This blog describes a simple but an effective feature that is available in Cloud ALM Project and Task Management application. It is now possible to create and use templates for various task types offered in task management. Template creation is supported for:
Why do we need templates in a project?
Templates offer several advantages in streamlining the project planning and execution. By using templates in a project, you can ensure:
How to create and use templates in Cloud ALM for Implementation?
Here is how you can create and use templates in the Tasks application.
Step 1.: Within the Tasks application, use the ‘Create’ option to create a task type you are interested in. Let us pick ‘Requirement’ as an example.
Create a Requirement
Step 2: Provide the details of what needs to be captured in a ‘Requirement’; such as the description of the requirement, acceptance criteria, default priority, dependencies, and any other relevant information. You can specify a dedicated format for capturing the requirement.
Define a structure and format for the template
Step 3: Now you can convert this requirement to a template by checking the box ‘Use this item as template’ and save.
Select the flag to save as a template
Step 4: Once the requirement template is created, it is available for all the team members to be used during requirement creation. The user can choose the template during the creation of a ‘Requirement’ in the Tasks application and can easily follow the structure of the template and capture all the required information.
Choose the template for creating a Requirement
Capture specifics of a requirement
We encourage you to use this feature and share your insights and experiences with us. Please feel free to leave your feedback in the comments section. You are also welcome to share your requests for blogs on specific topics in project and task management here.