Tag: How-to (54 posts) Page 4 of 6

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...

Charlie Springer
Productivity

Tracker Screencast: How Many Ways Can You View a File Attachment?

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This screencast covers a lot of bases. Check it out to see file attachments and full page story view in action! There are a couple ways to attach files. Drag them into an open story or press the paper clip button, and don’t forget, you can drag in multiple files at once! Click the cogwheel to download or delete the image. The same rules apply in full page story view. Read more...

Charlie Springer
Productivity

Tracker Screencast: Project Tabs

I seem to discover new things in Tracker all the time. After looking over the shoulder of someone on the dev team and seeing all their projects in “tabs” on top of their current project, I scratched my head thinking, “When do I get that!?” Is this a new feature or secret “developer only” mode? Upon closer inspection, it’s just another one of those hidden gems in Tracker preferences. Read more...

Charlie Springer
Productivity

In the Beginning There Was: The Sample Project

It can be stifling to jump into a big project as a new user or team member, you don’t want to accidentally delete stuff, reprioritize iterations etc. We’ve got you covered; try out a sample project. We designed this on purpose as a sandbox for people to poke around and build. 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...