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iteraplan 3.3.1

We are happy to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 3.3.1
Migration support is available for all users of the Enterprise Edition of iteraplan.

iteraplan 3.3.1 mainly fixes defects found in previous versions and introduces only a small number of new features.

Fixed defects, amongst others:

  • Fixed an issue which occurred, when trying to apply a filter on Relationship-End with IteraQL.
  • Fixed an issue preventing successful imports if there were values missing for mandatory attributes in Business Mappings.
  • Fixed an issue preventing the update of multivalued attributes for interfaces during an import.
  • Fixed an issue causing errors with Export/Import and Power Queries, if attributes had invalid names.
  • Fixed an issue preventing iteraplan to run correctly when installed in Tomcat's ROOT context.
  • Fixed an issue which lead to a permanent opened coloring dialog for Nesting Cluster Diagram.
  • Fixed issue allowing the creation of building blocks with duplicate names when using certain database configurations.
  • Fixed an excel import issue with elements of type Isr2BoAssociation, Tcr2IeAssociation and InformationFlow which prevented their creation or deletion.... read more
Posted by iteraplan 2014-07-09 Labels: iteraplan release

iteraplan 3.3 ready for download

We are happy to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 3.3.0 !
Migration support is available for all users of the Enterprise Edition of iteraplan.

New Features and improvements, compared to release 3.2.0:

  • Major overhaul of iteraplan's export & import capabilities
    • partial export/import: possibility to export and import only a specific subset of all data
    • Different strategies for import: Additive (Create/part. Update) & Overwrite
    • (Create/Update/Delete)
    • REST interface: Write access to single building block elements (Create/Update/Delete)
    • HTTP Basic Authentication for REST-API access
  • New direct Excel export: WYSIWYG-export of simple-list query results or spreadsheet reports
  • Report type independent overview for all saved queries
  • Kerberos-based Single Sign On in combination with Microsoft IIS
  • Tested for Oracle 12 compatibility
  • Backwards 3.x compatibility with Excel import improved
  • LDAP-based authentication: given and last names are synchronized at login time
  • Improved IE10 support
  • Improved error reporting capabilities ... read more
Posted by iteraplan 2014-04-29 Labels: iteraplan eam best practice

iteraplan Milestone Build 3.3.M2 available

We are happy to announce our latest build of iteraplan: 3.3.M2 (milestone release)
This build is primarily a feature preview for the upcoming release 3.3 scheduled for end of April 2014. This milestone release is not meant to be used in production environments. Unfortunately there is no migration support available for 3.3.M2.

New features in 3.3.M2 (vs. 3.3.M1):

  • Major overhaul of iteraplan's export & import capabilities
    • partial export/import: possibility to export and import only a specific subset of all data
    • Different strategies for import: Additive & Overwrite (Create/Update/Delete)
    • REST interface: Write access to single building block elements (Create/Update/Delete)
    • HTTP Basic Authentication for REST-API access
  • Tested for Oracle 12 compatibility
  • Backwards 3.x compatibility with Excel import improved... read more
Posted by iteraplan 2014-04-10

iteraplan Milestone Build 3.3.M1 available

We are happy to announce our latest build of iteraplan: 3.3.M1 (milestone release)

This build is primarily a feature preview for the upcoming release 3.3 (scheduled for April 2014).
This milestone release is not meant to be used in production environments. Unfortunately there is no migration support available for 3.3.M1.

New features in 3.3.M1 (vs. release 3.2):

  • Added Kerberos-based Single Sign On in combination with Microsoft IIS
  • LDAP-based authentication: given and last names are synchronized at login time
  • New "netto" Excel export: WYSIWYG-export of simple-list query results or spreadsheet reports to an Excel file
  • Report-type-independent overview for all saved queries
  • Improved IE10 support
  • Improved error reporting capabilities ... read more
Posted by iteraplan 2014-02-24 Labels: milestone iteraplan

iteraplan 3.2 Final is now available

We are happy to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 3.2.0.
This release is the final release after a series of milestone releases during the past few months.
Migration support is available for Enterprise Edition users.

