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Inflectra User Summit in Mannheim, Germany

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In this user summit we outlined the company plans for 2019 including roadmaps and features in SpiraTeam 6, SpiraPlan 6 and Rapise 6.

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Inflectra User Summit in Mannheim, Germany

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  2. 2. ® 2 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation Agenda  12:30 - Introduction  12:45 - Company News  13:00 - Spira 5.4 Updates  13:30 – Break  13:45 – PTA Presentation  14:00 - Spira 6 Roadmap  14:45 – Break  15:00 - Rapise Showcase  15:30 - KronoDesk 3.0  15:45 - Q&A
  3. 3. ® 3 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation Company News
  4. 4. ® 4 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Company Updates – New Website
  5. 5. ® 5 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Company Updates – New Product Logos
  6. 6. ® 6 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Company Updates - Countries  Sales Offices Opened in the following countries:
  7. 7. ® 7 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Spira EU Cloud Hosting Options 1. DATIS  Hosted in Mannheim, Germany  Enterprise Grade Data Center  100% Green Energy 2. Amazon Web Services (AWS)  Hosted in Ireland  Amazon EC2  Amazon EBS Encrypted Volumes
  8. 8. ® 8 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® SpiraPlan® Agile Program & Portfolio Management SpiraTeam® Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) The Inflectra® Product Suite SpiraTest® Requirements, Test Management & Bug Tracking KronoDesk® IT Support & Help Desk Ticketing Rapise® Test Automation (Web, GUI, Services) TaraVault® - Source Code Management
  9. 9. ® 9 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® 2018 Product Releases  SpiraTest, SpiraPlan & SpiraTeam  5.3 – Exploratory and data-driven testing  5.4 – Program management, Scrum, Kanban task/incident boards  Rapise  5.5 – Codeless Data Driven Testing & Salesforce classic support  5.6 – Support for Dynamics Business Central & Salesforce Lightning  5.7 – Integrated Spreadsheet Editor for Test Data Management  KronoDesk  2.1 – Support for user organizations and UI enhancements
  10. 10. ® 10 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® 2018 Conferences  North America  STPcon – Newport Beach, CA  Agile Government – Washington, DC  Agile Testing Days USA, Boston, MA  STAR Canada, Toronto, ON  STPcon – Washington, DC  Europe  QA Geek Week – Tel Aviv, Israel  Agile Testing Days, Potsdam, Germany  Australia Testing Days  Sydney & Melbourne
  11. 11. ® 11 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® 2019 Conferences (Current Plans)  North America  STPcon – San Francisco, CA  Agile in Government – Washington, DC  Agile Testing Days USA, Chicago, IL  STAR Canada, Toronto, ON  Europe  EuroSTAR – Prague, Czechia  Agile Testing Days, Potsdam, Germany  Australia Testing Days  Sydney & Melbourne
  12. 12. ® 12 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Meetup Sponsorships  Inflectra is happy to sponsor and support local meetup groups, focused on agile, QA, BA topics:  Sponsoring the Knoxville QA meetup  Sponsoring the Bluegrass IIBA association  Sponsoring the New York Test Masters meetups  Let us know you have a group that we can support?
