Tag: Agile (37 posts) Page 3 of 4

Ken Mayer
Productivity

Its the Volatility That Will Kill You

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Volatility is what Pivotal Tracker uses to measure the consistency of your team’s work output. You can use that number to help you estimate the first approximation to answer the eternal question, “Will I make the deadline?” 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...

Dan Podsedly
News

The Last Lean Startup Bundle by Eric Ries (with Pivotal Tracker!)

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If you’re involved in a startup, you’ve probably already discovered the transformative Lean Startup movement. The Lean Startup book, by Eric Ries, is coming out in less than a few week, and Eric is running a final pre-release promotion for it: The Last Lean Startup Bundle. The bundle offers various prizes and extras for things that every startup needs, such as credits for Amazon Web Services, KISSmetrics, Sauce Labs, and of course Pivotal Tracker. Read more...

Dan Podsedly
Updates

New in Pivotal Tracker: Multi-Story Select, Drag/Drop, and iPad Usability Improvements

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Happy Friday! We’ve just rolled out some changes to Pivotal Tracker, which we’re hoping will have a very noticeable impact on usability, especially for those of you who manage large projects. You can now select multiple stories with a few clicks, using shift-click, and drag them together to a new location. Also, iPad usability has been greatly improved; for example, story panels can now be scrolled with one finger, and you can move stories via drag and drop Read more...

Dan Podsedly

New in Pivotal Tracker: Reply to Emails, Delete Comments, and Browse Public Projects!

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Team collaboration with Pivotal Tracker just got better. You can now post comments to stories right from your inbox by replying to any story notification email. That’s not all that’s new in this update—we’ve also added the ability to delete unwanted story comments, you can add extra notes like company address or tax ID to your billing receipts, and there’s a new public projects directory. Read more...