Release Management Portlets to Display KPIs

ALM provides several portlets that can be added to your PPM Dashboard to provide real-time views into several key performance indicators (KPIs).

  • ALM - Deployed Releases Portlet

    The ALM - Deployed Releases portlet is provided to users with the role of Release Manager. The portlet displays a list of recently deployed releases.

    Table 3-16 describes the filter fields for the portlet.

    Table 3-16. ALM - Deployed Releases portlet filter fields

    Field Name

    Description

    Child RFC Request Type

    Request types, at least one of which must be in the releases that are to be listed

    Status

    Status of the release

    Category

    Category of the release (Emergency, Major, or Minor)

    Type

    Type of release (Full, Delta, or Package Release)

    Request Type

    Request types to filter on

    Note: In order for the portlet to display data, RFCs need to be added as child or related references to the release request.

    Figure 3-24 shows an example ALM - Deployed Releases portlet.

    Figure 3-24. ALM - Deployed Releases portlet

    Note: This portlet is only available when you integrate PPM Center with Quality Center 10.00.

  • ALM - My Releases Portlet

    The ALM - My Releases portlet is provided to users with the role of Release Manager and other roles involved in the release management process. The portlet lists release requests that have been created by or assigned to the logged-on user.

    Table 3-17 describes the filter fields for the portlet.

    Table 3-17. ALM - My Releases portlet filter fields

    Field Name

    Description

    Request Type

    Request type to filter on

    Category

    Category of the release (Emergency, Major, or Minor)

    Figure 3-25 shows an example ALM - My Releases portlet.

    Figure 3-25. ALM - My Releases portlet

  • ALM - Open Releases Portlet

    The ALM - Open Releases portlet is provided to users with the role of Release Manager. The portlet lists releases that do not have the status of Closed.

    Table 3-18 describes the filter fields for the portlet.

    Table 3-18. ALM - Open Releases portlet filter fields

    Field Name

    Description

    Request Type

    Request type to filter on

    Assigned to

    User assigned to the release

    Category

    Category of the release (Emergency, Major, or Minor)

    Figure 3-26 shows an example ALM - Open Releases portlet.

    Figure 3-26. ALM - Open Releases portlet

  • ALM - Releases Portlet

    The ALM - Releases portlet displays a list of release requests. If PPM is integrated with Micro FocusRelease Control, the portlet provides a Click to View link in the View Impact column for each request to log in to Release Control, where various tabs provide information about the request.

    Table 3-19 describes the filter fields for the portlet.

    Table 3-19. ALM - Releases portlet filter fields

    Field Name

    Description

    Request Type

    Request type to filter on

    Status

    Status of the releases

    Figure 3-27 shows an example ALM - Releases portlet.

    Figure 3-27. ALM - Releases portlet

    For more information about tabs in Release Control, see Using the Integration of PPM with Release Control .

  • ALM - Releases By Category Portlet

    The ALM - Releases By Category portlet is provided to users with the role of Release Manager. The portlet displays a pie chart showing the percentage of releases in each category.

    The only filter field for the portlet, Request Type, is the request type to filter on.

    Figure 3-28 shows an example ALM - Releases By Category portlet.

    Figure 3-28. ALM - Releases By Category portlet

    Clicking the pie chart drills down to the ALM - Releases By List portlet.

  • ALM - Releases By Type Portlet

    The ALM - Releases By Type portlet is provided to users with the role of Release Manager. The portlet displays a pie chart showing the percentage of releases of each type.

    The only filter field for the portlet, Request Type, is the request type to filter on.

    Figure 3-29 shows an example ALM - Releases By Type portlet.

    Figure 3-29. ALM - Releases By Type portlet

    Clicking the pie chart drills down to the ALM - Releases By List portlet.

  • ALM - RFCs per Release Portlet

    The ALM - RFCs per Release portlet is provided to users with the role of Release Manager. The portlet displays a list of RFCs that constitute a release.

    Table 3-20 describes the filter fields for the portlet.

    Table 3-20. ALM - RFCs per Release portlet filter fields

    Field Name

    Description

    Release Request

    Number of the release request

    Request Type

    Request types to filter on

    Status

    Status of the release

    Priority

    Priority of the release

    Figure 3-30 shows an example ALM - RFCs per Release portlet.

    Figure 3-30. ALM - RFCs per Release portlet

For information about adding portlets to your PPM Dashboard, see the Getting Started guide.