• Plutora Feature Release Notes For Mid-January 2020

    New Features Release Calendar Share View Now: Users can share their view of Release Calendar by clicking the Share View button, which will copy a URL to their clipboard that can be pasted into another application or document, and opened by other users. After opening the URL and logging into…

  • Plutora Feature Release Notes For Early December 2020

    New Features Finalize Releases with System Deployment Statuses Now, for Enterprise, Project, or Independent Releases: Users will be prompted to confirm the deployment status for each System within a Release when they set the release to an end state. Users can quickly select: All Systems and bulk update the status…

  • Plutora Feature Release Notes For Early November 2020

    New Features Grid Performance Enhancements Now, for the TECR, TEBR, and Change data grids: Only the visible data columns will be retrieved from the database, resulting in a performance enhancement when fewer columns are displayed. Deployment – KPIs Dashboard Now: The Deployment – KPIs Dashboard allows users to track key…

  • Plutora Feature Release Notes For Early October 2020

    New Features Search for Release Owner Now, for Release Manager: The Owner column: Has a grid column filter. Can be filtered using the Query Builder. Deployment Status Now: Enterprise, Project, and Independent Releases have consistent Deployment Statuses for Impacted Systems: Completed Pending Rejected Rollback. Deployment Status is visible in the…

  • System Setup Customization

    System Setup Customization gives Release Managers a better understanding of the impacts related to their projects by allowing Systems to be inherited from: Changes to Project or Independent Releases and via the API: PUT /changes/{changeid}/deliveryReleases/{releaseID} Child Project or Independent Releases to their parent Enterprise Release and via the API: PUT /releases/{id}…

  • Plutora Feature Release Notes For Early September 2020

    New Features PIR Item Enhancements Now: PIR Item APIs are available to support integrations with external applications. For example, your ITSM or Defect Management application: This includes updates to Attachments and Comments API so you can update PIR Items, Actions, Root Cause Analyses, and Preventative Measures. PIR Containers have been…

  • Manage Deployment – KPIs Dashboard

    Deployment – KPIs Dashboard allows users to track key metrics across Deployment Plans. Location To locate the Deployment – KPIs Dashboard: Request Plutora Support to add Deployment – KPIs Dashboard to your navigation menu. Go to Deployment > Deployment KPIs.   Layout The Deployment – KPIs Dashboard displays the following: Date Filters: Set the…

  • Quick Start Guide – Environment Managers

    The purpose of this article is to provide high-level instructions for managing Environments in Plutora. In Plutora, a System refers to an Application, and an Environment refers to an instance of a System. For example, several instances of a System are used during various Phases of testing (DEV, UAT, SIT)….

  • Manage +New

    The +New link in the navigation menu allows users to open a new record with only two clicks. What Records can be Created Using +New? The following record types can be created using +New: Release: Enterprise Release. Project Release. Independent Release. Release From Template. Environment: TECR. TEBR (with or without a…

  • Manage Environment – KPIs Dashboard

    Environment – KPIs Dashboard allows users to track key metrics across Environments. Location To locate the Environment – KPIs Dashboard: Request Plutora Support to add Environment – KPIs Dashboard to your navigation menu. Go to Environment > Environment KPIs.   Layout The Environment – KPIs Dashboard displays the following: Date Filters: Set the start…

  • Plutora Feature Release Notes For Early August 2020

    New Features Release – KPIs Dashboard Now: The Release – KPIs Dashboard allows users to track key metrics across releases. Ask Plutora’s Support to make the Release – KPIs Dashboard appear in your navigation menu: Release > Release KPIs.  Initiative Management Audit History API Now, the users of Plutora’s API can view the…

  • Manage Release – KPIs Dashboard

    Release – KPIs Dashboard allows users to track key metrics across Releases. Location To locate the Release – KPIs Dashboard: Request Plutora Support to add Release – KPIs Dashboard to your navigation menu. Go to Release > Release KPIs.   Layout The Release – KPIs Dashboard displays the following: Date Filters: Set the…

  • Manage Environment Drift Report

    Environment Drift Report allows users to track version numbers across the Environments of selected Environment Groups. This allows users to track the progress of updates and features through their Environments and be able to tell whether an Environment needs to be updated. Location To locate the Environment Drift Report: Go to Reporting >…

  • Plutora Is Ending Support For Microsoft Internet Explorer Browser

    Dear Valued Customer,  From September 1, 2020, Plutora will no longer address bugs, performance problems, or issues relating to Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and all prior versions of Explorer.  In some cases, future user interactions with Plutora will not work using Microsoft Internet Explorer. The latest version of Microsoft Internet…

  • How Are Environment Booking Conflicts Defined?

