Linking a PPM Task to an ALM Release

To link a PPM task to an ALM release,

  1. Log on to PPM.
  2. From the menu bar, select Search > Projects.

    The Search Projects page opens.

  3. Locate and open the desired project.
  4. On the Project Summary tab of the Project Overview page, click Edit Work Plan in the Work Plan portlet.

    The Work Plan for <Project_Name> page opens.

  5. Open the Task Details page for the desired task that you want to link to anALM release, and go to the Quality tab.

  6. Click Start Mapping.

    The Link to an ALM release section displays Step 1: General.

  7. From the Server drop-down list, select a target ALM server that you want to link to.
  8. Click Next.

    The mapping process move to Step 2: Authentication.

  9. In the Username and Password fields, enter the user name and password that you use to log on to the target server.

  10. Click Next.

    The mapping process moves to Step 3: Project Server and loads domain, project, and release information based on the account information you provided.

  11. Select a value from the drop-down list for each of the Domain, Project, and Release fields.

  12. Click Confirm.

    The mapping process moves to Step 4: Confirmation.

  13. Verify the information and click Done.

  14. The mapping is established and starts retrieving data from the linked ALM release.

    When the synchronization completes, the following graphs display on the Quality tab:

    • Priority Defects Trend
    • Open Defects Trend
    • Requirements Trend

    Note: The Scorecard Report is not yet available. For instructions about configuring the Scorecard Report, see Configuring Scorecard Report .

Configuring Scorecard Report

  1. Click Edit Link on the Quality tab of the Task Details page.
  2. Paste the URL to the field and click Save.

    The Quality tab page refreshes to retrieve scorecard information.

  3. Scroll down the view the scorecard report.

    An example of the scorecard report: