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3 days ago
 

Tech Tips & Tricks: How can I access Highcharts that requires highcharts-more.js file?

Polarion 2014 introduced the Highcharts library enabling you to easily implement various kinds of charts such as bar, line, area, area spline, pie etc. In addition to these, there are also other types of charts like columnrange chart  (http://www.highcharts.com/demo/columnrange) – that require the  highcharts-more.js file.

This comes out-of-the-box in Polarion 2014 SR2 and up, but if you cannot update to the latest version for some reason here is how such chart can be implemented in Polarion: Read the rest of this entry »

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1 week ago
 

Accelerate Automotive Innovation to Top Speed (Part 6 of 6)

This series of articles has presented an in-depth look at the challenges facing the rapid advance of mechatronics in the automotive industry, and discusses business best practices gleaned from our customers successfully using Polarion solutions to meet the challenges.

Part 1 was an overview of the challenges. Part 2 looked at effective real-time collaboration strategies. Part 3 discussed the strategy of proactive protection of quality and functional safety. Part 4 looked at the strategy of rapid response to defects after market introduction. Part 5 looked into compliance with automotive standards.

This final installment of the series will talk about responding to defects discovered after a product launch. At the end of this article, you can download the entire content of this 6-part series as a free PDF whitepaper. Read the rest of this entry »

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2 weeks ago
 

Accelerate Automotive Innovation to Top Speed (Part 5 of 6)

This series of articles presents an in-depth look at the challenges facing the rapid advance of mechatronics in the automotive industry, and discusses business best practices gleaned from our customers successfully using Polarion solutions to meet the challenges.

Part 1 was an overview of the challenges. Part 2 looked at effective real-time collaboration strategies. Part 3 discussed the strategy of proactive protection of quality and functional safety. Part 4 looked at the strategy of rapid response to defects after market introduction. This fifth article continues the discussion of strategies. Read the rest of this entry »

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3 weeks ago
 

New Features of the Polarion Customer Service Portal

One major thing that contributes to a tech company’s success is how well they support their customers. At Polarion, “good enough” has never been good enough. Our goal is excellent customer support. In this article, I’d like to tell you a bit about our  support portal, and what we’ve done to make sure it meets the needs of our customers, as well as our support team. Read the rest of this entry »

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4 weeks ago
 

Accelerate Automotive Innovation to Top Speed (Part 4 of 6)

Innovation has become an exercise of advancing embedded systems to stay ahead in the highly competitive automotive industry. While opening up great new opportunities, integration of software into mechatronics also presents unprecedented challenges to development teams.

This series of articles presents an in-depth look at the challenges facing the rapid advance of mechatronics in the automotive industry, and discusses business best practices gleaned from our customers successfully using Polarion solutions to meet the challenges. Part 1 was an overview of the challenges. Part 2 looked at effective real-time collaboration strategies. Part 3 discussed Proactive Protection of Quality and Functional Safety. This fourth article continues the discussion of strategies. Read the rest of this entry »

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4 weeks ago
 

Featured Extension: Live Status Reveals Optimal Work Item Flow and Current State

People who are new to Polarion (and even some who are not so new) often take quite some time before they look into the many Polarion extensions available on the Polarion Extension Portal. This is understandable, as it may take a while to understand what sort of added or enhanced functionality might help them.

Extensions range from integrations with other tools, to project templates, to enhancements of out-of-box Polarion features. We hope you’ll find the time to explore the portal on your own and see what’s there. There is quite a bit, so to help you out, we’ve decided to point you to at least one extension every month that various people here at Polarion feel is cool and useful. This month’s featured extension is called Work Item Live Status. Read the rest of this entry »

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1 month ago
 

Accelerate Automotive Innovation to Top Speed (Part 3 of 6)

Innovation has become an exercise of advancing embedded systems to stay ahead in the highly competitive automotive industry. While opening up great new opportunities, integration of software into mechatronics also presents unprecedented challenges to development teams.

This series of articles presents an in-depth look at the challenges facing the rapid advance of mechatronics in the automotive industry, and discusses business best practices gleaned from our customers successfully using Polarion solutions to meet the challenges. Part 1 was an overview of the challenges. Part 2 looked at effective real-time collaboration strategies. In this third article, we’ll continue the discussion of strategies for mastering them. Read the rest of this entry »

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1 month ago
 

Join Polarion at SD Times Webinar on Application Release Automation

Polarion’s Director of Technical Services, David Merrill, will co-present a webinar sponsored by SD Times, titled “Consistently Achieve Higher Quality with Application Release Automation” coming up in a few days. The webinar is free and registration is still open.  Read the rest of this entry »

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1 month ago
 

Morris Medical Monday: Work Item Type “Tool”

Welcome back to Morris Medical Monday: a weekly series for medical device development companies (and companies who are related to such companies), providing some useful information about Polarion solutions and Polarion extensions.

Today we will continue on the subject of Polarion’s MedPack extension, and have a look into MedPack’s Tool type Work Item.

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2 months ago
 

Morris Medical Monday: Work Item Type “System Requirement”

Welcome back to Morris Medical Monday: a weekly series for medical device development companies (and companies who are related to such companies), providing some useful information about Polarion solutions and Polarion extensions.

Today we will continue on the subject of Polarion’s MedPack extension, and have a look into MedPack’s System Requirement type Work Item.

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