Spira v4.2 Now Available

6-Oct-2014 by Inflectra Product News

We are pleased to announce the release of SpiraTest, SpiraPlan and SpiraTeam, the latest version of our award-winning requirements management, test management and agile project-planning ALM suite. This new version provides a completely redesigned Scrum and Kanban planning board as well as enhanced source code integration and project planning.

New Features

  • Ability to have artifact dependencies and associate tasks to incidents
  • Enhanced source code inspection and traceability capabilities including multiple-branch support
  • Refreshed Planning Board for Scrum, Kanban and other agile methodologies
  • Requirements burndown, burnup and velocity graphs added
  • Build details now includes consolidated list of affected artifacts on one screen

Enhancements and Resolved Issues

  • Code preview and syntax coloring added to source code file viewing pages
  • Test automation user interface improved when using Rapise automated test cases
  • Task burndown and burnup graphs updated to better visualize the information
  • Assigning a requirement to a release/iteration automatically associates any linked test cases
  • Associations grids and reports now include the artifact status as an additional field
  • List custom properties can now be categorized as active / inactive and an undelete option has been added
  • Components are now available for categorizing tasks and incidents as well as requirements
  • Performance enhancements when viewing lots of project documents and using nested linked test steps
  • Copying a project now copies the tasks associated with the requirements
  • Ability to rank backlog items in the updated Scrum/Kanban planning boards
  • Dates in reports standardized to all display in user’s local timezone rather than a mix of local and UTC
  • Use case scenario steps added to requirements reports
  • Additional functions added to both the SOAP and REST web service APIs
  • Incident dashboard widgets can now use either Detected Release or Resolved Release for displaying data
  • Sorting fixed on main project administration screen.
  • Build dropdown list now correctly populates on various report configuration screens
  • Rich-text custom properties now render correctly in the various reports