Product Info

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.


Take advantage of more than 70 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.


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.


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

  • Agile Goal Setting
    Read Jurgen Appelo's InfoQ article
  • And Now You're Just a Project Manager
    Read David Bland's Dzone Article
  • Changing Agile Roles - The Managers
    Read Steve Ropa's blog post
  • Technical Debt a Perspective for Managers
    View Mark Levisons' InfoQ Article
  • Creating a Mess by "Eliminating Waste"
    Read Esther Derby’s blog post

Agile Goal Setting

What does it really mean to set goals in agile? Get Jurgen Appelo’s take on the importance of shared team goals and how to avoid stakeholders asserting their individual goals over the team’s. He also provides a checklist and examples to help you determine if your goals are worthy of being goals.

Read Jurgen Appelo’s InfoQ article.

And Now You're Just a Project Manager

Looking for a new gig on an agile team? Heed David Bland’s warning and steer clear of jobs with Project Manager/ScrumMaster in the title (beware the “slash” in the job title) and descriptions that list knowledge of traditional project management required, CSM preferred and PMP nice to have.

Read David Bland’s Dzone Article.

Changing Agile Roles - The Managers

Do you really need managers on self-managing agile teams? Steve Ropa thinks so but then again he’s a manager. Learn more about the types of managers on an agile team and the changes traditional managers need to be aware of to be successful.

Read Steve Ropa’s blog post.

Technical Debt a Perspective for Managers

Technical debt doesn’t just appear overnight. It’s accumulated over time. Mark Levison gives his advice on how to identify technical debt, where it comes from and what to do about it.

Read Mark Levison's InfoQ Article.

Creating a Mess by "Eliminating Waste"

Lean is more than just about reducing overburden, eliminating unevenness in workloads and eliminating waste so more work can be pushed on the team. According to Esther Derby, it’s often more important for managers to pay attention to how work flows through the team rather than how fast tasks are completed.

Read Esther Derby's blog post.


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