For more than a year now, I have been working for //SEIBERT/MEDIA from home at a distance of about 250km. Can agile software development work like this? Can Scrum processes be maintained, despite the distance? Will I fall out of sync with the team? Right now, I can say yes, it does work!
The beginning of the year is often a time when companies and teams plan their product development for the coming months. Project, product, and development managers gather to assess meetings, distribute resources, and commit to roadmaps. To facilitate this, Atlassian developed Portfolio for JIRA, which is now in version 2.2. The new release gives teams the ability to compare initial and current project timelines, select the best roadmap scenario, and determine their velocity.
For years, mobile internet use has been on the rise. In 2015, over half of all Google searches worldwide originated from mobile devices. Yet another milestone was reached in 2016, as smartphones surpassed other devices in terms of where internet is accessed.
The new Linchpin intranet app fits right into this type of smartphone usage. Though a mobile intranet isn’t a chat application, it should also have social and communication features to provide mobile users with an interactive experience for mobile users.
The aim of a Hackathon is to put yourself under time pressure, and intensively work for this short period of time to develop and deliver a product, or complete a small project. With the encouragement of our developers, it has become an integral part of our agile organization.
At //SEIBERT/MEDIA, we strive to incorporate agile concepts and methods outside of software development, throughout the entire company and extend them to work for all processes. An important tool within our agile organization is the Open Space, the so-called “unconference”.
Confluence and JIRA interact with one another very closely. In one of our live webinars, my colleague, Jan Kuntscher, and I demonstrate JIRA integration in Confluence. Not only do we show standard features such as individual operations, configurable process lists, and JIRA task list creation within Confluence, we also provide some helpful tips for features that may be unfamiliar to you.
A few weeks ago, it was finally that time again: Our annual //SEIBERT/MEDIA ski trip was on! Approximately 20 colleagues and friends of //SEIBERT/MEDIA were in our Tour of Austria.
The principles and values of agile software development can also be used throughout an organization. //SEIBERT/MEDIA’s goal is to not only use agile …
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A story map describes the journey a customer undertakes with a product, including activities and tasks conducted and completed. Agile …