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Jama Connect® 8.69 Cloud

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Release date US: 2022/01/07 Release date AU/EU: 2022/01/08  Review Center Performance Improvements This release features the first in a series of performance and scale improvements as we continue to align the usability and depth of capability in Jama Connect with the explosive growth of our customers' adoption and usage. In Jama Connect 8.69, users will experience a significant reduction in time to open an existing review in Review Center.  While users will experience appreciable improvements in reviews of any size, larger reviews of 250+ items will see remarkable improvements in load times.    Performance and usability guidance ...
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Release date US: 2021/12/10 Release date AU/EU: 2021/12/11   Introducing the Categories feature We are excited to introduce the first iteration of the cross-project feature   categories . Use the Categories feature to organize and view items based on classifications like configurations, allocations, releases, or features. This feature offers a view into how items and components can build a final product.    Use the Categories feature to: Allocate requirements to a hierarchy of items in a system of systems context where the items might exist in multiple projects Manage releases for multiple items that live in multiple projects Identify variants ...
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Release date: 2021/11/29   This hotfix release includes general performance and security improvements, along with the following resolved issues: A resolved performance issue related to the "View all locked items" count in the content header A new option to enable/disable the PDF output when exporting a Velocity report. Previously, PDF outputs were automatically included with any HTML and/or Word export of Velocity reports. Resolved issues ID Resolution SOS-DEF-5624 Performance improvement related to View all locked items count.
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Release date: 2021/11/03 This patch release resolves an issue where some customers experienced slow or stalled re-indexing after they upgraded to Jama Connect 8.62.3. To resolve this issue, the search service packaged with this release was updated to version 4.1.5.     Notes for on-premises administrators New database schemas are required for this release Before you can install or upgrade to the Jama Connect 8.62.4 release you must first create two new database schemas to support the new SAML and OAuth authentication options. For the upgrade to complete, organizations using Microsoft SQL Server must enter database users in Replicated. Without these ...
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Release date EU/US: 2021/11/12 Release date AU: 2021/11/13   Remove and recover items from a review  With this release, review moderators can remove and recover items from active reviews without altering the project source.  When you pair these actions with the Approval workflow, those items remain in their original state and aren't updated when the review is finalized.  When an item is removed from the review and the review is republished, the item in the corresponding baseline is also removed.  When items are removed, you can't: Access Single Item View from the review Approve, reject, or add comments Edit the item To remove ...
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Browsers: Note that browser zoom is supported only at 100%. Use of browser extensions/add-ons or the enablement of Compatibility View is not supported while using Jama Connect. To prevent session issues, the application should be used in a single browser window.  Edge Chromium Firefox** Google Chrome** Safari** * Note that support for IE11 is dropped with this release **We will support versions released over the past 12 months.   Supported Word Processor and Spreadsheet Programs for Exports and Reports: Office 365 for Mac Office 365 for Windows Server Components: Jama Connect does not support high availability ...
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Release date AU/EU/US: 2021/10/27 Add multiple items with "Quick add" When brainstorming with your team, you may want to quickly capture the flow of ideas. In Jama Connect, the "Quick add" option lets you easily add multiple items using only the Name and Description fields. After you create the item, you can edit it to add more fields. The "Quick add" option allows you to: Add up to 50 rows at a time. Each row represents a single item that can be added to a set of like items.  Use the tab key to quickly move across the table.  Note : "Quick add" respects item-type configurations of the Description field (read-only, required field). ...
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For our self-hosted customers that use any Jama Connect 8.X, adding a file type to the attachments allow list is as easy as logging in as the root user and editing the list under System Properties.  For our customers that are hosting their own Jama Connect version 2015.5 or older, it’s a bit more involved. You’ll need to edit the contour-service-attachment.xml file. To do this you’ll need to:  Stop the Tomcat server  systemctl stop tomcat Take a backup of contour-service-attachment.xml, located on the application server in  {tomcat_home} > webapps > contour > WEB-INF > classes > context . Search for the following line: <bean ...
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To learn more about Jama Connect Interchange, please contact your Account Manager.  Visit our Services Practices Library HERE to access the Jama Connect Interchange User Guide.
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Release Schedule for Best Effort Versions of Jama Connect Release Schedule for Supported Versions and future Versions of Jama Connected located HERE . Release Planned Dates  End of Life (EOL) 8.33.0 Cloud January 12, 2019 Express 8.24 - Jan 2019 8.34.0 Cloud February 9, 2019 8.35.0 Cloud March 13, 2019 8.36.0 Cloud April 10, 2019 8.36.0 Standard April 16, 2019 Legacy Jira Connectors - April 2019 8.37.0 Cloud May 8, 2019 8.38.0 Cloud June 8, 2019 8.39.0 Cloud July 13, 2019 Jama Analyze - July 2019 ...