The main changes in this release are, compared to the release 3.1.0:

New features, changes and fixed bugs:

  • Improved robustness of Excel and XMI import
  • Performance improvements of Excel and XMI import
  • Nesting Cluster Diagram:
    • An option was added to show inner elements without relation to any of the outer elements in a separate block.
    • Coloring of displayed elements according to their enumeration attribute values was enabled
    • Color legends were added
    • Filtering of inner and outer elements was enabled
  • Introduction of context visualisation "Neighborhood Diagram" for Information Systems
  • Possibility of more than one dashboard template for each building block type was added
  • Improvement of the history functionality by enabling following information to be included:
    • Changes to successors and predecessors of Information Systems and Technical Components
    • Changes to the assignments for Enumeration and Responsibility attribute types
  • Introduction of a REST-interface for requesting landscape data
  • Addition of support for MSSQL Server as backing database.
  • Smaller improvements of REST-interface JSON-structure
  • Performance-improvement of Nesting-Cluster Diagram-Generation... read more
Posted by iteraplan 2013-10-30

iteraplan 3.1.RC1 Release Candidate is out

We are happy to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 3.1.RC1.
This release candidate is the last in a series of intermediate releases, leading to 3.1.0 Final which is scheduled for July.
We encourage users who want to get new features and bugfixes early and who are willing to update more often than twice per year, to give this Release Candidate a try.
For more conservative users, we still recommend to stick to Final releases (and the occasional Bugfix releases for those).... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2013-06-18

iteraplan Milestone Build 3.1.M2 is out

We are happy to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 3.1.M2.
This release candidate is the second in a series of intermediate releases, leading to 3.1.0 Final which is scheduled for July.
This is part of our recent move to more frequent intermediate releases. Milestone releases are considered stable, though they receive somewhat less testing rigour than Final releases. Migration support is available for Enterprise Edition users.
Milestone releases are intended for users who want to get new features and bugfixes earlier and who are willing to update more often than twice per year.
For more conservative users, we still recommend to stick to Final releases (and the occasional Bugfix releases for those).... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2013-05-24

iteraplan Milestone Build 3.1.M1 is out

We are happy to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 3.1.M1.
This release candidate is the first in a series of intermediate releases, leading to 3.1.0 Final which is scheduled for July.
This is part of our recent move to more frequent intermediate releases. Milestone releases are considered stable, though they receive somewhat less testing rigour than Final releases. Migration support is available for Enterprise Edition users.
Milestone releases are intended for users who want to get new features and bugfixes earlier and who are willing to update more often than twice per year.
For more conservative users, we still recommend to stick to Final releases (and the occasional Bugfix releases for those).
The main features of this release are:
Search saved queries: The reporting user interface offers a full-text search on names and descriptions in a list of saved queries
Master plan diagram: Additional time spans can be reported for each building block; they must be captured in date attributes (this is still work in progress and we will further improve it)
Export/Import: XLSX Excel file format is supported for import and export (default in Excel 2007/2010/2013, a converter for older Excel versions is available from Microsoft)
Export/Import: Exported templates include dropdown lists to assist entering relations between building blocks
Metamodel: Infrastructure Elements have a usage relation
Improved support for Active Directory Domain forrests when using LDAP authentication
* Deployment: Compatibility with Tomcat 7; Tomcat 6 support is unchanged
The full list of features and bug fixes can be found under https://sourceforge.net/projects/iteraplan/files/iteraplan%20Community%20Edition/3.1.M1/README.txt
For further information about the first OpenSource Enterprise Architecture Management Tool please visit http://www.iteraplan.de.
iteraplan 3.1.M1 Community Edition is available for download at https://sourceforge.net/projects/iteraplan/files/iteraplan%20Community%20Edition/3.1.M1/ or can be tested directly in our live demo systems at http://www.iteraplan.de (no installation required).

Posted by iteraplan 2013-04-18

iteraplan 3.0.3 bugfix release is available

We are happy to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 3.0.3.
This is a bugfix release that comes with some improvements over 3.0.2, while retaining compatibility with release 3.0.0
Migration support from pre-3.0 releases is available for Enterprise Edition users.

* Improve MetaModelMatcher and MetaModelDiffer to make imports more robust
* Excel-Import: check for duplicate names not always working for Information Systems and Technical Components
* Excel Import is only possible with supervisor user
* Massupdate cannot edit text attributes (freely defined ones)
* Select-Dropdowns always add first element after clicking on them
* PrintView: Missing images - e.g. Interface-Direction... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2012-07-19

iteraplan 3.0.2 bugfix release is available

We are happy to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 3.0.2.
This is a bugfix release that comes with some improvements over 3.0.1, while retaining compatibility with release 3.0.0
Migration support from pre-3.0 releases is available for Enterprise Edition users.

