ScrumDesk for Windows is retired

What happen?ScrumDesk Professional for Windows has been available since 2007. It was the fifth tool on the market at that time delivered globally.More than 98% of computers had Windows installed at that time. The Internet has been growing up. ASP.NET applications were modern and JavaScript started to be trendy for simple animations. Internet Explorer was the [...]

ScrumDesk 6.0.32.118: Improved stability

Few customers informed us this week about crashes of ScrumDesk for Windows once it has been started. As prevention, we added additional validations at places where we assumed the code might crash. All users will be informed about the availability of a newer version upon ScrumDesk for Windows start. Do you have any problem [...]

ScrumDesk Windows 6.0: Backlog Markers, Kanban plus Agile Coach

Top features of version 6.0 Product Backlog Visual Markers Boards Due dates for stories and tasks New design of story side view Themes for story templates Kanban boards improvements Kanban statistics and cumulative flow chart Project related retrospective ideas Product Backlog Visual Markers What is the biggest advantage of Agile? Based on feedback gathered [...]

ScrumDesk 5.7.31: Parking Lot Report. Release Planning

Parking Lot As a product owner, you often need to have an overview what is happening to your backlog.  Parking lot (suggested by Mike Cohn) provides a very useful overview. The version 5.7.31 brings additional filters based on releases and sprints. Release overview in Parking Lot: Sprint overview in Parking Lot: Stories Overview Do you [...]

ScrumDesk 5.7.30: Swimlanes, Story Details

Today's release contains more than 20 improvements we focused on. The main goal was to improve the editing of stories, planning, and provide better visibility of your  Kanban boards. Swimlanes in Kanban board Swimlanes in Kanban board brings visibility in complex backlogs. Button displays  menu from which users can choose based on what story attributes [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows 5.6.25: Custom Fields Export & Import

Custom fields export and import have been added to the latest version of the ScrumDesk for Windows. This is helpful in case the Product Owner needs further analyze the product backlog. Custom fields are used to evidence the company's specialties as budgeting, software components, systems or dependencies on other organization units. Changes: [New] Custom [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows (retired) 5.6.21: Changes Synchronisation

Few customers running the ScrumDesk repositories on servers at different timezone reported problems while editing stories or tasks in ScrumDesk for Windows. The values were not saved and previous values were loaded from the repository. This behavior is fixed now thanks to the collaboration with Andrea, Shane, and Satiapriya.

ScrumDesk 5.6: DropBox integration + WIP limits

Dropbox integration The latest version 5.6.20.101 brings the possibility to link files stored in the Dropbox cloud service. ScrumDesk uses the Dropbox application model which means that only files stored in Dropbox in Apps/ScrumDesk folder are. The files might be linked to projects, releases, sprints, stories, and tasks as well. For more information read [...]

ScrumDesk 5.5.14.99: BurnDown Charts, Synchronization improvements

This version fixes v.5.5 published the last week: Burn-down charts were not displayed correctly in some cases (i.e. sprint backlog contains stories with a long history). Fixes of the synchronization in five different cases (the first update in a day, update of a story in case tasks are changed, etc.). Minor visual improvements of [...]

ScrumDesk 5.4.12: Improved Background Synchronization

Thanks to all our customers who sent us very positive feedback on the last version supporting simultaneous editing of tasks. And thanks to customers who informed us about issues we did not identify. In the newest version 5.4.12, we continuously focused on improvements of background synchronization. Sync interval shortened to 1 second, changes are [...]

ScrumDesk 5.2.10.83: Impediments Management

The latest build includes following changes. Installation Easier upgrade of repository Repository is possible to update directly from ScrumDesk directly. Only SQL Server 2008 R2 is supported. Please use Repository Manager in case your SQL server is 2005 or 2008 R1. This feature will allows us to distribute new versions smoothly. Quick filter in [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows 5.2.8

This new version brings two important features: support of Windows Azure cloud data storage project level impediments and auto-upload of changed attachments We continue to add additional rules into integrated coach module you found usable to identify gaps in your agility. We also has started collaboration with agile coaches to bring more knowledge into [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows supports Windows Azure cloud now

Starting today we help you to get your project repositories closer to your teams and make them even more reliable and more secure. We are proud to announce the support of Microsoft Windows Azure cloud as one of the first companies located in Slovakia. Windows Azure gets your data to 41 countries. To host our [...]

ScrumDesk: Integrated Agile Coach, an instant Agile Assessment

Coaching of teams has been always a great source of ideas for us. Many features in ScrumDesk have been implemented because of daily touch with real-life teams. You can benefit from that value built-in into our solutions what differentiate us from other project management tools. In coaching sessions, we observed typical patterns that appear [...]

ScrumDesk 5.2.3: Agile Analytics, Agile Coach module

Database is not necessary to update, only client application needs to be installed. New features Agile coach WebAPI accessible in Repository dialog Fixes Status of  a sprint indicated in Planning sprint list by color Double-click on release attachment in Search results do not open release detail window Double-click on sprint attachment in Search results [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows: The Change log

Stay updated with the latest development progress nearly every week. This Preview edition is published to get your feedback earlier so we can improve the implementation of your requests before an official release. Installation is available here. Change log: January 9, 5.2.6.73 New features Rule: Impediments are not solved Coach - filter issues by [...]

ScrumDesk v.5.2: Filters, History, Emails

In newly released ScrumDesk we focused mostly on requirements of our users we gather in more than half a year. How to upgrade current installation Upgrade your database using the latest ScrumDesk Database Manager (for SQL Server 2008) Desktop client must be uninstalled first from Windows Control Panel/Add Remove applications Install desktop client application that is available [...]

ScrumDesk Basics Webinars

We would like to announce a new regular ScrumDesk Basics webinar in which you will learn how to start with ScrumDesk quickly. Webinar will covers management of scrum project and teams using ScrumDesk. You will learn how to plan releases and sprints, how ScrumDesk is helpfull in sprint execution and in retrospective. Basic reports [...]

User Story Index Card

Story card Story concept has been adopted since Extreme Programming defined principle of 3C (Cards, Conversation, and Confirmation). Scrum has incorporated the concept of the story written on the card. The card is easy to manipulate and provides the only necessary level of information. The card displays three views – Detail displays basic information, [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows: Customization

Scrum is a framework typically adopted by every company.  ScrumDesk allows customizing it according to needs. Customization Release types allows defining how important is the release and where will be deployed Release statuses. Companies track the status of the releases, therefore, they need to define statuses to be used. Story types. A story in [...]

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