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Agile Tip: Mapping Use Cases with Portfolio Items, Projects, and Stories

I’m working with a customer who needed to put their “as-is” product use cases into VersionOne Lifecycle. After looking at several options, we decided to use a combination of planning levels, portfolio items, and user stories to create the customer’s complete product use case … Continue reading

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Manage Your Mission-Critical ALM Integrations with ALM Connect

With the introduction of ALM Connect™, VersionOne is providing a one stop shop for the integration needs of larger organizations.  With previous integration options, you would have to manage multiple integration installations.  With ALM Connect, you can manage all your integrations … Continue reading

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New Portfolio Item Subscriptions

During my time on the VersionOne Services team, one of the features I always tried to highlight with larger customers was subscriptions. Such a simple feature can provide a huge impact in larger enterprises. Team members can use subscriptions to alert them  … Continue reading

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Is the Process Fix In?

In the best selling book Who Moved My Cheese?, author Spencer Johnson tells the fictional tale  of two mice, and two humans who must deal with the inevitable changes happening in their “cheese” environment. Two of the key lessons about changes from the … Continue reading

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Backlog Item Roll-ups to the Portfolio Item

roll-up (noun) – denoting something that can be rolled up. “roll-up panels” If backlog items are the gears that make agile software delivery work, then portfolio items can be looked at as the gear box, holding the delivery work in just the … Continue reading

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Drive Better Version Control Practices with CommitStream™

We’re very excited to announce the general release of CommitStream™. Initially released in limited beta in our Winter 2015 release, CommitStream is now available in Catalyst, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions. At launch we will be supporting GitHub and GitHub Enterprise. … Continue reading

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Using Conversations to Help Business and Development Work Together

A very important component of the agile mindset is the partnership of business and development. When your company culture shifts away from silos to an all-for-one mentality where teams are working together on a regular basis, the organization’s capability to … Continue reading

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The Large and the Small: Winter 2014 is Here

A new year is upon us and with that, the new Winter 2014 Release. While the process of delivering our quarterly releases means each is roughly equivalent in size, there is still something special about the annum’s turn. With thoughts … Continue reading

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From VersionOne Customer to VersionOne Employee – Part 1

As a former customer working with VersionOne as my agile project management tool, I’ve now crossed over to the other side by coming to work for VersionOne as a Product Specialist. I can tell you that I’ve had positive experiences … 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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