Federico Pena

President, ITROI

Recent Posts

ServiceNow and CA PPM Integration with SharePoint - Your Single Source Enterprise Content Management System

By Federico Pena On October 04, 2017

Here is a short animated video all about Bob and his daily struggles with enterprise content management and decision making. The video outlines our ServiceNow and CA PPM to SharePoint Integration suite (ecBoss) and how it makes sense to leverage SharePoint as your single source Enterprise Content Management system.

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PPM Boss Suite 2.2 Release - What's new and Change Log

By Federico Pena On September 23, 2015

September 23, 2015

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The most exciting edition to the PPM boss suite v2.2 release is the launch of PPM studioBoss. Continue reading for more details on our new SharePoint studio product for CA PPM.

 

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How to use Microsoft Excel to Map Data into XOG Files, then Update Directly to CA PPM.

By Federico Pena On July 17, 2015

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The power of Microsoft Excel is positively dynamic when working with XOG conversions for CA PPM. In case you haven’t heard, IT-ROI continually tries to make PPM simpler, whether it’s small scale to help out worker bees like us or large scale enterprise solutions that we prvide. Everyone wants to save time in their work day, so here is a way to save some of that precious time via Microsoft Excel and IT-ROI’s free-to-use XOG client.

Check out the video tutorial and the 10 steps on how to generate and build your XML files to be able to XOG them directly into CA PPM. 

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XOG & Query Bridge (XQ) Web Version Change Log

By Federico Pena On March 26, 2015

Date: July 6, 2016

XOG & Query Bridge Version 1.4.0 ppm-xog-nsql-query-client

New in 1.4.0

  • Menu integration with Integration Manager.
  • Several usability and performance improvements.
  • Bug fixes.

Improvements

  • New option in XOG tool and NSQL tool to periodically refresh the output preview.
  • Now Text Files (.txt) are allowed as data sources for Data loader tool.
  • New Clear button in 'Transform with XSLT'.
  • Better visualization for big NSQL queries.

Bugs fixed

  • The Data loader tool ignores the delimiter when enclosed in double quotes, in any column of the data source file.

Other changes

  • When running existing queries, the queries list, the filters and the parameters are now displayed in alphabetical order.

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Clarity PPM Tips & Tricks - Keyboard Shortcuts.

By Federico Pena On May 15, 2014

Like many engineers, you like to do many things simply by using keyboard shortcuts instead of depending entirely on your mouse. Here are some shortcuts that could possibly be of interest to you:

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Clarity PPM Tips & Tricks - Health Check

By Federico Pena On May 15, 2014

If you are interested in executing a correct health check for Clarity PPM, here are some CA PPM tips and tricks that can be of use:

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Crystal Report can’t run

By Federico Pena On May 03, 2014

Error/Request Description:
When running Crystal Reports, I get the following error message

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Oracle DB external connection error

By Federico Pena On May 03, 2014

Error/Request Description:
The Oracle DB external connection is broken when doing the upgrade to Clarity 13.1

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Datamart Extraction Job fails

By Federico Pena On May 03, 2014

Error/Request Description:

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Custom attributes updated to default value when working with XOG

By Federico Pena On May 03, 2014

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