Archive for May 2022

Using SpiraPlan for Demand Management

May 25th, 2022

We recently demonstrated SpiraPlan to a large, multinational life sciences manufacturing company. During the series of demonstrations and proof concepts, we configured SpiraPlan for a set of different use cases, including demand management, application portfolio management, vendor selection and management, change management, application decommissioning, configuration management, and supplier qualification. In this series of articles, we will be highlighting these different use cases and providing best practices and ideas for how to configure SpiraPlan. In this article we will be covering the topic of demand management.

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Spotlight on Spira 7.0 - New Plugin Architecture With SpiraApps

May 23rd, 2022

We are very excited about the upcoming release of Spira 7.0 in July 2022. In previous articles we've described some of the new plugins and integrations coming to SpiraTest, SpiraTeam and SpiraPlan in this release. However even more exciting than that is the actual plugin architecture itself. To differentiate it from the other plugins we already have (data-synchronization plugins, RemoteLaunch engines and other add-ons), this new plugin architecture will be known as SpiraApps. Initially the available SpiraApps will be created by Inflectra, but the future plans are to open up the SpiraApps architecture to allow technology partners, solution partners, and customers write their own Apps to further customize Spira to better suit their needs.

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