Inflectra | Archive for January 2020

Archive for January 2020

Creating Custom Graphs with Spira (Part 4)

January 21st, 2020

One of the maxims I always tell developers is that regardless of what you build, customers will never be satisfied with the reports you offer or the integration that you provide. In fact, the two most underestimated tasks in software development are data feeds and reporting. So one of the nice features in our Spira platform is the ability to do custom graphing, so that you are not limited to just the graphs that ship with the system. This article is the fourth and last one in a series that explains how to use these powerful custom graphing features, which continues on from our third article that explained the differences between Entity SQL (ESQL) and traditional database SQL. In this article we'll discuss some of the more advanced types of query that you will want to use when creating graphs.

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Creating Custom Graphs with Spira (Part 3)

January 15th, 2020

One of the maxims I always tell developers is that regardless of what you build, customers will never be satisfied with the reports you offer or the integration that you provide. In fact, the two most underestimated tasks in software development are data feeds and reporting. So one of the nice features in our Spira platform is the ability to do custom graphing, so that you are not limited to just the graphs that ship with the system. This article is the third in a series that explains how to use these powerful custom graphing features, which continues on from our second article that provided the basics of writing ESQL queries. In this article we'll discuss some of the differences and limitations between ESQL and traditional database SQL.

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Theory Behind Avoiding Agile Failure Patterns - The Agile Webinar

January 14th, 2020

In the following article, Sriram Rajagopalan - Inflectra's Enterprise Agile Champion breaks down the patterns we all should avoid in agile ceremonies. 

This blog complements Inflectra's January 9th webinar on the same topic, with the webinar recording available inside.

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Webinar Recap: Patterns to Avoid in Agile Ceremonies

January 14th, 2020

On January 9th, 2020 Inflectra hosted a live webinar: Patterns to Avoid in Agile Ceremonies. If you missed the webinar, here is a recap of the most important take-aways 👇:

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Creating Custom Graphs with Spira (Part 2)

January 3rd, 2020

One of the maxims I always tell developers is that regardless of what you build, customers will never be satisfied with the reports you offer or the integration that you provide. In fact, the two most underestimated tasks in software development are data feeds and reporting. So one of the nice features in our Spira platform is the ability to do custom graphing, so that you are not limited to just the graphs that ship with the system. This article is the second in a series that explains how to use these powerful custom graphing features, which continues on from our first article that explains the basics. In this article, we'll be diving deeper into some of the intricacies of the Entity SQL language itself.

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