Why Confluence? Or perhaps the first question should be – why quality management? Most medical device companies need to have a compliant quality management system in place to assure consistent quality of their product. Quality management system consists of a number of written procedures and a multitude of records that will be generated during […]
How to Create a Risk Traceability Matrix in Jira
Risk Traceability is a great way to get a quick overview of the completeness of risk management process and it is often used in the regulated industries. The traceability matrix shows the coverage of risks by mitigation and verification actions. For example, in the medical device industry, both the FDA and ISO 14971 require bi-directional […]
How to Create a Risk from Jira Support Ticket?
Jira is the most flexible task management tool there is. No wonder that more than 200’000 companies across the world have found it useful. It helps software teams build their products, prioritise their backlog and manage any upcoming issues within their team. Most of these companies are using Jira Service Management to collect customer feedback […]
Surviving Risk Management Audit with Excel: a True Account on why we Built our own Risk Management Apps on Jira
“Ok, let’s follow a few of these risk mitigation actions down to outputs and verification activities” says the auditor. A typical question. Anybody who’s ever been audited for risk management process, has been here dozens of times. While I try to bring the attention of the auditor to another topic, I know a few meters […]
SoftComply Supports the Humanitarian Efforts in the Ukrainian Conflict
In addition to the Atlassian’s concession program that provides financial relief to the Ukrainian customers, we at SoftComply will offer our apps for free to all companies offering humanitarian aid to those affected by the war in Ukraine. Should your company be one of the many providing humanitarian aid in the region of the conflict […]
How to Report Risks in Jira
When you manage your product risks in a highly regulated industry, you are well-aware that it is a business-critical and ever-lasting journey. While you may be continuously on this journey, your colleagues, managers and auditors often want to get a quick overview about it. There are those who will want to understand the statistics about […]
How to Manage Software Risks in Jira?
Perhaps the question we should ask first is: WHY MANAGE RISKS IN JIRA? A growing number of software product companies in the world are already using Atlassian tools and enjoying the seamless integration between project and document management with easy tracking and monitoring of their work. More and more companies are ready to abandon standalone […]
How to Make your Confluence Pages Static & Compare them with the SoftComply Static Snapshots app
With the SoftComply Static Snapshots app you can capture and freeze the dynamic content of your pages in Confluence Cloud. This is something you may want to do to better measure progress over time or to make sure that the content of the pages that need to be approved will not change in the future. […]
How to Report Risks in Confluence
Managing your product risks in Jira is great – you can use the flexibility of Jira to add various fields to the risk table, customise the risk table and the risk matrices and filter/sort the data any which way you want when using the SoftComply Risk Manager app on Jira. But what if you’d like to report your risks […]
Six Must-Have Atlassian Cloud Apps for the Regulated Industries
With Atlassian’s Server end of life approaching in a few years, most companies need to decide whether to migrate to Cloud or to Data Center. Data Center may seem like a natural path to take for the larger (over 300 users) companies in the regulated domains. Nevertheless, there are some regulated industries like the medtech […]
How to Manage Requirements in Confluence and Jira
Requirements management in the regulated domains such as medtech, automotive or aviation has certain differences compared to the agile development. Jira Software with its easy to use backlog view and work boards suits best for managing requirements in the agile world. For the regulated domains it might be better to use Confluence in addition to […]
How to keep your data in Confluence static?
If you have worked with Jira and Confluence, am sure you have enjoyed the integration between the two. The way you can easily pull data from Jira to Confluence by creating macros on your Confluence page with all the data from Jira that you want to display is absolutely wonderful. Now, every time you refresh […]