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The Inflectra Blog contains articles on all aspects of the software lifecycle, in addition we have whitepapers, background articles, videos and presentations to help get you started:

Webinar Recap: Spira v6.9 - OData, Baselining and Requirements Management

May 13, 2021

On May 12th, Inflectra hosted a webinar on Spira version 6.9 in which we covered the new and enhanced functionality, including:

  • Enhanced Requirements Management Document Views

  • New Odata functionality for SpiraPlan

  • 99 Custom Properties

  • Baselining enhancements for SpiraTeam and SpiraPlan. 

If you missed the webinar, we have a full for your cap below 👇

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Financial Systems Are In Fact Mission Critical!

May 12, 2021

When people talk about 'mission-critical systems' or 'high assurance industries', they are normally referring to real-time control systems such as air traffic control, automotive, railways, hospitals, utilities, and flight-control software. However when you look at the technology that underpins our economy and society, in reality, the definition of what is truly "mission critical" is actually much broader. In this article, I discuss some of the systems that are used in banking and finance and how they are mission-critical, and if we treat them as such, we should rethink how we define, develop, test, and deploy such systems.

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Crowd-Test Your App or Website at #TestBowl 2.0

April 26, 2021

Do you have a new app, software, or website that is ready for testing? Are you looking to avoid turning your customers into testers? We hear you and we have a fun solution for you - bring your app/software or website to #TestBowl 2.0!

As part of the Inflectra-run software testing competition - #TestBowl 2.0 on June 24, 2021, we are offering to crowd-test your software for free! 

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

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Spotlight on Spira 6.9 - OData Reporting API

April 26, 2021

One of the old adages about reporting is that however many reports you create, you will always need one more! With that in mind, Spira has for many years had a powerful and flexible reporting engine built-in that lets you create custom reports and custom graphs using the Entity SQL (ESQL) query language. However users have asked us if there was a way to use their favorite reporting tool (e.g. Excel or Microsoft PowerBI) to connect to Spira to create reports. With the latest version of SpiraPlan that is now possible, for both cloud and on-premise customers using our new OData API.

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Recap: KronoDesk - On-Premise Help Desk Solution for Regulated Industries

April 22, 2021

On April 22nd, Inflectra hosted a webinar on KronoDesk - On-Premise Help Desk Solution for Regulated Industries presented by Adam Sandman. 

The following topics were covered in the webinar:

  • KronoDesk on-premise as an alternative solution to JIRA Service Desk 

  • KronoDesk Help Desk Ticketing System

  • Configuration and Customization

  • Support for multi-user organizations

  • FDA-compliant electronic signatures for life science customers

  • KronoDesk and its seamless end-to-end flow of information with SpiraTeam.

If you missed the webinar, we have a full recap below 👇

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