Tag Archives: agile portfolio management

“What’s in a Name? That Which We Call a ‘Project’ by Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet”

With apologies to William Shakespeare – couldn’t resist, Bill ol’ chap… So – what is a Project in VersionOne?  Is it a Product, a Project or a Release?  Is it a Portfolio, a Program or a Group?  The answer is … Continue reading

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Time to Visualize

Visualization allows you to observe at a very high level how your asset is tied to other assets within the application. There are many scenarios where visualization provides value. Continue reading

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Charting the Course to Agile Development

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

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Cutting Up the Pie with Investment Themes

This video shows how to use Investment Themes in VersionOne to simplify the important concept of making smarter investments with development resources. Continue reading

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Capturing an Epic’s Investment Theme

The new agile portfolio management capabilities of VersionOne’s Winter Release automatically support custom drop-downs, allowing Portfolio Managers to easily find out how much time the organization is allocating across each of its Investment Themes. Continue reading

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Drag-and-Drop Epic Ranking Helps Agile Planning

In larger agile planning efforts, it can be quite helpful to keep your epics well-organized and prioritized. Simple drag-and-drop epic ranking and management is certainly an integral part of agile planning. Continue reading

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