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Polarion Requirements

Polarion QA

Complete solution for today’s complex quality assurance and testing efforts


 

Any Methodology or Workflow

Workflow Flexibility

Customize to match your Agile, Waterfall, Regulatory, or Hybrid methodology

Online Authoring with LiveDocs

Intuitive Online Authoring

Drive adoption via LiveDocs™ providing Word/Excel® functionality online

Web-based collaboration

Real-Time Collaboration

Accelerate information exchange via discussions, wikis, polling, alerts & more

Test Management

Centralized Test Management

Enable synchronized, contextual testing on one platform

Traceability and Audit Trails

Complete Traceability & Versioning

Understand the "Who, What, When and Why" of any changes

Live Reporting and Dashboards

Live Reporting and Dashboards

Increase predictability via real time visibility into your release status

Extensibility

Connectors and Extensibility

Easily integrate with popular tools and your own apps and extensions

Performance and Scalability

Enterprise-grade
Performance and Scalability

Native clustering for load balancing and fail-over

 

 

Any Methodology or WorkflowWorkflow Flexibility

Easily adapt the workflow to match your Agile, Waterfall, Regulatory, or Hybrid approach

Don't adapt to your software,
make your software adapt to you

  • Flexible support for Agile/Lean, Traditional, Hybrid, or custom environments:
    · Scrum, FDD, Kanban, XP, RUP, etc.
  • Project templates with pre-configured workflows automate processes
    · No steps are ever missed or bypassed
  • Customizable, workflow-driven change management covers all requirements artifacts
  • Workflow automation reduces routine manual work, and prevents errors
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Support any Workflow
Support any Workflow
Support any Workflow
Sprint Board drives the SCRUM sprint
Sprint Board drives the SCRUM sprint
Sprint Board drives the SCRUM sprint
Bulk perform workflow transition
Bulk perform workflow transition
Bulk perform workflow transition
 

 

Online Authoring with LiveDocsIntuitive Online Authoring

Leverage existing Microsoft® Word/Excel® and PDF documents and provide intuitive functionality online

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Import Word Documents
Import Word Documents
Import Word Documents
Edit Documents online
Edit Documents online
Edit Documents online
Export and re-import changes
Export and re-import changes
Export and re-import changes

The Usability of Word without any of the limitations

The Polarion Import Wizard easily recognizes and imports Microsoft Word and Excel documents that contain requirements, test cases, defects, etc. to a modern, web-based management platform.

  • Polarion Import Wizard easily recognizes and imports MS Word/Excel, and PDF documents
  • Preview functionality before import prevents time consuming selection errors
  • Imported documents look and edit exactly like the source documents
  • Exported documents look professional and maintain the familiar functionality
  • Polarion LiveDoc™ RoundTrip - Changes made outside of Polarion can be imported back seamlessly while keeping the original formatting
 

 

Web-based collaborationReal-Time Collaboration Across Tools and Teams

Enable effective communication between Development, Operations, and Quality Assurance

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Comments and Discussion online and offline
Comments and Discussion online and offline
Comments and Discussion online and offline
Email notifications on selected events
Email notifications on selected events
Email notifications on selected events
Electronic Signatures
Electronic Signatures
Electronic Signatures

Enable synchronize information exchange
while keeping teams in their familiar environment

  • Centralization enables repeat cross-team task automation and reduces deployment errors
  • Subscriptions support automated event monitoring and change notification
  • "My Polarion" personal dashboard pushes important information to each user
  • Approval Center streamlines and accelerates formal approval processes
  • Electronic sign-off, with CFR 21 Part 11 compliant e-signatures
  • Fully-automated collaboration history reveals how decisions were made
 

 