    Environment booking conflicts are caused by two or more bookings being created for the same Environment or Environment Group during the same time period. Only bookings with a status of Pending will be considered as having a conflict and users can resolve this conflict by either: Approving or rejecting the bookings….

  • Plutora Feature Release Notes Late June 2020

    Features Included in the Late June 2020 Release Version Number 2.8.0 Regional Release Schedule Type Schedule* User Acceptance Testing June 23, 2020 Asia-Pacific Release July 2, 2020 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm AEST Europe Release July 6, 2020 1:00 am – 4:00 am BST Americas Release July 5, 2020 9:00…

  • Plutora Feature Release Notes Late May 2020

    Features Included in the Late May 2020 Release Version Number 2.7.0 Regional Release Schedule Type Schedule* User Acceptance Testing May 22, 2020 Asia-Pacific Release Europe Release Americas Release *Subject to change. Functionality Enhancements Security Enhancements Now: Password complexity rules are enforced for all users and can no longer be set…

  • Plutora Feature Release Notes Late April 2020

    Features Included in the Late April 2020 Release Version Number 2.6.0 Regional Release Schedule Type Schedule* User Acceptance Testing April 21, 2020 Asia-Pacific Release Europe Release Americas Release *Subject to change. Functionality Enhancements Environment Schedule TECR Enhancements Now, TECR rows are toggled to hide or display in Environment Schedule via…

  • Manage Environment Utilization Report

    Environment Utilization Report allows users to see how their Environments and Environment Groups are being used over time. Location To locate the Environment Utilization Report: Go to Reporting > Analytics > Explore > Environments > How are my environments being utilized? Click Environment Utilization. Layout The Environment Utilization Report displays the following: Filters: The…

  • Manage TECRs With Outages Impacting Releases Report

    TECRs with Outages Impacting Releases Report allows users to see the Releases which are impacted by TECR Outages. Accountable Environment Managers can then be asked to move the outages. Location To locate the TECRs with Outages Impacting Releases Report Report: Go to Reporting > Analytics. Search for TECRs with Outages Impacting Releases….

  • Manage Environment Conflicts Report

    Environment Conflicts Report allows users to see and resolve booking conflicts. Location To locate the Environment Conflicts Report: Go to Reporting > Analytics. Search for Environment Conflicts. Layout The Environment Conflicts Report displays the following: Filters: The top section of the Environment Conflicts Report allows the user to filter the data in…

  • Plutora Feature Release Notes Early April 2020

    Features Included in the Early April 2020 Release Version Number 2.5.0 Regional Release Schedule Type Schedule* User Acceptance Testing April 9, 2020 Asia-Pacific Release Europe Release Americas Release *Subject to change. Functionality Enhancements SSO Role Assertion Now, User Roles can be asserted in SSO. See examples. Either of the following…

  • Plutora Feature Release Notes Late March 2020

    Features Included in the Late March 2020 Release Version Number 2.4.0 Regional Release Schedule Type Schedule* User Acceptance Testing March 25, 2020 Asia-Pacific Release Europe Release Americas Release *Subject to change. Functionality Enhancements Customizations Enhancements Now, Plutora’s Customizations have been: Grouped together if they are used together, such as custom…

  • Plutora Feature Release Notes Early March 2020

    Features Included in the Early March 2020 Release Version Number 2.3.0 Regional Release Schedule Type Schedule* User Acceptance Testing March 6, 2020 Asia-Pacific Release Europe Release Americas Release *Subject to change. Functionality Enhancements External API Enhancements Now, the users of Plutora’s API can: Manage URL attachments for all entities where {type} is…

  • Manage DevOps Dashboard

    DevOps Dashboard allows users to track the following KPIs based on DORA’s research: Deployment Frequency: How Often Do You Deploy? Change Failure Rate: How Well Do You Deploy? Lead Time for Changes: How Fast Do You Deploy? Mean Time to Recover: How Quickly Do You Fix Problems? DORA’s research provides…