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Dear Polarion Friends,

The new Polarion 2013 Release is now available and marks another big step in supporting our enterprise customers to make their product development better, faster, and insure the achievement of various compliancy rules and guidelines. With our iOS App ALM2GO™, our customers now have full reviewer functionality on their Apple® iPhone® or iPad®.

The new Polarion Web based Trainings (WBT) are designed to help our new customers quickly come up-to-speed with the usage of Polarion. But they are also for our long-lasting customers, as the WBTs are an easy way to stay up-to-date on specific topics or to learn easy and fast new features and Use Cases.

We are also very proud to welcome a whole range of new fortune 1000 customers at Polarion like Motorola, Liebherr-Aerospace, Huntington Ingalls Industry, Fraport, FIAT, and Finmeccanica.

I wish you happy reading.

Yours sincerely,

Frank Schröder


What you should know about Polarion Release 2013

Polarion 2013 has recently been released... are you ready for it? We have several different resources to help you learn more about the new release. Our blogpost “Polarion 2013 – Just Released” highlights the top new features and enhancements of Polarion 2013 along with our newest product, Polarion® CLOUD™. Or if you’re already ready to test drive its features, you can head straight to the Polarion 2013 page. Lastly, there’s also a recorded General Announcement webinar, which you can watch for free here:
“Learn what is new and exciting with Polarion 2013”.


It’s simple–the Polarion CLOUD

Our newest product, Polarion CLOUD Hosting, provides all the features most teams will ever need installed, maintained, and supported by Polarion IT personnel. Polarion CLOUD delivers a complete hosted solution that’s cost-efficient, secure, reliable, and with the ultimate flexibility. It’s that simple. Learn more here: polarion.com/cloud

Polarion Cloud Hosting


ALM2GOPolarion Anywhere:
the new ALM2GO app

We live in a mobile world. With the new release, you can access your Polarion projects anywhere with the iOS app ALM2GO, which delivers all the functionality of Polarion® REVIEWER™.

Download the free app today!



Why you should attend STAREAST 2013

In the world of testing conferences, the STAR conferences are a big deal. That’s why we’re stepping up our game this year. Besides showcasing Polarion QA and our event presentation, we’ve also scheduled some technical demos at our booth:

  1. Connecting with HPQC using Polarion ALM
  2. ALM2GO demo – mobile testing
  3. Test Automation with VectorCast
You can sign up for a demo already (seats are limited!) or read more on our presence at STAREAST here: polarion.com/stareast2013

StarEast, Florida


Kick Off 2013: Real people. Real products. Real value.

During a jam-packed learning week, Polarion employees, partners and guests gathered from all around the world to kick off the 2013 Release and expand on how to better help our customers.

It was truly a pleasure to see everyone face-to-face, and it was especially exciting to hear our guest presenters discuss our growth so far, our values, and our promising future. You can read our blogpost “Blog- Kick-Off 2013: Work, play, and the newest Polarion release” for more info, which details our customer speakers, our other guest presenters, and how we all bonded in Prague (where Kick Off was located): “Work, play, and the newest Polarion release”.


embedded world 2013embedded world 2013

We were a proud exhibitor at embedded world 2013, one of the largest events focusing on embedded systems. Check out our short blogpost “A Smarter World– Recap of embedded world 2013” to read about our “beary” cool mascot’s appearance, what created buzz around Polarion during the event, and our exciting award nomination: blog.polarion.com/?p=3109.


Polarion SubversiveHappy 8th Birthday, Subversive!

Come join us in celebrating our open-source project’s success by reading about its origins, present, and plans for the future: “Subversive Story – Polarion Celebrates 8th Birthday of its Subversive Open-Source Project (1 of 3)”. We congratulate Subversive on its accomplishments and look forward to many more birthdays to come!


Benefits of Web-Based Trainings

Polarion E-Learning now brings the trainer directly to your screen in a time- and cost-effective way, no matter where you may be. Benefits include: a real trainer (no registered videos), small groups, short learning modules, and online training projects. Web-Based Trainings

Polarion Fundamentals - Work Items and Documents
26 April 2013 9:30 am - 12:00 (Pacific Time)

Polarion Fundamentals - Traceability, Queries and Wiki
03 April 2013 9:30 am - 12:00 (Pacific Time)

Polarion REQUIREMENTS - Manage Requirements and Specifications
10 May 2013 9:30 am - 12:00 (Pacific Time)

Polarion REQUIREMENTS - Verification, Validation and Planning
17 May 2013 9:30 am - 12:00 (Pacific Time)

Polarion REQUIREMENTS - Variants and Baselines
24 May 2013 9:30 am - 12:00 (Pacific Time)

Polarion REQUIREMENTS - Change Management
07 June 2013 9:30 am - 12:00 (Pacific Time)


Customer Success Story: Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe

 Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe is a system provider focusing not only on semiconductors, but also on embedded software development to provide full embedded system solutions. For the customer it is of primary importance to deliver a certain level of software quality in the automotive industry. To achieve this, they set up a Quality Initiative project with the goal of achieving compliance with SPICE Levels 2 and 3. The company evaluated several other tools that are widely used on the market. And they finally chose Polarion because it not only delivered the best quality-price ratio, but it also satisfied all the company’s technical requirements.

Highlights: ISO 26262/IEC 61508 Compliance for Functional Safety, 80% time reduced on traceability management, SPICE Level 2 and 3.

Read the full Customer Success Story here: Download the PDF


Featured POP extension: EAPO 2.0 Professional Edition

Emerasoft, the Italian Polarion Partner, has recently launched the EAPO Connector to the market. Witch just a few clicks, you can synchronize Enterprise Architect diagrams and Polarion Work items inside the EA interface. The new commercial version covers many improvements from the lite version and is now available on our POP site.


What people have to say about Polarion

“We have used Polarion over the last 5 years in a lot of different projects. Polarion allowed us to provide a standard process and reports; projects could adapt that locally. The great support of Polarion helped us to manage all upgrades and transitions seamlessly.”
    —Dr. Markus Liebelt, T-Systems, International GmbH

“I was waiting for this for a long time. I'm excited to access my projects from everywhere by my mobile phone.”
    —BlackNo1, Apple App Store




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