Test Case ManagementCentralized Test Management

Specify, manage, and execute test cases on a unified platform

One contextual testing solution
for the entire team

  • Easy creation and linking of test cases to corresponding work items
  • Automation of bug reports and tasks for developers based on test failures
  • Workflow triggers to automatically run test script and report results
  • Import of test cases from a wide variety of 3rd party apps
  • Management of cases from any browser-enabled device
  • Bi-directionally synchronization of test cases between Microsoft Excel and Polarion ALM
  • Automated Test Case integration with 3rd party test automation tools via Open API, auto-run via Builds, import-ready for any test results in xUnit file format
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Specify, Manage, and Execute Test Cases
Specify, Manage, and Execute Test Cases
Specify, Manage, and Execute Test Cases
Test Specification document
Test Specification document
Test Specification document
Automatically created bug report
Automatically created bug report
Automatically created bug report
 

 

Traceability and Audit TrailsTraceability, Versioning, and Audit Trails

Understand the "Who, What, When and Why" of any changes

Easily prove compliance with
most common industry standards

  • Link from requirements all the way to implementation and test artifacts
  • Link one artifact to many, or many to one... including across projects
  • Assess change impact on other requirements, release timelines, resource allocations, etc.
  • "Visual Diff": Visually compare old documents with new versions via change highlights
  • “Time Machine”: Browse, search and report any historical state of your project
  • Link external artifacts: MATLAB Simulink® models, Enterprise Architect® UML, Git or SVN source code
  • Prove of standards compliance: FDA, FAA, ISO, SPICE, CMMI, IEC, CPI etc.
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Visual Diff
Visual Diff
Visual Diff
Customize Traceability Reports using Wiki
Customize Traceability Reports using Wiki
Customize Traceability Reports using Wiki
Traceability down to the source code revision
Traceability down to the source code revision
Traceability down to the source code revision
 

 

Live Reporting and DashboardsLive Reporting and Dashboards

Real time visibility into the status of your release

Visual metrics enable
continuous improvement

  • Stakeholders can review the real time project status online, even with mobile devices
  • Exclusive “Time Machine” lets you browse, and report from any historical baseline
  • Easily create your own reports
  • Leverage any of the reporting extensions available on the Polarion Extensions Portal
  • Run reports across multiple projects to help coordinate activities across disparate teams
  • Live reports with BIRT support for reporting across multiple data sources
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Cross-project reporting
Cross-project reporting
Cross-project reporting
Burn-down chart for release cycle
Burn-down chart for release cycle
Burn-down chart for release cycle
Project Dashboard
Project Dashboard
Project Dashboard
 

 

ExtensibilityConnectors and Extensibility

Easily integrate with popular tools and build your own apps and extensions

Leverage out-of-the-box
integrations and open APIs

  • Polarion Community of 10.000+ members and 150+ extensions
  • Certified integration with popular 3rd-party solutions:
    • HP Quality Center (software testing and test management)
    • Atlassian JIRA (defect tracking and Agile project management)
    • MATLAB Simulink (hardware design and modeling)
    • Sparx Enterprise Architect (UML modeling, model-driven design)
    • Etc.
  • Cooperative extensions with a growing list of strategic partners:
    • Klocwork (source code analysis)
    • Loadster (load and performance testing)
    • OpenMake (DevOps)
    • Etc.
  • Leverage open Java and Web Services APIs to build your own extensions
  • Polarion Professional Services custom connectors with almost any external solution
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Polarion Popular Extensions - Polarion POP
Polarion Popular Extensions - Polarion POP
Polarion Popular Extensions - Polarion POP
All kinds of extensions - e.g. Polarion integration with Eclipse IDE
All kinds of extensions - e.g. Polarion integration with Eclipse IDE
All kinds of extensions - e.g. Polarion integration with Eclipse IDE
Fully documented API
Fully documented API
Fully documented API
 

 

Performance and ScalabilityEnterprise-grade Performance and Scalability

Use native clustering for load balancing and fail-over strategies

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Browser-based ALM solution
that grows with you

  • Use one or multiple servers (physical, virtual, or combination)
  • Native clustering delivers:
    • Unique unified architecture with versioned storage
    • Failover strategy
    • Load balancing
  • Source code repository distribution

 

 

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