Archive for June 2022

InflectraCON 2022 - Major Take Aways

June 27th, 2022

It's amazing, after the difficult years of 2020 and 2021, we are so glad that in-person events and conferences are back. It has been fantastic to see customers and partners face to face at various events this year such as STAR East, Agile DevOps West, JFTL, EuroSTAR and Swiss Testing Day. While we enjoyed attending these events, of course, the conference dearest to our hearts is InflectraCon. Thanks to everyone who attended InflectraCon 2022, in this article we'd like to recap some the major themes and key take-aways that we all learned from the event.

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Inflectra Hosts its Premium Partners at InflectraCON 2022 in Washington, DC

June 24th, 2022

It's amazing, after the difficult years of 2020 and 2021, we are so glad that in-person events and conferences are back. It has been fantastic to see customers and partners face to face at various events this year such as STAR East, Agile DevOps West, JFTL, EuroSTAR and Swiss Testing Day. While we enjoyed attending these events, of course, the conference dearest to our hearts is InflectraCon. Thanks to everyone who attended InflectraCon 2022, in this article we'd like to give a big "shout out" to our partners who attended the Partner Dinner and Partner Summit.

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Spotlight on Rapise 7.3: New Selenium Based Recording for Chrome and Edge Browsers

June 23rd, 2022

In December of 2020, the Google Chrome browser team made a major announcement - the release of Google Chrome Manifest 3. This new version of Chrome is designed to radically improve the security and safety of web browsing. Specifically:

With the introduction of Manifest V3, we will disallow remotely hosted code. This mechanism is used as an attack vector by bad actors to circumvent Google’s malware detection tools and poses a significant risk to user privacy and security.

However this new manifest version has an unfortunate side effect for the software testing industry, it will prevent the Chrome extensions used by many popular test automation tools such as Rapise, Ranorex, TestComplete, UFT and others from working. Luckily in the case, of Rapise, we have new web browser recording solution ready for you to use in Rapise 7.3. This will be released six months before Google formally switches over to Manifest V3.

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Series of Conversations On Risk and Risk Management - The Expert Panel

June 21st, 2022

Inflectra has launched a series of conversations about Risk Management. In the four virtual events, a panel of expert speakers will highlight lessons learned and best practices in risk prevention, mitigation, and management. This series will cover business, security, operational and technical risks. A particular emphasis will be on addressing risk in regulated industries that work with mission- and safety-critical applications. 

Starting on July 7, 2022, the series will cover four topics:

  1. Current Issues in Risk Management
  2. Security as Risk
  3. Implementing FMEA in the Age of IoT
  4. Embedding GAMP Compliance into Digital Health Software

Series details are enclosed.

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Recap: Agile+DevOps West in Las Vegas 2022

June 20th, 2022

The #teaminflectra attended the Agile DevOps West conference on Jun 15th and Jun 16th in Las Vegas. As a gold sponsor, #teaminflectra was a proud contributor to the #agiledevopscon that had 3-day pre-conference tutorials, 4-conference keynotes, 18-industry technology presentations, 36-talks, and 1-day Agile + DevOps Leadership summit. Dr. Sriram Rajagopalan (@agilesriram) also presented his unique approach to the importance of #businessagility in one of the industry technology presentations on Wednesday. In addition, there was a large expo hall for attendees to benefit from the numerous interactions and product demos of various sponsors.

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Recap: JFTL in Paris, France

June 17th, 2022

On June 14th, 2022, #teamInflectra had the opportunity to attend JFTL, la Journée Française des Tests Logiciels, for the second time ever. This year marked the 14th anniversary of the conference, and it brought more than 1,200 participants and 40 sponsors together to participate in 16 talks, 4 conference tracks (Tendances et Métiers, Automatisation, Méthodologies, et Techniques), 9 tutorials, and a large expo hall for sponsors and attendees to mingle. For #teamInflectra, this conference presented us the chance to emphasize our presence in the French market and to make long-lasting connections with experts and professionals in the testing industry. Here’s a recap of our experience at JFTL. 

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Recap: EuroSTAR in Copenhagen, Denmark

June 15th, 2022

After two years of missing the legendary EuroSTAR software testing conference (we did take part in the virtual events, but it's not the same), #TeamInflectra was privileged to be able to travel to Copenhagen, Denmark for the 30th Anniversary EuroSTAR event. At EuroSTAR, we were able to join over 1,000 software testers for 4 incredible days of learning, testing and community connections. It was a great opportunity for our team to connect with the world's leading software testing experts, listen to inspiring keynotes, interactive tutorials, buzzing track talks and in exchange give attendees a very special Inflectra welcome. Here's the recap of our time at the conference.

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Spotlight on Spira 7.0 - Data Synchronization Usability Enhancements

June 14th, 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 as well as the new SpiraApps extensibility framework that lets us create in-app extensions for the first time. However in addition to this new infrastructure, we have also updated our existing data synchronization platform to improve the ease of use and simplify the setup process for administrators and users.

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