16 Ratings
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Score 9 out of 100
104 Ratings
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Score 7.6 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Craft is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

9.4

Craft

94%
6 Ratings
7.1

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

71%
17 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Craft

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

90%
4 Ratings

Usability

Craft

N/A
0 Ratings
7.6

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

76%
5 Ratings

Availability

Craft

N/A
0 Ratings
10.0

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

100%
2 Ratings

Performance

Craft

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

70%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

9.4

Craft

94%
3 Ratings
5.9

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

59%
8 Ratings

Online Training

Craft

N/A
0 Ratings
7.0

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

70%
1 Rating

Implementation Rating

Craft

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

80%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Craft

Craft is really well suited for any size design team - I have used it within a team of 3, and within a team of 30.It helps with collaboration within the team, and between external teams through 'sync' with Invision.It increases efficiency of using Sketch with things like 'data', 'duplicate', and 'stock'. These tools not only make designing faster, but also more realistic, allowing us to 'test' our designs sooner.
Evan Jaffe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

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

Craft

  • Craft is built to digital products developers, so its workflow is great.
  • It has a very nice interface and is a beautiful tool.
Raphael Sanguinete | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

  • 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

Craft

  • Text formatting is sometimes difficult and can break your flow of writing.
  • The button for creating another level is exceptionally hard to see and poorly placed.
  • Copying rich text out of the app pastes it with an odd styling.
Ben Lachman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

  • 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

Craft

General

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

Starting Price

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

General

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

Starting Price

Likelihood to Renew

Craft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central) 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

Craft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central) 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

Craft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central) 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Don’t recall ever being unavailable.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Craft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central) 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

Craft

Craft 9.4
Based on 3 answers
Responsive chat with founders to answer any questions you have.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central) 5.9
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

Craft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central) 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

Craft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central) 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

Craft

Craft was originally developed in response to ExpressionEngine's shortcomings. While ExpressionEngine has caught up in some regards, it still looks and feels a bit unpolished by comparison. Additionally, ExpressionEngine's vendor has never gotten UI right - not on their website, nor in their CMS. Craft remains easier to use, more polished and provides a wider feature set in its base install (without needing plugins).As for WordPress - while I recognize its massive popularity, I find its reliance on themes, third-party plugins, along with security shortcomings, make it a poor fit for the larger custom projects we build. On the other hand, if you want to throw up a passable website in a day, you can't beat WordPress.
Ben Seigel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

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

Craft

  • More accurate mockups for clients that take less time than without using Craft.
  • Increased collaboration within and between teams by providing more immediate insight into active design work.
  • More enjoyable experiences while designing, because the tool set opens up new work flows that do not existing natively in any design software.
Evan Jaffe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Rally Software (formerly CA Agile Central)

  • 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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