Category Archives: ScrumMaster

Git Some API

Many may not be aware, unless you are participating on our developers forum discussion group, that our platform team is hard at work collaborating with the community on a few different value-add capabilities. In particular VersionOne is beginning to offer a … Continue reading

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All for One, One for All! Approach to Managing Agile Projects with Shared Services

Yours is an organization delivering multiple projects for different customers through your various teams – shared services.  Though your teams practice agile – and enjoy it! – they do not truly have a dedicated backlog; their efforts are helping deliver … Continue reading

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Our Daily Standup is Stale – What’s the Point?

As a ScrumMaster I’ve had the opportunity to participate and facilitate many daily standup meetings – 6 years’ worth.  There have been excellent standup meetings and conversations – many led to useful and valuable collaborative sessions in which real work … Continue reading

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Keep it Simple. We're Still Learning Agile Development!

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

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Agile Metrics: I’ve Got Goals and a Whole Lot More

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

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DOING IT While Paired! You Down With the PP? Yeah You Know Me!

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

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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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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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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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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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