As organizations coordinate planning and execution, product managers, product owners, and
train engineers will need to visualize dependencies between teams at varying levels of detail.
CA Agile Central provides
relationships between either portfolio items or between
stories to document dependencies and build order across your organization.
Create and Assign Dependencies
You can create new portfolio items that must precede or succeed an existing portfolio item from detail pages.
Select the Add New button within each section to create a new portfolio item that will be assigned as a predecessor or successor to the current item:
Select the Choose button to associate existing portfolio items as a successor or predecessor:
Edit or Remove Dependencies
You can edit the fields of a successor or predecessor from a portfolio item's detail page.
Select Edit from the gear menu, or select the highlighted ID to navigate to the item's editable detail page:
Review Dependencies from Summary Views
Board apps and pages that display portfolio items as cards will indicate dependencies with the icon. Display the Dependencies field from the Show On Cards chooser, and the icon will display on cards. Select the icon to view details of predecessors and successors:
Grid views and apps will also display this information when the Dependencies field is added to your view:
The following pages and apps provide board or grid view support for the Dependencies field: