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Blog: Ideas & Inspirations

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:

Configuring SpiraTeam for Testing in Validated Environments (Part 1)

At Inflectra we like to make the lives of customers easier and share knowledge. We have lots of customer in the life sciences industries using SpiraTeam to manage and test medical device systems and products. Since such products have to follow the FDA 21 CPR Part 11 requirements, we thought it would be useful to highlight some of the best practices we have for configuring SpiraTeam in such environments.

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Move over Excel, There's a New Importer in Town (for Excel 365 and Google Sheets)

Data migration is a pain, we all know that. However when you want to migrate from an antiquated paper-based approach to using a modern requirements and test management system like SpiraTest or ALM platform such as SpiraTeam, you have no choice, but to migrate over some of your old data. Until now, we only had import tools based on Microsoft Office, running on Windows... but that changed this week.

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Rapise 5.4 - Rewriting its Support for Firefox 57

As we wrote back in August, Firefox has completely changed its plugin architecture in the soon to be released Firefox 57. One of the side effects is that many plugins including Selenium IDE and the plugin used by Rapise will not work. However one of the benefits of a commercial tool like Rapise is that we provide support, including updating our plugins when necessary.

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Inflectra Gets its First Woman Tech Intern

It has been almost a year since we started our internship program. The premise of this undertaking has always been simple - Inflectra wanted to give back to the community by building up in-demand coding skills among young and aspiring techies in the metropolitan DC area.

So, this week we started a new round of internships and (drum roll, please.....) we got our first woman coder!

Her name is Julie and we are excited about working with her. 

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Updated Product Roadmaps for SpiraTeam, SpiraTest, and SpiraPlan Released

We are pleased to release the updated Development Roadmaps for our SpiraTeam application lifecycle management platform. The development roadmaps outline the functionality enhancements planned for later this year and 2018 and covers the features planned for SpiraTest, SpiraPlan and SpiraTeam.

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