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Ronan Dunlop
Integrations

Airbrake: The Art of Fingerpointing

Airbrake is a great tool for identifying errors generated by other apps all in one place. I guess if you’re the offending app you might call it a rat, snitch, stool pigeon or fink, but to the rest of us it’s the canary in the coal mine that can save your butt. Read more...

Marlena Compton
Productivity

Tracker on the Agile Continuum

In Tracker support, I take delight in answering support requests we get from people on teams who are thinking through the way they make software and how Tracker fits into that process. Recently, a customer asked us if Tracker can support their team’s switch from a more Scrum-focused process to a more Kanban-focused process. Read more...

Dan Podsedly
Productivity

Velocity Matters

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Last week, we made a slight tweak to how velocity is calculated in Pivotal Tracker, to handle team strength overrides in a simpler, more explainable way. As a result, if your project has an adjusted team strength in a recent iteration, you may be seeing a slightly different velocity. Read more...

Joanne Webb
Productivity

The Viewer Role: Giving Read-Only Access to Your Projects

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There are times when you might want to invite someone to your project but only give them read-only privileges in it. You might also want to change an existing project member’s access so they can see your project but not add stories or make changes to it. Also, read-only project members don’t count against plan collaborator limits for an account. Read more...

Ronan Dunlop
Integrations

Leftronic: Not Just a Pretty Face

Leftronic has produced a really nice clean dashboard to view all your company’s data in one place. Real-time data beautifully organized and rendered. View info from Google Analytics and Adwords, Zendesk, Amazon Web Services, New Relic, Salesforce, Pingdom, Mail Chimp and more on one customized screen. Read more...

Joanne Webb
Productivity

Using Epics for Your Project

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We recently launched epics, to make it easier to plan and track progress of large features at a high level. Whether you are in the early stages of defining your product or have a Pivotal Tracker project you are working in already, epics can help you manage your work more effectively. In this article, we’ll show how to create epics, for a hypothetical shopping site project. Read more...