Archive for November 2021

Spotlight on Spira 6.14 - Single Sign On with OneLogin & OpenID Connect

November 29th, 2021

In Spira version 6.4 we added support for Single Sign On (SSO) using the industry standard OAuth 2.0 protocol. In our upcoming v6.14 release of Spira we have extended the range of SSO providers we support to include both the popular OneLogin service and also generic OpenID Connect providers, opening the door for any company that has an OpenID Connect compatible authentication system to use it with Spira.

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Recap: Agile Testing Days 2021 in Potsdam, Germany

November 24th, 2021

Like everyone around the world, we have all been missing face to face contact with our community, and luckily the organizers at Agile Testing Days were able to pull off a safe, fun and exciting event in November 2021, and #TeamInflectra was fortunate enough to be able to attend the 2021 event in-person in glorious Potsdam, Germany.

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Spotlight on Spira 6.14 - Inline Editing on Gantt Charts

November 22nd, 2021

The next release of SpiraTeam and SpiraPlan includes some major enhancements for planning and managing waterfall and/or hybrid projects. We introduced the new Gantt chart views of Releases and Tasks in Spira v6.5 with the ability to simply view the Releases and Tasks as items in a read-only Gantt chart view. In the upcoming release, we have added inline editing capabilities, so you can edit Releases and Tasks in the Gantt chart views, and also edit the Releases in the Pert hierarchical view as well.

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Recap: Testing OracleForms Applications with Rapise

November 17th, 2021

On November 16th, Inflectra hosted a webinar called: Testing OracleForms Applications with Rapise. Alexey Grinevich, our senior automation engineer, covered the following topics in the live webinar:

  • Preparing for testing.

  • Installing testing agent.

  • Using with IE.

  • Using with JNLP.

  • Special Cases: LOVs and Notification Messages.

  • Working with Tables.

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

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Spotlight on Spira 6.13 - New Rich Text Editor & Swimlanes in Diagrams

November 8th, 2021

The upcoming release of our Spira platform includes a major overhaul of the rich text editor we use throughout the application. The new editor improves the user experience and features of the text editor, letting users more easily add and view links, create checklists, highlight text, and strike-through text. In addition, it opens the door for adding popular, requested features for adding artifact #tags and @mentions.

In addition, the built-in diagram tools get even more powerful with additional shapes and options. You can now make diagrams that group individual shapes together to form Kanban board diagrams and swim lane diagrams.

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Spotlight on Spira 6.13 - SAFe Support for Requirement Types

November 4th, 2021

The upcoming release of our Spira platform includes a major change in how requirement types work, specifically when you have multiple levels of parent requirements and you want/need control over what the type is for those requirements. Previously, parent requirements were forced to be either Package (Spira versions 5.4 and earlier) or Epic (Spira versions 6.0 and later). Recognizing that we need more flexibility for different methodologies such as Scaled Agile (SAFe), Waterfall and Agile/Scrum/Kanban, we have completely revamped how this feature works.

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Spotlight on Spira 6.13 - Additional Custom Property Types

November 3rd, 2021

The upcoming release of our Spira platform includes a new set of custom property types in addition to the eight existing types already in the system. These new types are designed to increase the flexibility and security of the system. We have introduced a new password custom property type that lets you securely store test data in the system for use in manual and automated testing. In addition, we have added release and automation host custom property types to assist in common use cases.

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New Whitepaper - How To Choose A Risk Management Tool

November 1st, 2021

Organizations exist to create value for their customers, shareholders, and stakeholders. Their survival depends on the impact of several known and unknown uncertainties emerging from many types of risks that challenge their ability to deliver value continuously. If you don’t manage risk, risk will manage you. The latter won’t be pleasant for your project.

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Inflectra At EuroStar Huddle: Deep Dive Automation Week

November 1st, 2021

Inflectra is coming to the Deep Dive Automation Week at #EuroSTAR!

Inflectra is excited to participate in EuroStar’s week-long deep dive into all things automation, with expert talks on test flakiness, Cypress, No Code Automation, and more!

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