  13. 13. ® 13 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation Spira 5.x Updates
  14. 14. ® 14 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Highlights from Spira 5.0 – 5.4  User Interface Changes  Updated Graphing  Exploratory Testing  Test Configurations  Program Management  Scrum Task Boards  Kanban Incident Boards
  15. 15. ® 15 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation The “New” SpiraPlan
  16. 16. ® 16 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® SpiraPlan – The Enterprise Lifecycle Solution  SpiraPlan is the complete solution to manage your projects and programs: SpiraPlan® Agile Program & Portfolio Management SpiraTeam® Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) SpiraTest® Requirements, Test Management & Bug Tracking TaraVault® - Source Code Management
  17. 17. ® 17 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® SpiraPlan – Enterprise Agile Planning Brainstorming & Idea Discovery Software Testing & Quality Assurance Software Development IT Operations Support & Maintenance Project Management Requirements Management Program & Portfolio Management Collaboration and Communication Enterprise Resource Management
  18. 18. ® 18 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation PTA Presentation
  19. 19. ® 19 | 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 + +
  20. 20. ® Spira 6 Roadmap
  21. 21. ® 21 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation SpiraPlan 6.0 Templates, Risk Management, Document Workflows
  22. 22. ® 22 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Updated Navigation & UI
  23. 23. ® 23 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Updated Navigation & UI
  24. 24. ® 24 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Updated Navigation & UI
  25. 25. ® 25 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Project Templates 1. Edit the types and priorities for requirements, test cases, tasks, and releases (like with incidents) 2. Have multiple projects created from / share the same template 3. Use that shared template to manage, in one place, the types and priorities of artifacts (including incidents) 4. Use that shared template to manage the workflows across all its projects, from one central place 5. Keep process abstracted from the project data
  26. 26. ® 26 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Project Templates
  27. 27. ® 27 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Project Templates
  28. 28. ® 28 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Document Workflows
  29. 29. ® 29 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® 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
  30. 30. ® 30 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation SpiraPlan 6.1 Program Planning, GANTT Views, Roadmapping, Project & Program Portfolio Management
  31. 31. ® 31 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Portfolio & Program Management Enterprise Portfolio Portfolio Program Program Program Program Program Project Project Project Project Project Project Project Project Project Project Project Project Project
  32. 32. ® 32 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Projects, Programs as Artifacts  Custom Properties available on:  Users  Projects  Programs  Portfolios  Track skills, technologies, other attributes  Project “Charter” to store project goals & objectives
  33. 33. ® 33 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Dates & Progress Across the Portfolio Enterprise Portfolio Portfolio Program Program Program Program Program Project Project Project Project Project Project Project Project Project Project Project Project Project
  34. 34. ® 34 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Program Planning Roadmaps & Milestones Program A: Theme Theme Theme Theme Theme Milestone A Milestone B Projects: Req Req Req Req Req Req Req Req Req Req
  35. 35. ® 35 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® GANTT Chart View
  36. 36. ® 36 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation SpiraPlan 6.2 Baselining, Tracks & Teams, Ideas, Risk-Based Testing
  37. 37. ® 37 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Baselining = Snapshots
  38. 38. ® 38 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Baselining to a Release  Take a snapshot of requirements (and test cases) that tied them to a particular release.  Creating the baseline requires specific permissions  Can switch between baselines by changing release  (future) can visually compare the differences between two baselines  Test Runs Automatically Associated with Baseline
  39. 39. ® 39 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Changes to History Tracking  Ability to Version Relationship Changes  E.g. Requirement RQ1 linked to test cases TC1, TC2  Requirement RQ2 updated and also linked to TC3  Ability to Version Positional Changes  Test Step 4 moved to a new position  Use Case Step 2 moved to a new position
  40. 40. ® 40 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Risk-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
  41. 41. ® 41 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Teams and Tracks  Group people by different classifications: eg teams or tracks or guilds, or any other nomenclature.  Tasks, bugs, tests could be assigned to a resource group, rather than individual  Groups could be used for notifications, following artifacts
