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Category Archives: Product & Release Planning
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
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
In a post in the Agile Management blog, I outlined the idea that agile development could be applied to Construction Management. There are some terms that have been customized in this VersionOne instance, including Phase instead of Epic, Trade instead … Continue reading
Our Epic Bubble Chart is very helpful in visualizing the SWAG, value and complexity of your initiatives but in order to use the chart, certain fields must be captured. This short video shows how to do that. Continue reading
Continued from Part 1… In the first part of this series we looked at the Product Owner activities that take place in VersionOne (Product Planning and Release Planning). The second part of this series will outline the Team activities that … Continue reading
Twice a week we stream an hour long live product demo that provides a high level overview of the application. We encourage and want all the demos to be highly interactive so feel free to ask any questions you may … Continue reading
I often get asked about the notification capabilities in VersionOne. Here are a couple of the questions I always get asked. Continue reading
In agile development, we work on the item that has the biggest bang for the buck. Here are some tips on how to apply this concept at the agile portfolio level in VersionOne. Continue reading
Release forecasting helps Product Owners get a good prediction of the amount of work that can be done on a project during a particular timeframe. The data entered into the fields in VersionOne allows you to play out various “what-if” scenarios for your project. Continue reading
I recently discussed some release planning approaches with a customer who had some traditional fixed project-type constraints: contractual relationship with milestones (in the form of multiple releases) and dates built in. Here are some tips on how to get through the smelly part of agile development. Continue reading