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Release date US/EU: 2021/10/15 Release date AU: 2021/10/16   Integrating OSLC Model Connector with Jama Connect With this release, you can now integrate the Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC) model connector with Jama Connect through Smartfacts. This integration provides clear visibility to model artifacts in real-time, further enhancing your Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approach. Important:  Contact your Jama Software Account Manager to set up access to the OSLC Model Connector and MID Smartfacts. For more information, see   Jama Connect OSLC Model Connector Datasheet .   In Single Item View, you can configure specific ...
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Release date US/EU: 2021/09/17 Release date AU: 2021/09/18   The Review Center header gets a new look This release continues the introduction of a new interface design for the Jama Connect Review Center. For a consistent and organized user experience, we created a standardized design pattern to make actions and views more visible. Buttons replace drop-down menus and interactive links (breadcrumb navigation) now indicate the location in your project hierarchy. Add multiple items with "Quick add" When brainstorming with your team, you may want to quickly capture the flow of ideas. In Jama Connect, the Quick add option lets you easily add multiple ...
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Release date AU/EMEA/US: 2021/08/27   Jama Connect 8.62.3 - Self-hosted Customize SAML/OAuth database configurations Added capability for the configuration for the two database schemas required to support the new SAML and OAuth authentication options and the installation the 8.62 Standard release. You can now determine the usernames, password and database schema names for both the SAML and OAuth services in both MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server.   Notes for on-premises administrators   New database schemas are required for this release Before you can install or upgrade to the Jama Connect 8.62.3 release you must first create two new database schemas ...
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Release date US/EU: 2021/08/20 Release date AU: 2021/08/21   Updates from customer feedback Project Admins can now unlock user-locked items in Single Item View. Organizational Admins can now apply a setting which will allow two locked items to be related to each other. Resolved issues ID Description SOS-DEF-2637  Locked items can be unlocked by a project admin with the appropriate permissions.  SOS-DEF-4625 Users with create/edit permissions can now assign a test case to a test group from the API using POST /testplans/{id}/testgroups/{testGroupId}/testcases. SOS-DEF-5334 Project ...
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Release date US: 2021/08/03 Release date AU/EU: 2021/08/04   The Jama Connect header gets a new look This release continues the introduction of a new interface design for the Jama Connect content headers. For a consistent and organized user experience, we created a standardized design pattern to make actions and views more visible. Buttons replace drop-down menus and interactive links (breadcrumb navigation) now indicate the location in your project hierarchy.    The header is divided into two sections: Views —  Information and actions that relate to the presentation of your data.  Actions —  The things you can do with the currently displayed ...
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Introduction A best practice for managing projects within Jama is to create and maintain project dashboards. Project dashboards leverage dashboard widgets for tracking key project metrics and may be modified as the project progresses. Creating a Project Dashboard has (but is not limited to) the following benefits: - Visibility for tracking statuses Bar graphs and pie charts are leveraged to display important project metrics Dashboard widgets are interactive: Easily click into a specific status (i.e. requirements in “draft” state or requirements in “approved” state) Allows for team members to quickly access content areas requiring attention ...
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Release date US: 2021/07/23 Release date AU/EU: 2021/07/24 Usability improvements You can now resize review comment windows.    Updates from customer feedback In List View, you can now remove tags when you bulk edit items. Resolved issues ID Description SOS-DEF-5044 When you batch edit items from filter results, you can no longer update release and tag values from another project. SOS-DEF-5138 When the rich text editor is maximized, the formatting bar and header are now correctly displayed. SOS-DEF-5153 You can now save and add another item from Single Item View. SOS-DEF-5302 ...
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When creating a Velocity report you will need to call the Jama Velocity API, but at first glance it can be overwhelming. This short guide is intended to give some clarity to navigating the documentation. When visiting the API home page , select the version of Jama the report will be running against (the links in this article will be to the most recent self hosted version). The Getting Started section gives you a quick look at a few of the tools you can use in your report (and you can find more details about how to code in Velocity here ). Commonly used examples in the generic Velocity tools and libraries include: Turn a value into an integer: $mathTool.toInteger( ...
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Release date AU/EMEA/US: 2021/06/28    Jama Connect 8.62.2 - Standard This patch release resolves an issue where select items were not viewable due to a workflow-related data exception and customers were receiving an "Unknown error" message.  Resolved issues ID Resolution SOS-DEF-5365 Items are now viewable and do not display an "Unknown error" message.
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Release date AU/EMEA/US: 2021/06/25    Jama Connect 8.62.2 - Cloud This patch release resolves an issue where select items were not viewable due to a workflow-related data exception and customers were receiving an "Unknown error" message.  Resolved issues ID Resolution SOS-DEF-5365 Items are now viewable and do not display an "Unknown error" message.
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