  42. 42. ® 42 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Tracks Req Req Req Req Req Req Req Req Req Sprint 1 Sprint 2 Sprint 3 Track A Track B Minor Release 1.1 Major Release 1 Track C Req
  43. 43. ® 43 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation SpiraPlan 6.3 Resource Management, Time Tracking, Chat Enhancements
  44. 44. ® 44 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Schedule & Resource Planning  Plan notional releases (allocating roles by %age and time periods)  Allocations could have bill rates, base story points or hours attached  Different view options (calendar, Gantt)  Effort driven or schedule driven planning, with intelligent notifications from system (e.g. delays, need for more staff)  Can work on notional releases without affecting live release  Assess plans against reality (available resources, scheduling)
  45. 45. ® 45 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Schedule & Resource Planning Resource Type Start End % Allocation Track Project Manager 1/1/2018 12/31/2018 50% PMO Architect 1/1/2018 10/30/2018 25% PMO Sr. Developer 1/1/2018 10/30/2018 100% Billing Sr. Developer 2/1/2018 12/31/2018 100% Admin Developer 2/1/2018 12/31/2018 100% Billing Developer 2/1/2018 10/30/2018 100% Admin Sr. QA Lead 2/1/2018 12/31/2018 100% QA Tester 3/15/2018 12/31/2018 100% QA Planned Allocation Resource Type Person Start End % Allocation Track Project Manager Fred 1/1/2018 12/31/2018 50% PMO Architect Cathy 1/5/2018 10/30/2018 30% PMO Sr. Developer Bob 1/2/2018 10/30/2018 100% Billing Sr. Developer Lisa 2/1/2018 12/31/2018 100% Admin Developer Vlad 2/1/2018 12/31/2018 100% Billing Developer Tom 2/5/2018 10/30/2018 100% Admin Sr. QA Lead Amy 2/6/2018 12/31/2018 100% QA Tester Roger 3/15/2018 12/31/2018 100% QA Actual Allocation
  46. 46. ® 46 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Timecards and Time Tracking  Capture the date of activity, not just the activity  Redesign the timecard (calendar view and entry, more summary data)  Reporting views of timecard data (across teams, projects, sprints)  Could log time live, and enter on artifacts pages too  How to add general time spent against a release?  Tracks against hours available – ie who works what hours on what days in what time zones (links to planning)
  47. 47. ® 47 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation SpiraPlan 6.4 Code Review, Branching, Pull Requests, Financials, Earned Value Management
  48. 48. ® 48 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Capturing Unstructured Information  A new interface for capturing, storing, viewing things like: blue sky ideas, team info, new product concepts, pre release checklists  Completely unstructured? can add simple metadata (title, owner, tags)  Also allow structure? ordering and grouping (to create storyboards)  Used to create artifacts? Eg turn an indented list into requirements or releases
  49. 49. ® 49 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Financial Estimates and EVM Management  Use budgets, as well as resources to plan, track, manage projects  Can link time by person to an hourly rate to feed into billing  Should billing and tracking be 100% within SpiraPlan or are there clear enough market leaders we can concentrate on integrating with?  How important is it for SpiraPlan to meet the EVM guidelines?
  50. 50. ® 50 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Improved Source Code Tools  Currently, source code is read only  Add line level interactions and workflow processes to source code  Processes: code reviews and approval, potentially pull requests or branch merging  Line level interactions: comments, responses and questions, as part of a process as above  More powerful file view tools, including comparing two versions of a file live in the browser
  51. 51. ® Application Demo
  52. 52. ® Rapise Showcase
  53. 53. ® 53 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Rapise 5.7 Supports Web Applications Cross-Platform Technologies Unit Test Frameworks Desktop Applications Mobile Applications Windows Applications Integrations Web Applications
  54. 54. ® 54 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Rapise Visual Language (RVL)  Easier to use by analysts vs. programmers  Easier to maintain.
  55. 55. ® 55 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Data-Driven Testing – New Editor
  56. 56. ® 56 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Fast & Cheap Implementation Easy to Support Local & Remote Scheduled & On Demand Execution Data Access Control at UI Level Uses Existing IT Systems
  57. 57. ® 57 | 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
  58. 58. ® 58 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Rapise 6 – Bye Bye Ribbon!
  59. 59. ® 59 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® Rapise 6 - Hello… Menus
  60. 60. ® 60 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation Application Demo
  61. 61. ® KronoDesk 3.0
  62. 62. ® 62 | 11/21/2018 © Copyright 2006-2018 Inflectra Corporation ® KronoDesk 3.0  Support Groups, SLAs, Escalations & UI Changes:
  63. 63. ® Questions ?

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