Category Archives: Test Management

The Clarity of Description

The User Story, by intent, is meant to be a short definition – an introduction to a discussion. As a… I can… So that … Simple, short and powerful. We’re all familiar with some variation of this structure and I … Continue reading

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Using VersionOne to Track Testing

OK, so now that we get the agile approach to capturing engineering challenges (Read part 1 and part 2 for a refresher), it’s important to see how this is done in VersionOne.  This is a pretty easy thing; let’s take a look. … Continue reading

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Technical Debt: FIX IT!

Technical debt: FIX IT!! I spent several years at home supporting my husband as he climbed up the corporate ladder.  We are a great team. Having been back at work for the past few years, I am amazed at the … Continue reading

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What to Expect in our Bi-Weekly Live Product Demonstrations! Part 2 of 3

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

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What to Expect in our Bi-Weekly Live Product Demonstrations! Part 1 of 3

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

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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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5 Handy Uses for Issues in VersionOne

VersionOne provides teams a central place to track issues at a Project and Team level. This allows teams, no matter how distributed, to collaborate closely on those things that are keeping the project from moving forward. This blog is all about five clever and handy ways that any team could use issues. Continue reading

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How Can I Use VersionOne for Non-functional Requirements and/or Technical Design Constraints?

The first thing people need to do regarding non-functional requirements and or technical design constraints (or guidance) is to admit that they have them. We all have them, it’s OK and the one thing I’ve learned over time is that there’s … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Regress (ion Tests)

No, I’m not going to start singing the Sesame Street jingle, “One of these things is not like the other…One of these things just doesn’t belong”. When ‘Regress’ refers to regression tests in VersionOne, then surprisingly, the terms all represent … Continue reading

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