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Category: Productivity (87 posts) Page 3 of 9

Ronan Dunlop
Productivity

Three Panel Tips That Will Make Your Work More Visible

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One of the main reasons people enjoy and stick with Tracker is that at heart, we’re a relatively straightforward to-do app for software teams. By keeping the features you need to get your job done—and only the features you need—at the forefront of the app, we ensure that teams new and old aren’t confused or distracted by the tool that’s there to facilitate the work. Read more...

Sasha Heinen
Productivity

Re-Engineering the Pivotal Tracker Android App

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On the Tracker team, “rewrite” has come to be a dirty word. With a legacy system that entails as many features as we offer, building from the ground up always takes 4x longer than expected. However, sometimes a codebase reaches a state where it’s the only option, and about a year ago the Tracker Android app and productivity had ground to a halt. Read more...

Jeff Schomay
Productivity

Using Elm in Production at Pivotal Tracker

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Here at Pivotal Tracker, we have a large product with many pieces in many different tech stacks—some are in Rails RJS, some are plain jQuery, a lot is Backbone, and some is React. We experimented with Redux for a while, and though the architecture was good, it added too much complexity, especially when we tried to integrate it with the existing Backbone code. Read more...

Drew McKinney
Productivity

Velocity is a Measure of Pace, Not Productivity

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When we first introduced Pivotal Tracker Analytics, we put a big Send us Feedback! button at the top of the screen. And to our delight, it worked! We received lots of feedback from customers all over the world. The requests were extremely varied, but one request we heard frequently stood out amongst all the others. With 22% of all customer requests, reporting on points completed (or velocity) per individual developer was by far the most requested feature. Read more...

Freyja Spaven
Productivity

Use Raygun and Pivotal Tracker Together for Better Project Management

Raygun pulls detailed diagnostics on any errors affecting your users right down to the line of code, and automatically allocates them to a team’s story inside Tracker. Discover errors well before your users experience them, and if errors do fall through the cracks, Raygun pulls the information on the users affected so you can swiftly and professionally send a follow-up email.  Read more...