All posts by David Hanke

SAFe in Jira – External dependencies on the Program Board

External Dependencies

External dependencies play a relevant role in product development and in the collaboration of the individual teams in the ART (Agile Release Train) and in collaboration with other teams. For efficient collaboration, any dependencies, blockers, or risks should be directly identified and resolved. In addition, external teams that are not in the ART should be included in the PI (Program Increment) planning process. In this way, it is possible to identify at an early stage whether there are any external dependencies that the team must take into account accordingly.

Properties: Capture and display information in Confluence cloud

You probably know by now that the Blueprint Creator is based on Atlassian’s Confluence knowledge management software – more specifically,  Confluence Server or Datacenter. As the ecosystem around Atlassian Cloud continues to grow, the end of the server line impacts app developers as well. To that end, we have been busy developing a cloud version of Blueprint Creator to offer our customers the benefits of Blueprint Creator in the Atlassian Cloud.

Agile Hive Release: Drag & drop for Breakout Boards, moving issues to the Backlog, new sprint configurations

During the last sprint, our team worked diligently on new features and improvements for Agile Hive. Version 3.10 of the Jira SAFe solution is now available. We have made various improvements to the breakout boards for the current release and further optimized the system in terms of usability. Read on to take a look at all the great new features!

Essential SAFe

While SAFe is a great starting point to kick off your agile journey, it can be quite complicated to find your way through at the beginning. Anyone getting familiar with SAFe® processes for the first time might feel overwhelmed by the abundance of terms and components. In practice, all these elements should fit together and mesh to ensure an optimal process. Today we’re talking all about Essential SAFe and its benefits.