Posts Tagged 'Mission'

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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Bulk Import of Requirements Test Step Traceability for Mission Systems

October 18, 2018

One of the unique needs when designing and developing mission systems for the defense industry, is the fact that you need to be able to trace system requirements to individual test steps in a test case. Based on this advice we received from industry subject matter experts, we added support in SpiraTeam v5 for this feature. However one limitation was that the data migration tools we have for loading data from Excel into SpiraTeam don't let you add requirement - test step links in bulk... until today.

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Reflections and Inflections on the Past 10 Years

June 14, 2016

It is hard to imagine that we started Inflectra 10 years ago. In many ways it seems like the blink of an eye, but the technology industry has seen incredible changes in those past 10 years. However it’s amazing that in those ten years, much has still remained the same!

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