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VersionOne is an all-in-one agile project management tool built from the ground up to support agile software development methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, SAFe and hybrid. From small teams to distributed enterprises, VersionOne’s suite of right-sized product editions help companies scale agile faster, easier and smarter.

Platform

Take advantage of more than 45 pre-built integration connectors to extend VersionOne and create a single, synchronized agile software development environment. Connectors are available for all VersionOne product editions, or you can build your own using VersionOne’s open, web-service API and SDKs (Java & .NET).

Training & Services

We offer world class agile and product training to help you quickly get started with agile and easily scale VersionOne across your organization. Whether you’re looking for basic training or dedicated on-site coaching you’ll find what you need to make your transition to agile faster and easier.

Customers

VersionOne has been selected and successfully deployed by over 50,000 teams in over 170 countries around the world and more than 35 Fortune 100 companies using agile software development and scrum development practices. Our customers include many of the leading technology organizations in the world.

Partners

We realize that the agile expertise that our partners offer is a critical part of a customer’s success in adopting, transitioning and scaling their agile initiatives. By leveraging the unique expertise of our global partner network, VersionOne is able to offer superior agile training, coaching and consulting services based on our customers’ specific needs

About Us

VersionOne helped pioneer the agile management tool in 2002 - way before it was the cool thing to do in the software development market. Today we remain the only enterprise software company that has been 100% dedicated to agile life cycle management since day one.

In This Issue

  • Advice on Conducting the Scrum of Scrums
  • The True Role of a PM on Agile Projects
  • Where Does the Time Go?
  • Linda Rising on Collaboration, Bonobos and The Brain

Advice on Conducting the Scrum of Scrums - by Mike Cohn

When scaling Scrum to large projects, the scrum of scrums meeting can be a vital tool for keeping your teams in sync and out of each other's way. Mike Cohn gives some pointers on how to run and coordinate these important Scrum meetings.

To read the article - CLICK HERE

(http://www.scrumalliance.org/articles/46-advice-on-conducting-the-scrum-of-scrums-meeting)

The True Role of a PM on Agile Projects - by Mike Griffiths

So, what does the PM do on agile projects? If the team self organizes and selects their own work from the prioritized feature list, should the PM just buy pizza and keep out of the way? Well they are short changing the team if that is all they do. Rather than a fear of role erosion, PM's should be maximizing business value delivery and looking to broaden their skill set with more leadership practices. This post outlines four core roles and ten core principles managers of agile projects should practice.

To Read Mike's post: CLICK HERE
http://leadinganswers.typepad.com/leading_answers/2007/05/the_true_role_o.html


Where Does the Time Go? - by Andy Powell

Andy's latest post on the Agile Chronicles blog talks about tracking time and three popular ways of answering the question: 'Where does the time go?'.

To view Andy's post CLICK HERE
http://www.agilechronicles.com/blog/2007/05/where_does_the_.html


Linda Rising on Collaboration, Bonobos and The Brain
(InfoQ video interview)

In this InfoQ interview, author and coach Linda Rising reflected on scientific research suggesting that we may be hardwired to work in small, collaborative teams. She also explained what led up to her popular Agile2006 talk "Are Agilists the Bonobos of the Software World?" which focused on their "make love not war" social rituals. The apes' rituals, that is.

CLICK HEREto watch the interview.
http://www.infoq.com/interviews/linda-rising-agile-bonobos


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