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Ensuring Project Success with SpiraTeam and Rapise from Inflectra pta - short

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This presentation was given at the PTA GmbH winter seminar in Stuttgart, Germany in 2018 to outline how teams can use SpiraTeam, SpiraPlan, and Rapise from Inflectra to ensure project success.

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Ensuring Project Success with SpiraTeam and Rapise from Inflectra pta - short

  1. 1. ® 1 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Ensuring Project Success with SpiraTeam & Rapise
  2. 2. ® 2 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation Agenda  Overview of Inflectra  SpiraTeam - Managing the Agile Software Lifecycle  SpiraPlan – What is That?  Robotic Process Automation with Rapise  Questions
  3. 3. ® Overview of Inflectra
  4. 4. ® 4 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Who am I?  Originally from Swansea, Wales  Twin City of Mannheim  Learned to Program Computers at age 8, BBC Micro 32K Basic   Moved to Boston, MA in 1998  Worked at Sapient in Boston, LA, DC  Inflectra Started in 2006
  5. 5. ® 5 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Who Are We?  Software company with HQ in Washington, DC, USA  Sales Offices and Partners around the world  5,000+ customers, 80,000+ users, in 100+ countries  Founded in 2006, grown organically since then  No Venture Capital or Private Equity
  6. 6. ® 6 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Our Core Values  Build for Our Users, Not for Wall Street  We Just Get It Done  Family and Life Flexibility  Enabling “Second Acts”
  7. 7. ® 7 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Our Partnership with PTA & DATIS  2010 - Started with a call - Dennis Haßlöcher and Adam  2011 – Partnership between PTA and Inflectra Signed  2016 – DATIS Hosting for EU Customers  2017 – Inflectra User Summit in Mannheim  2018 - Inflectra.de created, supported by DATIS + +
  8. 8. ® 8 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® The Inflectra Ecosystem
  9. 9. ® 9 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® How the Products Fit Together… SpiraPlan® Agile Program & Portfolio Management SpiraTeam® Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) SpiraTest® Requirements, Test Management & Bug Tracking KronoDesk® IT Support & Help Desk Ticketing Rapise® Test Automation (Web, GUI, Services) TaraVault® - Source Code Management
  10. 10. ® 10 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Representative Customers  The following are some of our customers: Energy & Industrial Government Retail & Consumer Goods Healthcare & Bio-Technology Financial & Business Services Information Technology Transportation & Hospitality Telecommunications
  11. 11. ® SpiraTeam Managing the Agile Software Lifecycle
  12. 12. ® 12 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® The Agile Approach  Fast 2-week iterations / sprints  Requirements, testing and development fully integrated Requirements Gathering Business Design Unit Testing Traditional Waterfall Methodology Release Complete Technical Design Systems Development Integration Testing Acceptance Testing (UAT) Limited Upfront Planning Release #1 Release #2 Agile Methodology It 1 It 2 It 3 It 4 It 5 It 6 Release #3 It 7 It 8 It 9 Release #4 It 10 It 11 It 12 Iteration N Iteration Planning Release Complete Development, Continuous Integration, Unit Testing, Functional & Acceptance Testing
  13. 13. ® 13 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® SpiraTeam = Dev + Test + Plan Development Testing Planning & Management
  14. 14. ® 14 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Project & Program Dashboards
  15. 15. ® 15 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Requirements & Test Traceability
  16. 16. ® 16 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Requirements Traceability
  17. 17. ® 17 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Test & Quality Management
  18. 18. ® 18 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Audit Logging & Trail
  19. 19. ® 19 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Speed and Agility with Traceability
  20. 20. ® 20 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Fully Mobile Responsive Working “on-the-go”, computer, phone or tablet
  21. 21. ® 21 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® AI-Based Testing?  System will monitor metrics around requirements  Complexity, priority, task scope  System will review prior testing activities  Unstable tests, priority, # defects  System will suggest test plans automatically
  22. 22. ® 22 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Program Management – SpiraPlan
  23. 23. ® 23 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® SpiraPlan - Enterprise Risk Management  Project Level Risk Management  Track Risk Severity & Probability  Program Level Risk Management  Assign overall risk status to projects and programs  Associations  Ability to link Risks to other artifacts, with ‘mitigation’ sub- artifact available
  24. 24. ® 24 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® SpiraTeam Integration Options  SpiraTeam comes with a wide variety of plugins and connectors: Developer IDEs Build Servers Source Code Management Modelling Tools Unit Test Frameworks Bug-Tracking Tools Performance Testing Tools Functional Testing Tools
  25. 25. ® Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Using Rapise for RPA Projects
  26. 26. ® 26 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation Robotic Process Automation - RPA  RPA – is a software for automatic manipulation of PC’s user interface.  RPA software can do what a real user can do and more.
  27. 27. ® 27 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation What RPA Can Do Save time for employees Repetitive tasks 24/7 Work autonomously Save budget Analyze Process large volumes of data Integrate legacy systems
  28. 28. ® 28 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation RPA Benefits Fast & Cheap Implementation Easy to Support Local & Remote Scheduled & On Demand Execution Data Access Control at UI Level Uses Existing IT Systems
  29. 29. ® 29 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Supports Multiple Platforms & Technologies Web Applications Cross-Platform Technologies Unit Test Frameworks Desktop Applications Mobile Applications Windows Applications Integrations Web Applications
  30. 30. ® 30 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Rapise Visual Language (RVL)  Easier to use by analysts vs. programmers  Easier to maintain.
  31. 31. ® 31 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Process Orchestration with SpiraTeam
  32. 32. ® 32 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation RPA Scenarios & Tasks  Fill a form based on data in external file  Create a record from incoming email  Import data from a spreadsheet or third-party system  Web scraping  Screen scraping  Terminal automation
  33. 33. ® 33 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Example Use Case  Importing categories, vendors and products from Excel spreadsheet  (see https://youtu.be/L_2ibVvPTJA)
  34. 34. ® Questions ?

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