Functional Track

Day 1 - September 10, 2019

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Adam

    9:45-10:30am

    Room: TBD

    How We Designed Spira To Be Used

    Walk through of the overall workflow for using Spira: creating products and programs, setting up a product with artifacts and customizations. The product configuration will cover the full application lifecycle, including requirements, test cases, tasks, releases, sprints, risks, and incidents.

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Teresa

    10:45-11:30am

    Room: TBD

    Testing 1: Designing And Creating Test Script

    Learn the processes of creating test cases, test steps, linked test cases, parameters and simple test sets. This session will share best practice for how to structure and organize your tests, as well as make the best use of linked test cases and parameters to promote reusability and componentization.
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Remco

    11:30am-12:15pm

    Room: TBD

    Testing 2: Advanced Test Management

    This session builds on the content of Testing 1 and will provide insights into Spira’s more advanced test management techniques. Explore exploratory testing, test sets with different owners for end-to-end testing, and the recommended ways to manage requirements and release test case coverage.
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Simon

    1:45-2:30pm

    Room: TBD

    Spira Admin 1: Introduction To Being An Admin

    Learn the basics of administering Spira, including the fundamentals of administering its main admin sections: system, product, program, and template administration. We will explore how to setup the system, create products and templates, organize products into programs, manage user membership, and how to add custom properties/lists.
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Scott

    2:30-3:25pm

    Room: TBD

    Spira Admin 2: Advanced Tips and Tricks

    Building on ‘Spira admin 1’ you will learn more advanced administration topic including configuring artifact fields and workflows, modifying email notifications, changing the planning and testing settings, and the best practices for security and single-sign-on integration.
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Denis

    3:30-4:15pm

    Room: TBD

    Start Your Automation Journey With Rapise

    We will show how to test modern web applications with Rapise. You will learn how to record, modify and execute a test, how to analyze test failures and how to adapt a test to application changes.
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Alexey

    4:15-5:00pm

    Room: TBD

    From Single Test to Test Framework With Rapise

    We will demonstrate collaboration and test framework level facilities provided by Rapise and Spira as a toolset. We will continue working on the test framework created by Denis in the previous talk. You will learn how to add a test to an existing test framework and execute a web test on a mobile device.
 

Day 2 - September 11, 2019

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Adam

    9:45-10:30am

    Room: TBD

    Spira: BI and Custom Reporting

    Dive into the features available in Spira for business intelligence and reporting. We will include an overview of running the built-in graphs and reports before diving deeper into the different types of custom reporting and graphing that are available.
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Adam

    10:45-11:30am

    Room: TBD

    Developer 1: Workflows And Code Management

    We will share recommendations and best practices for using Spira and TaraVault to manage your source code, with examples using both Git and Subversion. We will discuss the recommended workflow for development tasks, linking tasks to code commits, and using our IDE plugins to improve efficiency.

Adam

    11:30am-12:15pm

    Room: TBD

    Developer 2: Building A DevOps Toolchain

    Explore the basics of creating an end-to-end DevOps toolchain using Spira plus associated tools such as Jenkins, Git, AWS, xUnit, RemoteLaunch, and Rapise. We will discuss techniques for incorporating automated testing, performance and security into the CI process.
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Adam

    1:00-1:45pm

    Room: TBD

    Testing 3: Data-Driven Testing

    Building on the content of Testing 1 and 2, we will discuss more advanced techniques available in Spira for test management. We will review the different ways to use test sets, automation hosts, test parameters and test configurations to promote data-driven testing, reliable automation, and devops integration with Jenkins.
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Scott

    1:45-2:30pm

    Room: TBD

    Requirements Management: Best Practices

    We will outline the best practices for writing project and product requirements in Spira. We will include an overview of the requirements workflow, approvals, signoff, and comment tracking. We will also discuss ideas for using different requirement types such as user stories and use cases, and give recommendations for using packages, epics, and components.
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Simon

    2:45-3:30pm

    Room: TBD

    API: What Can The Spira API Do For You?

    One of the most important aspects of the Spira platform is its interoperability and openness. We will explain the different API options available, and discussthe relative merits of using REST or SOAP. We will outline our API versioning strategy and illustrate (with code examples) how you can accomplish various practical tasks using the API.
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Denis

    3:30-4:15pm

    Room: TBD

    The Power of RPA Using Rapise

    We will explore Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and see how you can use Rapise for common RPA scenarios. We will implement an invoice processing system with PDF processing, email notifications and Microsoft Dynamics NAV UI automation.