Reporting in ALM Octane

As you work, you may want to prepare reports using ALM Octane data. These reports enable different people to view relevant information and perform analysis.

Create dashboard views

In the ALM Octane dashboard you add widgets to perform release and product quality analysis. Configure the necessary graphs and layout. Then, save the configuration as a private or public favorite.

For details on using the Dashboard, see Use the ALM Octane Dashboard. For details on using favorites, see Favorites.

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Export information to Excel

You can export items and test steps to Excel.

Export items

  1. In the relevant ALM Octane module, create filters to display the relevant items. For details on filtering, see Filter.

  2. In the toolbar, click the Export to Excel button .

    For summary Dashboard graphs, click the menu button and select Export report to view the items highlighted in the graph.

Export test steps

Export manual and Gherkin test steps to Excel. Each test is displayed in a separate tab in the file.

Note: You cannot import test runs back into ALM Octane.

  1. Open the Tests tab from the Quality, Backlog, or Team Backlog modules.

  2. Select the tests that you want to export, and then click the Export test steps to Excel button.

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Get items using the REST API

Use the ALM Octane REST API to retrieve information about ALM Octane entities, such as backlog items, tests, test suites, and so on.

For details, see Overview for developers.

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