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Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

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Score 7.5 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Azure DevOps Server is rated higher in 4 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Usability, Support Rating
  • Azure DevOps Server and Rally Software are tied in 1 area: Implementation Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.7

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

87%
49 Ratings
7.0

Rally Software

70%
17 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

10.0

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

100%
1 Rating
9.0

Rally Software

90%
4 Ratings

Usability

8.7

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

87%
3 Ratings
7.6

Rally Software

76%
5 Ratings

Availability

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

Rally Software

100%
2 Ratings

Performance

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0

Rally Software

70%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

8.5

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

85%
22 Ratings
5.8

Rally Software

58%
8 Ratings

Online Training

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0

Rally Software

70%
1 Rating

Implementation Rating

8.0

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

80%
2 Ratings
8.0

Rally Software

80%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

In our case it was best suited when we started working remotely, we were able to track everything in out projects easily, able to share our codes, give reviews for the codes and also create integration and deployment CI/CD plans for the release and testing.It helped our team members with the productivity, early prototyping and release. Create summarised reports of different aspect of our projects. Even in other scenarios it is one of the best tools to use for collaboration and project management. I haven't found any specific scenario where it is not appropriate
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software

Rally is well suited to help outline the specific tasks of a project, create timelines, indicate progress/status of tasks and provide views of team members' workloads. My team used it for our weekly stand up meetings in order to update one another on our progress, and our manager used it as a way to determine who had capacity for additional tasks. It facilitated our transition to a more agile work environment and we used it to implement 2 week "sprints".
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

  • Organizes tasks with space for all the added context one would need (requirements, design links, etc.)
  • Ability to capture a backlog of items to better visualize a roadmap to help with planning/prioritizing.
  • Streamlines the work being done across a large project team with various specialists.
  • Intuitive to use with minimal learning curve for those new to the tool.
Brianne Netel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software

  • There are dashboards that provide friendly and useful metrics at the team, program and portfolio levels which help get an easy and quick visual representation of what's going on.
  • Story management made easier, It offers a quick way of quickly entering a number of user stories without losing the overview, by just typing the title and selecting a few attributes directly in the overview screen.
  • Sprint management is seamless in CA Agile Central . It allows you to drag stories from the backlog to the sprints and back again. When a story is dragged into an sprint, it automatically checks the velocity for that sprint and indicates how many more story points can be chipped in. No more manual checking needed by scrum master with respect to allocation and team velocity.
  • Though CA Agile Central has many inbuilt apps, but it also has an App-SDK that allows you to build free app extensions using JavaScript and HTML. So, as per their needs, teams can customize & build various apps & dashboards.
  • Dashboard is an awesome feature which allows you to select and drag panels with all kinds of graphical information about the current sprints and releases.
  • It offers tremendous support for scaled Agile & almost all scaling frameworks are supported specifically tuned to SAFe .
  • CA Agile Central includes several applications but it also integrates well with Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, Eclipse, Subversion, IBM, HP, Salesforce.com and many other products to allow users to organize projects to their specifications. So you can still use Jira at a team level & CA Agile Central at the program & portfolio level for efficient tracking & management.
  • The custom tags are very helpful in segregating the user stories based on the project needs. Even though it's a very small feature, it is very effective ( you will realize why specifically if you are using Jira).
  • CA Central Agile enables agile delivery with ease and provides comprehensive features to track time-boxes, Work In Progress items of the forecast increments.
  • Backlog management is hassle free since you can either drag and drop your user stories to the desired position on the backlog, or change a setting and manually enter priorities as a number.
Sourav Singla ,Safe Agilist, CSP,  ICP-ACC, CSM, CSPO, SSM, LSSG | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

  • Can add more build templates for specific technology requirements
  • Can have more features in dashboards which can help dev teams stream line their tasks and priorities
  • Can have raise alarm feature in case of any sort of failure in devops pipeline execution
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software

  • User management is pretty basic and could be better. For example more filters and reports and more ability to do mass updates.
  • The report generator is very, very basic and is not WYSIWYG. It has limited filters to generate reports. Often a Scrum master will need to export data to Excel or a tool like Crystal Reports to get enhanced reporting capability.
Joseph Ruffolo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Rally Software

