Tag Archives: Scrum

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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Quick! How Do I… Set Up & Start Using VersionOne Out-of-the-Box?

VersionOne just works. Out-of-the-box. It allows for very specific configuration and customization, but when you just need to get-up-and-going, only a few things are needed to start planning and tracking your agile project. Here is a short guide on the essentials. Continue reading

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Let’s Get Retro!

Retrospectives allow the team to come together to discuss the iteration and answer the important questions of “what went right?”, “what went wrong?” and “how can we get better?” In this blog I offer tips on how to get the most value and continuous improvement out of your retrospectives within VersionOne. 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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