Category Archives: Inside VersionOne

Inside Our Dev Team: The Birth Story of Estimably for Agile Estimation

We seem to reach consensus much faster… In case you missed our Summer 2014 release announcement, Estimably™ is a free, poker-style agile estimation tool (game) within VersionOne TeamRoom™ that allows a team to easily participate in story estimation exercises no matter where they … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Way to Spend 10 Minutes?

Let’s think about this for a minute… You could: Ice-bucket challenge someone Set a stapler in a Jell-o mold Crash someone’s Facebook by inviting them to Candy Crush Add a ‘Blue Screen of Death’ screen saver to your boss’s laptop … Continue reading

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Git Some API

Many may not be aware, unless you are participating on our developers forum discussion group, that our platform team is hard at work collaborating with the community on a few different value-add capabilities. In particular VersionOne is beginning to offer a … Continue reading

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When Are We Going to See VersionTwo?

Yeah.  I’ve heard that one before. Why did we choose VersionOne as the name for our agile project management software? Think back to the times when you’ve been most satisfied with your software delivery.  For many, getting the first version … Continue reading

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Answers Are Close By… Literally

Judging by all the blog posts on this site, I’m sure you’re starting to understand the flexibility and functionality that VersionOne provides.  I wanted to dive a little deeper on an area that a colleague of mine touched on a … Continue reading

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Let VersionOne Links Support the Weight of Understanding in Agile Software Development

In VersionOne every asset has a set of relationships that can be set up between assets using the VersionOne Links feature – for instance, when you need to link a story to its tasks and acceptance tests within your agile software development project. Continue reading

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Using Templates to Help with Sprint Planning

Templates aren’t just for Product Owners. Teams can also copy tasks and tests from templates during sprint planning to cut down on missing tasks and manual entry. It’s sort of a checklist to make sure you’ve addressed the key work necessary, but can still add unique tasks when appropriate. Continue reading

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Using the VersionOne Project Navigator to Avoid the Giant Project Tree

As the world of agile grows, so do the sizes of organizations that have scaled their efforts. As a result, some people are finding it difficult to navigate through a large agile Project Tree in VersionOne. Our Spring ’11 Release addressed this with the inclusion of a VersionOne Project Navigator, which has moved navigation control out of the collapsible-display area and into. This allows users to conveniently switch projects from anywhere within the application, even with the left-hand side collapsed. Here are some tips on using the VersionOne Project Navigator.
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VersionOne’s New UI – the Challenge of Web Apps

If you’ve been following along at home you know we just pushed out a brand new UI with our latest release. It’s been an arduous road these past few months but we are quite proud of the results. As VersionOne’s … Continue reading

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Taking your Retrospectives from mediocre to magnificent

In the 2nd part of this Retrospectives series, we take a look at VersionOne’s ability to capture important information from one of the most important events of Agile. Continue reading

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