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Release date AU: 2020/08/07 Release date US/EMEA: 2020/08/07      Configure review comments to appear in your project Comments made during a review can now be configured to appear in the project view for that item. When enabled by the administrator, review moderators can — for each review — allow comments to be displayed for the item in that project. Comments are visible as they are made and during the review, and remain after the review is closed.    This option needs to be enabled in two places for it to take effect. The administrator must enable it in the Review Center Settings and moderators must enable it when they create a review.   Review ...
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As of September 30, 2020, Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 will no longer be supported in Jama hosted applications. All customers will be required to support TLS 1.2 (or a later version) after this date in order to function properly.  Although we currently show little TLS 1.0 and 1.1 usage, we are providing notice of this change so that you can update any affected clients as necessary.  The security of your data is important, and we are committed to transparency about changes that could affect your use of Jama hosted applications.    TLS 1.0 and 1.1 are out-of-date protocols that do not support modern cryptographic algorithms, and they contain ...
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Release date AU/US/EMEA: 2020/07/28 This patch release resolves issues from additional permissions that adversely affected reporting performance and incorrectly hid data. Additionally, an issue to the Baseline Compare report was addressed where relationships were not being included. Permissions   Self-hosted organization administrators now have the ability to selectively extend permission checking for specific custom reports.  Notes for self-hosted administrators This release requires Replicated version 2.42.4 or later. This release requires that specific Replicated network interface configuration options are set when installing or ...
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The Velocity PDF report output allows report writers to upload HTML templates with full Velocity script support.  including header and footer customization, and control of page size, margin, style, and layout. This document explains the basics of writing HTML templates for Velocity PDFs. Note : Jama Software uses a third-party library called Aspose to create PDFs. Aspose supports CSS styles when creating a PDF, but there might be some variations in the output. Basic HTML Template The most basic template is plain HTML with a <body> section. Opening the HTML file in a browser is the fastest, easiest way to check the look and layout. If included, ...
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Release date AU: 2020/07/10 Release date US/EMEA: 2020/07/10   New options for custom reports    Formatting    An upgraded Velocity exporter allows report writers to upload HTML templates with full Velocity script support, including header and footer customization, and control of page size, margin, style, and layout.    Important : For Velocity reports in PDF format to appear correctly,   changes must be made to your custom PDF reports . For more information, see the community guide on custom velocity PDF exports or contact your consultant.   Permissions   Self-hosted organization administrators now have the ability to selectively ...
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Release date AU/US/EMEA: 2020/06/24 This patch release addresses a security configuration in our self-hosted deployment configuration. The only change in this patch is to the configuration scheme, there are no other code changes to the actual Jama application. We are trying to limit the change management impact with this patch release.  Notes for self-hosted administrators This release requires Replicated version 2.42.5. This release requires that specific Replicated network interface configuration options are set when installing or upgrading. The provided installation script ensures that the correct version of Replicated is installed and automates ...
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Release date AU/US/EMEA: 2020/06/24 This patch release addresses a security configuration in our self-hosted deployment configuration. The only change in this patch is to the configuration scheme, there are no other code changes to the actual Jama application. We are trying to limit the change management impact with this patch release.  Notes for self-hosted administrators This release requires Replicated version 2.42.5. This release requires that specific Replicated network interface configuration options are set when installing or upgrading. The provided installation script ensures that the correct version of Replicated is installed and automates ...
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Release date AU/US/EMEA: 2020/06/24 This patch release addresses a security configuration in our self-hosted deployment configuration. The only change in this patch is to the configuration scheme, there are no other code changes to the actual Jama application. We are trying to limit the change management impact with this patch release.  Notes for self-hosted administrators This release requires Replicated version 2.42.5. This release requires that specific Replicated network interface configuration options are set when installing or upgrading. The provided installation script ensures that the correct version of Replicated is installed and automates ...
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Release date AU: 2020/06/05 Release date US/EMEA: 2020/06/05   Managing access to the equation editor Organization administrators can assign individual users access to the WIRIS MathType Editor. Note: Access to the equation editor is optional.  Contact your Jama Software account manager if you are interested in licensing this capability.   Updates from customer feedback In List View, you can now include the number of attachments and links in the items table.    The Actions menu now includes the option to   View all locked items .    When editing items, the   Save & done  button is now highlighted ...
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We at Jama Software have been working with industry leading medical device companies over the past decade streamlining  their device product development , simplifying regulatory submissions and audit preparations , and accelerating  time to market.     Today we bring that partnership to the next level with  a new solution designed to help engineering teams better manage device requirements, risk and design control all on one powerful platform. The newest release makes regulatory submissions and audit preparations a straightforward process, speeding time-to-market deployment with no reduction in quality.   With Jama for Medical Device Development, ...
