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Decision Kit

Decision Kit

Confluence is a collaboration wiki tool used to help teams to collaborate and share knowledge efficiently. With Confluence, teams capture project requirements, assign tasks to specific users, and manage several calendars at once with the help of Team Calendars add-on.

Feature Comparison
FEATURES

Issue Board Types

Issue boards/dashboards reflect an organizations flow for processing work items. These boards can reflect individualized workflow or follow established patterns. Issue board types with established patterns (such as Scrum and Kanban) can make setup of new boards easier.

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Time Tracking

Time Tracking in GitLab lets your team add estimates and record time spent on issues and merge requests.

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Advanced Time Tracking

Able to capture individual time reporting for specific assigned tasks and then to allocate labor costs to the appropriate project. Specific features would include: estimate, actual, cost, reporting.

Roadmaps

Visualize multiple epics and milestones across time in a roadmap view.

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Portfolio-level Roadmaps

Visualize multiple parent and child epics across time in a Roadmap view to gain insight into how your portfolio of work is progressing. Establishing the product vision and strategy to organize, govern and shape the effort of multi-disciplinary teams building specific business services and features.

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DevOps Pipeline

Able to establish visibility into the end to end DevOps pipeline so the entire team is aware of pipeline status and can contribute to overall success.

Requirements Management

With Requirements Management you are able to gather, document, refine, and track approval of business and system requirements. Manage and track the relationships between requirements and other requirements, requirements and code, or requirements and test cases for each version of requirements. Specific features will include definition, traceability, and requirement hierarchy and dependency.

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Satisfy Requirements from CI/CD pipelines

This powerful feature uses the GitLab single-application model to allow testing run in the CI/CD pipelines to satisfy your requirements. This automates the cumbersome task of identifying satisfied requirements, and enables your organization to focus on delivering value.

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Import & Export Requirements

To better collaborate with external groups and organizations, requirements can be imported and exported in CSV format. This allows teams to use a single interface for development and testing against requirements.

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Quality Management

Able to support test planning, definition of test cases, results of test execution and corresponding backlog of work resulting from failed tests. Specific features would include: Test case planning, test execution, defect tracking (backlog), severity, priority.

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Create test cases from within GitLab

Create and view test cases from within GitLab. This allows for seamless collaboration between contributors.

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Service Desk

Allow external users to create issues in your GitLab instance without an account and without access to anything except their issue. Manage tickets from the GitLab interface.

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Portfolio Management

Plan and track work at the project and portfolio level. Manage capacity and resources together with Portfolio Management.

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