quality. To activate the promotion, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact your Micro Focus Account Representative.
The ValueEdge Release license includes functionality from the ALM Octane release management and release process modules.
The Release module allows you to control release and other processes, define quality gates, and create automatic actions that run external tools and jobs on demand.
For more details, see Release processes.
Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about Micro Focus ValueEdge:
Q: How do you access the ValueEdge platform?
A: Click on the Home page button in the top left corner of your application. Then you can navigate the menu for the entire ValueEdge platform.
Q: From the ValueEdge platform homepage, how can you access the modules you're working with?
A: Navigate through the ValueEdge modules – Insights and Analysis, Portfolio and Strategy, Agile Delivery, Quality Management, Release Process, or My Work to get to your work area.
Q: Is there an additional cost for the new modules within the ValueEdge platform?
A: No, the new modules within the ValueEdge platform are available at no additional cost during the term of your current contract.
Q: Will you lose any functionality?
A: No, ValueEdge Agile, ValueEdge Quality, and ValueEdge Insights provide you with all the capabilities that you previously had in ALM Octane Enterprise on SaaS. In addition, you now benefit from new AI-driven and value stream management capabilities as they become available.
Q: What happens to your data and configuration?
A: All data and configurations you’ve made to ALM Octane Enterprise on SaaS will remain the same. No action is needed on your side.
Q: What is Micro Focus Model-Based Testing?
A: The Micro Focus Model-Based Testing service is a new governance and management platform for functional testing. It includes Micro Focus’ new AI Codeless Testing, an AI/Object Recognition and NLP (Natural Language Processing) testing tool. Learn more about Micro Focus Model-Based Testing at the Model-Based Testing Help Center.