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Announcement: Atlas Planning & Tracking Suite 5.0 now available

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Announcement: Atlas Planning & Tracking Suite 5.0 now available  

We are pleased to announce the general availability of Atlas Planning & Tracking Suite 5.0— bringing our solutions to the next level – to support your journey to Enterprise Agile and DevOps.

Increase visibility in your agile application development process and ensure requirements & quality are tracked, so you can reduce application issues and minimize critical risks that may impact your business.

The Atlas Planning & Tracking Suite 5.0 brings new features in four (4) products: Atlas 5.0, Rhythm 5.0, Connect 3.0 and HUB 16.2


The Atlas Planning & Tracking Suite 5.0 brings new features in four (4) products:

  • Atlas 5.0
  • Rhythm 5.0
  • Connect 3.0
  • HUB 16.2

Key Features and Benefits:

Atlas 4.3 and 5.0

  • Relationship Tracking / Versioning - Automatically version Requirements when relationships to other objects are added/removed
  • Paste Special with Automatic Relationship Creation – Copy and paste requirements with automatic relationship management (copy hierarchy, existing relationships, and create new relationships)
  • Administrative Broadcast Messages - Ability for system administrators to send system wide broadcast messages to all logged in users
  • Refined License Management - Manage Named and Concurrent license assignments, and view license usage from within the Atlas UI

Rhythm 4.3 and 5.0 (major changes)

  • SCM Integration / Agile Code Review – View, review, discuss and approve source code changes in context of defined agile stories and tasks from within Rhythm
  • Kanban Support – Ability to define Kanban boards and swimlanes, and manage delivery of stories using Kanban methodology
  • Test Status Visibility /Links – View tests and test execution results directly from agile stories
  • User Capacity Management – User level availability management, tracking, and reporting

Connect 3.0 (major changes)

  • Redesigned User Interface - New look and feel user interface
  • Enhanced Synch Criteria - Allow more refined and detailed mapping
  • Auto-Mapping - automatically map a connection's types and fields with the new Auto-Map feature
  • High Watermarks - High Watermarks allow Micro Focus Connect to know what has previously been synchronized
  • Import and Export - import and export to move data sources, synchronizations, and user maps between installations
  • Charts - The new charts track volume, changes, and errors. Mouse over the data points to view detailed data
  • Attachments & folders - supports attachments to be share in between solution and folders with the StarTeam connector

HUB 16.2

  • Offline Proxy Utility - Communicates to StarTeam users that the server is down for maintenance
  • Server Message Notification - Alerts users of current or scheduled Server maintenance when logging in
  • Server Hooks – New scripts that run automatically every time a particular event occurs in the Atlas Hub repository

To learn more about the new Atlas Planning & Tracking Suite 5.0, please review the Installation and Release Notes:

For additional questions contact:


Product Manager

Dominique Kaiser




Product Marketing Manager

Silvia Davis



Rhythm, Connect & HUB

Product Manager

James O'Rourke (Jimmy)



Rhythm, Connect, HUB

Product Marketing Manager

Zoe Smith




Download now and be ready for the Enterprise Agile!

Silvia Davis



Silvia Siqueira Davis, PMP

ITIL Expert, ISO20000, CSM, SAFe SPC
WW Sr Product Mkt Manager
Micro Focus
Dallas - TX
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About the Author
WW Sr Prod Marketing Mgr for Micro Focus Lifecycle and Portfolio Mgmt Certifications: PMP, ITIL Expert, SCRUM master, ISO20000, SAFe SPC and DevOps Areas of Knowledge: IT Strategy, Application Development & IT Operations
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