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Jama Community Badges Earn badges while building relationships in Jama's Community!  Admin Badges   New Member Badge  For new members in their first 90 days. 1st Level: Collaborator Badge When a Community member helps another with feedback, tips, or suggestions.  Advanced Level: Helper Badge   When a Community member is consistently helpful to other users.  Advanced Level: Solver and Tech Wizard Badges When a Community member shares a hard-won technical solution such as  code snippets, Velocity reporting ...
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  The Jama Connect 8.49 Spring Standard Release is here, now available for download.  To catch you up on what’s included, you’ll find a few highlights below.  For the full list of capabilities and resolved issues, check out  the  R elease  N otes.        Baselines   This release introduces a new Baseline  search  feature, making it easier to find the baselines, folders or sources you’re looking for.  You can now:    Search for baselines, folders, or sources and the results will be highlighted    Drag and drop search results and everything will still remain highlighted    Refresh the tree to clear the highlighting   ...
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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.    Internet Explorer 11*  Edge Chromium Firefox** Firefox ESR  Google Chrome** Safari** *Note that IE is not supported with the Admin Console in on-premises installations of Jama 8.x using versions of Replicated < 2.4.0. **We will support versions released over the past 12 months.   Supported Word Processor and Spreadsheet Programs for Exports and Reports: ...
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Release date AU/US/EMEA: 2020/05/06 Baselines: Improved usability, organization structure and search   Baseline IDs All baselines now display a unique and non-editable identifier that is generated when the baseline is created.  Track baseline name changes Previously, when a baseline name was edited it would update all activities with the new name, making it hard to track name changes in the activity stream. Now you can tell when the name of a baseline has been changed because the baseline ID stays the same and the name is updated.  Updated the language from baseline folder to baseline source Baselines have ...
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Release date AU: 2020/05/08 Release date US/EMEA: 2020/05/08   Updates to baseline permissions  Organization and project administrators can edit the name and description of a signed baseline.   Updates from customer feedback From the Organization Details page, administrators can generate equation images as PNG or SVG files using the WIRIS MathType editor.     Resolved issues ID Resolution SOS-DEF-4064 The logout timer now works as designed. SOS-DEF-4678 When updating existing items with round-trip imports, the system will stop the import and alert the user when there are two rows in Excel ...
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Introduction A best practice in administering Jama Connect is to create a Template Project that can be reused/duplicated as necessary. Creating a Template Project has the following benefits: - Standardize methodology A Template Project is a good way to enforce standardization of the requirements management and testing ​processes by using the same data templates and relationship rule configuration. Each team may operate in their own project in Jama which will allow flexibility and customization at the project level for things like a project tree structure, tags, release list, and workflows. - Increase speed for setting up new project ...
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We hope everybody’s staying safe and healthy  right now . All of us at Jama Software work from home now  like you,  and we’re here to help you get through the challenges the next few months could bring.  As you change the way you do business, we want to support you in any way we can maximizing the effectiveness of Jama Connect  and manage your product development.   Here are a few ways  in which you can reach out to if you need more assistance right now:   Contact your  Account Manager for an assessment with one of our consultants   to address your specific needs as you seek to increase adoption and virtual team productivity.   ...
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What’s New  in Jama Connect 8.49!   We are excited to announce several enhancements to the latest release of Jama Connect for our Cloud customers, available today,  April 1 7 .       This release introduces a new  Baseline search  feature,  making it easier to find the baselines , folders  or sources you’re looking for.  You can now:   Search for baselines , folders, or  sources and the results will be highlighted   Drag and drop search results and everything will still remain highlighted   Refresh the tree to clear the highlighting     Also, now when you click a Baseline ID, that will open up where ...
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Jama Connect 8.49 Cloud Release date AU/US/EMEA: 2020/04/17 Baseline search and usability improvements Use the new baseline search feature to find a source or baseline. Keep the number of project baselines and sources under 14,000 to maintain efficient search performance.    When you type a search request, the results are highlighted so you can find them easily.      When you clear the search field, the results from the previous search are expanded and highlighted in the baseline tree.      When you create a folder or baseline, it is highlighted in the baseline tree. Selecting the baseline ID in the activity stream highlights the baseline ...
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For the Jama product team, your feedback in the user community plays an integral part in shaping our product roadmap. We believe that community extends beyond the digital space to our customers’ workplaces and workflows. The face-to-face conversations we have with you inspire our team in ways not always possible through email or chat.  To that end, we are thrilled to announce our latest opportunity to continue those conversations: the  Jama User Research Program . This program is designed to foster collaboration with you, our customers, so that we can create user-centered solutions. Hearing directly from you gives our product and design teams critical feedback ...
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