* Attributes on relation between Technical Component and Infrastructure Element
* UI: Show attribute details on-click not mouse-over
* UI: Show active datasource in breadcrumbs
* Fixed: IE8 cannot download saved Excel reports over HTTPS connections... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2012-06-15

iteraplan 3.0.1 bugfix release is available

We are happy to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 3.0.1.
This is a bugfix release that comes with a number of improvements over 3.0.0, while retaining compatibility with release 3.0.0
Migration support from pre-3.0 releases is available for Enterprise Edition users.

List of changes between 3.0.0 and 3.0.1:
* Improved layout and content page for exported Excel sheets.
* Improved web UI for Excel Import.
* Detailed user documentation for new Excel export.
* Warning when showing business mappings fixed.
* Bugfixes in diagram configurations.
* Bugfixes in subscriptions.
* Several minor bugfixes concerning navigation, form usability, security and UI.... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2012-05-23

iteraplan Milestone Build 3.0.M1 is out

We are happy to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 3.0.M1.
This release candidate is the first in a series of intermediate releases, leading to 3.0.0 Final which is scheduled for April.
This is part of our recent move to more frequent intermediate releases. Milestone releases are considered stable, though they receive somewhat less testing rigour than Final releases. Migration support is available for Enterprise Edition users.... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2012-02-01

iteraplan Final Release 2.9.0 is available

We are happy to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 2.9.0.
This release is the final release after a series of milestone releases during the past few months.
Migration support is available for Enterprise Edition users.

The main features in this release (versus 2.8) are:
* New diagram types:
* Nesting Cluster Diagram
* Bar Chart
* Pie Chart
* Composite Bar and Pie Charts
* Information flow diagram (Enterprise Edition only)
* Visio exports include macros for impact analysis
* Visio macros for copying diagram layout
* Landscape Diagram - new options & improved readability
* Masterplan Diagram - additional self-defined columns available
* PowerQueries (Enterprise Edition only) - Multiple hops on the meta-model & Traversing hierarchies
* Generating a Bar-Code on diagrams
* Performance improvements
* Management of Business Mappings in matrix style
* Quality Seal on Information Systems
* Custom Excel templates for exports
* Improved Excel import (Performance, Subscriptions, AttributeDef.)
* Improved XMI Import
* Unified copy & new release function
* Successor/Predecessor reports for Technical Components
* User Interface: New Action Icons on Building Block pages
* Possibility to clear the Hibernate second-level cache
* Further improvements based on community feedback, contributions and sponsoring
The full list of features and bug fixes can be found under https://sourceforge.net/projects/iteraplan/files/iteraplan%20Community%20Edition/2.9.0... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2011-10-26

iteraplan Release Candidate 2.9.RC1 is out

We are happy to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 2.9.M3.
This release candidate is the third in a series of intermediate releases, leading to 2.9.0 Final which is scheduled for October. We expect to do only some bug fixing between this RC1 and the final release. Intensive testing and feedback is always welcome!
This is part of our recent move to more frequent intermediate releases. Milestone releases are considered stable, though they receive somewhat less testing rigour than Final releases. Migration support is available for Enterprise Edition users.... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2011-09-30

iteraplan Milestone Release 2.9.M3 is out

We are happy to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 2.9.M3.
This is the first of a series of intermediate releases, leading to 2.9.0 Final which is scheduled for October. This is part of our recent move to more frequent intermediate releases. Milestone releases are considered stable, though they receive somewhat less testing rigour than Final releases. Migration support is available for Enterprise Edition users.... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2011-09-06

iteraplan Milestone Release 2.9.M2 is out

We are happy to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 2.9.M2.
This is the first of a series of intermediate releases, leading to 2.9.0 Final which is scheduled for October. This is part of our recent move to more frequent intermediate releases. Milestone releases are considered stable, though they receive somewhat less testing rigour than Final releases. Migration support is available for Enterprise Edition users.... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2011-07-14

iteraplan 2.8.0 Release

Today we are pleased to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 2.8.0.
Please update and enjoy!

