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Category Archives: Product Tips & Tricks
If you are a Product Owner, a Project Manager, or a Business Analyst, you have heard the following before; I’m sure: “It’s not a defect; it’s a feature.” “It’s not an issue; it’s an enhancement.” “It’s not a bug; it … Continue reading
On this day in 1990, McDonald’s opened their first restaurant in what was then still known as The Soviet Union. Thousands of people lined up that day in Moscow, excited to finally have their chance to sample a common symbol … Continue reading
A new year is upon us and with that, the new Winter 2014 Release. While the process of delivering our quarterly releases means each is roughly equivalent in size, there is still something special about the annum’s turn. With thoughts … Continue reading
I have a VERY active, wily, and curious two-year old at home… the best kind – who loves watching his brothers build complex Lego sets (I know, who wouldn’t!). Obviously as colorful, attractive, and deliciously intricate as the pieces and … Continue reading
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
I often find myself talking about agile metrics with many teams using VersionOne. Agile metrics is sometimes a very challenging conversation — some agile development folks don’t like them because they are sometimes used for EVIL! Well, maybe not … Continue reading
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
Many teams I speak with find value in doing it in pairs. What’s “it” you ask? Well of course I am talking about one of the agile best practices of “Pair Programming.” I hope you didn’t come into this blog … Continue reading
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
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