Since the announcement of the $10 million investment in Polarion Software by Siemens Venture Capital, I’ve briefed 11 analysts from 8 different analyst firms, answering their questions about how it will impact our business. I know they are not the only ones interested in what comes next, so here are the most common questions from these briefings… and of course, our answers. Read the rest of this entry »
Each Monday for the next several months, I’ll be posting useful info for medical device companies on using Polarion and Polarion extensions to streamline development, facilitate compliance, and accelerate time to market.
In our first series of articles we will focus on Polarion´s MedPack, created by our partner Medsoto GmbH. We will get an insight into MedPack and what kind of configuration will be delivered so you can save time and money.
We will start with a general introduction about the MedPack and in the next weeks we will have a deeper look into its components. Read the rest of this entry »
Both new and experienced Polarion users sometimes forget about the over 200 available extensions that augment and enhance the functionality of our application lifecycle management solutions. So every month for a while, we’re going to shine the spotlight on an extension that can help you get even more from Polarion solutions. This month: Polarion Work Item Integration with Tortoise SVN. Read the rest of this entry »
When we talk about the convergence of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) – we call it “PALM” – you might wonder if it’s just another buzzword. Maybe, but we think not. And if this slick new design from Audi is any indication, it would seem that PALM is not only a reality now, but a wave that’s just starting to build. Read the rest of this entry »
Do you test software in a major way? If so, I’m sure you will be interested and intrigued with Polarion’s upcoming presentation at STARCANADA: ”Why Classic Software Testing Doesn’t Work Anymore”. Read the rest of this entry »
We are pleased to announce the evolution of our Polarion Extension site (formerly “Polarion POP Extensions”) with the launch of our new app facility. The new site is designed for the Polarion user community to easily publish and download valuable extensions that continue to enhance your Polarion ecosystem. Read the rest of this entry »
By Veijo Inkiläinen, Planmeca Group
Planmeca Group is a leading manufacturer of dental and mammography x-ray imaging and dental care products, with sales in more than 100 countries, since 1971. We make safe medical devices with outstanding clinical performance for patients and users.
Our operation is regulated by medical industry standards such as ISO 13485, ISO 14971, IEC 60601, IEC 62304 and by European Union medical device directives as well as U.S. FDA QSR laws. The Regulatory view to the operation of a medical device manufacturer can be simplified by asking 3 important questions. Read the rest of this entry »
Polarion Software is attracting increasing numbers of people to the free webcasts and webinars we offer every month that provide valuable insights and practical info for people working in the industries and disciplines we serve with Polarion’s application lifecycle management solutions, often from people working in those areas. One bit of feedback we sometimes get from new attendees goes something like: “I thought the sessions would only be useful if you already use Polarion.” The fact is, you don’t have to be a Polarion user to get valuable take-aways from most of our informational offerings. Take for example the 2 webinars we have on tap for this month. Read the rest of this entry »
Customers consistently tell us how easy Polarion is to use, and how readily it is accepted by stakeholders from requirements engineers to testers to software developers. But what if you’re faced with the task of evaluating a new solution like Polarion. There’s a lot in it. How long will it take to grasp the basics? Where do you start?
Since most people come to Polarion looking for a Requirements Management solution, we decided to to start with that. We’ve created a new online short course designed to impart the essentials of Requirements Management with Polarion ALM… in about 15 minutes. Read the rest of this entry »
One of the things I like best about my job is the privilege of announcing a new Polarion release and revealing the result the efforts of Polarion’s amazing R&D team. The new 2014 release, available now, is the latest-greatest output. Here are the main highlights: Read the rest of this entry »