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Likelihood to Renew

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Because we are a Microsoft Gold Partner we utilize most of their software and we have so much invested in Team Foundation Server now it would take a catastrophic amount of time and resources to switch to a different product.
Bill Starling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software

Rally Software 9.0
Based on 4 answers
  • To keep connecting my people, platform, and process for faster, smarter, better results.
  • Making the right contribution to the community. Use Agile and Lean processes to manage the work of your team.
  • Once you have tasted the positive result with Rally Software, you don't want to give up and come back to the old school of development pain any more.
Henry PAN | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS) 8.7
Based on 3 answers
Azure DevOps Server or TFS is a complete suite in itself. From Developer's machine where the code is developed to the production environment where the code is meant to run it take care of complete flow within itself. It acts as a code repository you can check-in check-out codes using GIT interface. It also acts as a Build and Automation Test tool which can help you to judge sanctity of your code. It further acts as a release manager to deploy your application to the production environment. And all these steps can also be performed without any manual intervention with the option to have approval processes. Hence its a perfect blend of all set of tools and capabilities required to bring code to production.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software

Rally Software 7.6
Based on 5 answers
Great UI, recent refresh was terrific. Great graphs and metrics, inline editing for updates, and a multitude of views on sprint progress make for a great team collaboration experience. There is also an active community and forums so that if you do need help, it is readily available
Gary Allison | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Rally Software

Rally Software 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Don’t recall ever being unavailable.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Rally Software

Rally Software 7.0
Based on 2 answers
The screens render relatively quickly but many actions that you would expect to require a single click require multiple clicks and pop-up windows. The extra windows and clicks make the product feel ponderous.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS) 8.5
Based on 22 answers
I have not had to use the support for Azure DevOps Server. There have never been any issues where I was not able to figure it out or quickly resolve. Our Scrum Master has used support before though, and the service has always been prompt and clear with a customer-focus
Kellie Crawford | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software

Rally Software 5.8
Based on 8 answers
I've had to use support only one time and my issue was eventually resolved but not because of my ticket--because others complained about the functionality taken away so they brought it back. My ticket was never answered or addressed. So I can't really say much for the support factor for Rally.
Kathy Ding | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Rally Software

Rally Software 7.0
Based on 1 answer
It more or less confirmed that we are using it the way they had in mind. We were hoping for a epiphany in terms of how we could use it better.

They also want to be a go to source for agile processes and have an online resource center. It’s not that great but had a couple of nuggets. It hasn’t really helped us too much and we are not too far off from the classical interpretation of agile.

I would recommend training, in particular for organizations that multiple on-going projects. The product seems optimized for larger, more complex teams and getting proper training on how to configure, administer and use the system would be beneficial
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS) 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Do research beforehand and, if possible, do a trial run before implementing into production environment.
Bill Starling | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software

Rally Software 8.0
Based on 4 answers
Implementation of RALLY services and program satisfaction among various group,... 1) Dev Outcomes: How were our resiliencies, development, learning & practitioners “make them do the work,” but that they ask you to do it “in a way like before.2) The Ops group: Just wish to make sure any change won't break current production envirementsAll the stake holders has to be on the same page
Henry PAN | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

In my opinion, DevOps covers the development process end to end way better than Jira or GitHub. Both competitors are nice in their specific fields but DevOps provides a more comprehensive package in my opinion. It is still crazy to see that the whole suite can be used for free. The productivity increase we realized with DevOps is worth real money!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software

It was a close race between Jama, JIRA and Rally. We decided to go for Jama as a requirements management tool and use Rally for Agile projects. The cost was another factor that made us select Rally.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Azure DevOps Server (formerly TMS)

  • There has been a positive impact on our overall business objectives. We have saved a huge amount of time consolidating user stories and bugs into one central location.
  • The system has increased visibility into our processes which has additionally had a positive impact on our business objectives. It has increased confidence in the process and allowed us to have more flexibility around the project.
Michael Martinez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software

  • it helped organizing many of the processes management use to communicate tasks with engineers, and provided detailed charts on the speed/blockage during any iteration
  • with time Rally became the main tool we used to track and report tasks/defects in our projects, but frequent service outages made it very hard to continue consider as a reliable solution
  • too much features is good, but for engineers a few features (User Stories section, iterations, defects, and Kanban boards) are necessary and the rest is just noise
  • Kanban board support is lacking
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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