For further information about the first OpenSource Enterprise Architecture Management Tool please visit http://www.iteraplan.de.

iteraplan 2.8.0 Community Edition is available for download at https://sourceforge.net/projects/iteraplan/files/iteraplan%20Community%20Edition/2.8.0/ or can be tested directly in our live demo systems at http://www.iteraplan.de (no installation required).

Posted by iteraplan 2011-04-15

iteraplan 2.7.1 Bugfix Release published

Today we are pleased to announce our latest and greatest version of iteraplan: 2.7.1.
This minor release corrects a lot of small bugs and other improvements. Existing iteraplan 2.7 databases can be used with this new release as well and need not be updated.
Please update and enjoy!

For further information about the first OpenSource Enterprise Architecture Management Tool please visit http://www.iteraplan.de.... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2010-11-30

iteraplan 2.7.0 released

Today we are proud to release a brand new version of iteraplan: 2.7.0.
For further information about the first OpenSource Enterprise Architecture Management Tool please visit http://www.iteraplan.de.

iteraplan 2.7.0 Community Edition will be available for download at https://sourceforge.net/projects/iteraplan/files/iteraplan%20Community%20Edition/2.7.0/ within the next couple of minutes or can be tested directly in our live demo systems at http://www.iteraplan.de (no installation required).

Posted by iteraplan 2010-10-29

iteraplan 2.7.0 Milestone 3 published

At this very moment we are uploading the third milestone of the upcoming iteraplan 2.7.0 release. This preview release lets you take a first glimpse at the features that have already been implemented for the 2.7.0 final release. You are encouraged to try out the new features and provide feedback on the changes or further improvements.

For further information about the first OpenSource Enterprise Architecture Management Tool please visit http://www.iteraplan.de.... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2010-09-28

iteraplan 2.7.0 Milestone 2 published

Today we released the second milestone of the upcoming iteraplan 2.7.0 release. This preview release lets you take a first glimpse at the features that have already been implemented for the 2.7.0 final release. You are encouraged to try out the new features and provide feedback on the changes or further improvements.

For further information about the first OpenSource Enterprise Architecture Management Tool please visit http://www.iteraplan.de.... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2010-07-29

iteraplan 2.6.2 Bugfix Release published

Today we released iteraplan 2.6.2. This minor release corrects two bugs in the cluster graphic configuration and generation. Additionally, we improved the way how graphics are generated with masses of data. Interfaces may now form a loop, i.e. both ends are identical information systems. Existing iteraplan 2.6 databases can be used with this new release as well and need not be updated.

If you are still working with an older iteraplan release, you may want to consider iteratec's data migration service. See https://www.iteraplan.de/ce-migration for details. Note: This service is only offered until end of July 2010 and his been prolonged by one month already!... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2010-07-16

iteraplan 2.6.1 Bugfix Release published

Today we released iteraplan 2.6.1. This bugfix release corrects serious bug related to creation and modification of business mappings. We are positive that only few users actually noticed that issue. Thanks go to all those who reported the problem. Existing iteraplan 2.6 databases can be used with this new release as well and need not be updated.

If you are still working with an older iteraplan release, you may want to consider iteratec's data migration service. See https://www.iteraplan.de/ce-migration for details. Note: This service is only offered until end of June 2010!... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2010-06-07

iteraplan 2.6.0 released

Today we are proud to release a brand new version of iteraplan: 2.6.0.
For further information about the first OpenSource Enterprise Architecture Management Tool please visit http://www.iteraplan.de.

Some of the new features that are included in this new release:
* Context diagrams showing elements in perspective
* MS Project Export
* New relation Technical Component - Infrastructure Element
* New relation Business Domain - Business Unit
* Improved Web interface including shortcuts
* Simplified Bookmarks / URLs
* Many minor enhancements and bug fixes, thanks to all reporters!... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2010-05-03

iteraplan 2.5.1 Bugfix Release published

Today we released iteraplan 2.5.1. This bugfix release corrects a minor, yet inconvenient bug in Information System Release handling. We are positive that only few users actually noticed that issue. Existing iteraplan databases can be used with this new release as well and need not be updated.

For further information about the first OpenSource Enterprise Architecture Management Tool please visit http://www.iteraplan.de.... read more

Posted by iteraplan 2010-01-19