Inflectra | Archive for November 2020

Archive for November 2020

Webinar Recap: Spira v6.6 - Working With Baselines

November 24th, 2020

We are happy to share with you a recap of our recent live webinar on Spira 6.6 - Project Baselining. If you missed the webinar, please enjoy this video recording.

Webinar Agenda:

The webinar will cover the following areas: 

  • Spira v6.6 at a glance

  • How baselining works in SpiraTeam and SpiraPlan

  • Inflectra's roadmap for baselining 2021.

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How to Export Projects from Jira Server to Spira

November 18th, 2020

Since we published our article letting our users know of Atlassian's plans to phase out and discontinue Jira Server, we have had many Spira users contact us to ask us if they could export their projects from Jira Server to Spira (either on-premise or cloud) and continue working in Spira instead of Jira. This article provides some strategies for migrating the data from Jira Server to Spira as easily as possible. Of course, for those looking to migrate to Jira Cloud, Spira works perfectly with Jira Cloud as well.

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Webinar Recap: Rapise 6.6 - New Features and Enhancements

November 17th, 2020

We are happy to share with you a recap of our recent live webinar on Rapise 6.6 - New Features and Enhancements. If you missed the webinar, please enjoy this video recording.

Webinar Agenda:

The webinar will cover the following areas: 

  • Rapise 6.6 - new features and improvements
  • New features: CI/CD integration, Git integration, and Framework building. 
  • System Enhancements: Reporting, Rapise Launcher, API Testing; new Actions to already supported Objects.
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Spotlight on Spira 6.7 - Markdown Preview & Rendering Capability

November 17th, 2020

We are excited about the next release of Spira 6.7 that is due to be released in early December. As mentioned in the previous article on the new release, a key area of focus in this new release is improving the experience and functionality for developers and development teams. With that in mind, we have revamped the source code management and documents management module, and for the first time, there is now a way to view rendered markdown files directly in Spira.

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How To Leverage #TestBowl 2021 To Crowd-Test Your App

November 16th, 2020

If you have a new app, software, or website that is ready for testing, we have a free and fun way to help you out. As part of the Inflectra-run software testing competition - #TestBowl, we are offering to crowd-test your software for free! 

All you need to do is apply before February 1, 2021!

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Spotlight on Spira 6.7 - Integrated Source Code Difference Viewing

November 10th, 2020

We are excited about the next release of Spira 6.7, due to be released in early December. As mentioned in the previous article on the new release, a key area of focus in this new release is improving the experience and functionality for developers and development teams. With that in mind, we have revamped the source code management module, and for the first time, there is now a native code difference viewing capability in Spira.

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Join Adam Sandman at EuroSTAR 2020 for API Testing Talk

November 9th, 2020

I am delighted to be part of EuroSTAR 2020. I can’t wait to get involved, learn and connect with all the testers that are joining from across the globe. 

Join me for my talk ‘APIs are Loose - How Do We Test Them?’, Says Adam Sandman, Technical Director at Inflectra.

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Advantages of Integrating a DevSecOps Pipeline with Spira | InflectraCon 2020 IRL

November 6th, 2020

We have recently hosted Inflectra's annual user conference - InflectraCon. In 2020, we have dedicated InflectraCon to Agile Software Testing and DevOps theme and held it virtually. InflectraCon 2020 combined multiple tracks, of which, one - called Inflectra in Real Life or IRL in short - showcased the various uses of the Inflectra platforms (SpiraTest, SpiraTeam, SpiraPlan, Rapise, Kronodesk, etc.)

Today, we present an InflectraCon 2020 IRL talk by our Sponsor - Coveros. The session focuses on how the Spira toolset can be used in a DevSecOps pipeline, giving you the tools needed to get rapid feedback and quickly find and fix defects.

Enjoy this recap!

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Time To Get Excited About Inflectra's Discord Community

November 5th, 2020

We are launching Inflectra's first global online community - InflectraCon365 on Discord and we want you to be a part of it! 

InflectraCon 365 is a vendor/tool-agnostic community platform, moderated by tester-practitioners. It is designed to be a hub for the robust exchange of ideas, sharing of experiences, announcements about training and work opportunities, freelancing, and blogging. Memes, geekiness, and rants about all manner of tech fails are the spice of our online community.

Join the community today!

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The Connect Virtual Conference Platform Is Now Open-Source | InflectraCon 2020

November 5th, 2020

We have amazing news! 

The source code for a fully customizable and free virtual conferencing platform is now available to the delight of all independent event companies and community conference organizers everywhere.

The conference platform is called Connect and it is born out of Inflectra's Connect conference platform - the same one we used to run our wildly successful InflectraCon 2020 Virtual. The details of the open-source Connect conference platform are available as a project on GitHub! 

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InflectraCon 2020: Where To Watch Workshops, Talks and Sessions

November 5th, 2020

When our annual user conference - InflectraCon 2020 ended at midnight on Oct 2, we have already decided to extend participants' access to all 70+ talks and sessions until October 31, 2020. Now that the deadline is fast approaching, we are making changes to where and how viewers can expect to access the content. 

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Spotlight on Spira 6.7 - Enhanced Source Code Management

November 3rd, 2020

We are excited about the next release of Spira 6.7 that is due to be released in early December. This new version has lots of general enhancements, bug fixes, and improvements to baselining. However, a key feature of this new version is a completely revamped Source Code Management module. Our company's mission is to enable Harmony between developers, testers, and managers, and this new release is focused heavily on the needs of Developers.

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From Bunkum to Bank with SpiraPlan | InflectraCon 2020 IRL

November 2nd, 2020

Today, we present an InflectraCon 2020 IRL talk by our Sponsor - Influence IT Consulting. The session focuses on how SpiraPlan was implemented in an Australian neo-bank to help organize, manage, and test ready for the initial launch. Enjoy the presentation below!

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