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Comprehensive Portfolio Management with VersionOne and CA PPM

The number of organizations that are adopting agile methodologies is increasing each year.  The State of Agile Survey, published annually by VersionOne, indicated that in 2013 the percentage of organizations practicing agile was 88%, an almost 10% increase over the … Continue reading

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New Winter ’14 Point Release Available

On this day (2/28) in 1994 Lorena Bobbitt was released from a state psychiatric  hospital in Virginia, five weeks after being acquitted by reason of insanity for mutilating her husband, John Bobbitt. Now, 20 years later, something else that’s insane … Continue reading

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Agile Construction Management Using VersionOne

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

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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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New Point Releases Available Winter ’12 through Winter ’13

Realizing that our customers definitely qualify as learned folks, we figured that we had better immediately address the dangers of Cross Site Scripting and HTML injection in rich text controls… before customers started calling into support to inquire why we hadn’t taken heed to Aesop’s warnings. Continue reading

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Radiate with TeamRoom

TeamRoom makes a great information radiator! If you’ve finally convinced the pointy haired boss to pony up for some TVs in your physical team room, consider these benefits of having an agile TeamRoom. Continue reading

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Getting Bang for Your Buck

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

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You Can Kanban

More and more customers are discussing Lean influences in their process, especially at the portfolio planning level and with operational groups. Here’s a quick summary of the Kanban functionality VersionOne offers. Continue reading

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“You Want it When?” Tips for Release Forecasting

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

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Reactions to Agile TeamRoom and the Fall Release

Yesterday we announced our Fall Release including the new TeamRoom environment created just for agile teams, and we saw record participation in the first of 3 live demo webinars going on Nov. 8, 13 & 20. Continue reading

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