Category Archives: Product Owner

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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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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"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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What Fields Do You Require?

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

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

Continued from Part 2… The final part of this series will focus on the area of the demonstration which covers additional areas to get you up and running. Reports: VersionOne comes preloaded with over 50 reports that provide key metrics … 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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adhoc api reporting (+ downloads)

i wanted to share the results of a poc (proof of concept) effort i recently found success with using the api for some custom adhoc reporting via ms excel. as i get started i would like to make a few assumptions: … Continue reading

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TeamRoom = Ease of Navigation, Ease of Switching Projects, Ease of Use

In the Fall 12 Release we introduced the revolutionary TeamRoom that has been generating tons of positive feedback.  There are many areas where the TeamRoom provides value, and in this post I’ll be diving into a couple of those. Ease … 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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Notifications 101

I often get asked about the notification capabilities in VersionOne. Here are a couple of the questions I always get asked. Continue reading

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