Category Archives: General

Throw Some WIPS on that Board

In some of my earlier blog posts I walked through the process of creating custom fields and adding statuses to your board views.  Today I’ll be taking the board view example further and showing how boards can be configured to … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 Release: I Plan to Re-plan

Some years back, Luke Hohmann introduced me to the phrase, “I plan to re-plan.” It’s a somewhat awkward phrase which caused me to stop and ponder it for a moment. “Is re-planning the ultimate purpose of planning?” No, planning is … Continue reading

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How to Win $1,500 for 15 Minutes of Work

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve gotten the memo by now… We’re running a State of Agile Survey. Big freakin’ deal; so are five other groups out there, right? If you only have time to do one of these … Continue reading

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From VersionOne Customer to VersionOne Employee – Part 2

In my last post I talked about my former role as a VersionOne customer and some of the challenges we faced with waterfall development. I outlined how we selected VersionOne to solve some major collaboration issues and the professional services … Continue reading

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From VersionOne Customer to VersionOne Employee – Part 1

As a former customer working with VersionOne as my agile project management tool, I’ve now crossed over to the other side by coming to work for VersionOne as a Product Specialist. I can tell you that I’ve had positive experiences … Continue reading

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Summer 2013 Release: Reach Out and Touch Someone

The Summer 2013 Release has some interesting value-packaged within. Reach Out and Touch Someone The old telephone adage has taken on a new twist this summer. Where the mighty Ma Bell once featured this jingle as a means to stir emotion and … Continue reading

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Extending the Reach with Conversations+

Today I wanted to share a little story with you.  This story is about an organization following an agile approach to work on a new feature.  Now they’re using this great agile management tool which allows them to plan, collaborate, and … Continue reading

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Plug it in – Plug it in! Web Panel Plugins Meet TeamRoom

With the latest Spring 2013 release we’ve introduced Web Panel Plugins to the TeamRooms.  The introduction of the Web panels allows the team to pull in the information that’s most important to them directly within the TeamRoom.  It’s up to … Continue reading

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"Why Did the Story Change? Who Requested the Changes?"

The product owner and the team lead had a lively conversation over lunch; much was discussed about the development in-progress of a very cool feature during the present sprint, and both agreed that certain changes had to be made to … Continue reading

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TeamRoom: Standups Made Easier

Our Fall 12 Release has brought a lot of new features to VersionOne. We’ve introduced the revolutionary TeamRoom as well as visualization capabilities within the application. The reaction we’re getting from TeamRoom has been a very positive one, as it … Continue reading

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