ScrumDesk for Windows (retired)

Agile Project in ScrumDesk, Scrum Project Management Tool

All stories in ScrumDesk are stored in relation to a particular project. The project keeps not just stories, but team details, retrospective ideas, impediments, absences, and attachments. Project details are available by clicking on the Project menu item. The user can enter the project’s details and configure project variables, ScrumDesk options and integrate the [...]

Backlog Transparency with Taskboard and Treemap

Taskboard Taskboard displays sprint user stories and tasks as a kanban board. Kanban board is split into more swim lines according to the status. Colors of the swim lines are displayed based on the project settings (Project/Options). ScrumDesk task board allows changing the status of a task by drag and drop. Users can find useful [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows: Backlog Management with Board and Grid views

ScrumDesk provides more way of backlog visibility. A board is probably most used, but in case of large backlogs users are losing orientation in it. For better orientation  ScrumDesk provides additional views. Board view Board simulates a wall board. It displays stories as cards and allows manipulate with them. The size of the board [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows: User Interface Fundamentals

ScrumDesk Windows user interface simulates the simplicity of wall board with a possibility to display the backlog in different styles, therefore, allows to better manage the product backlog. The user interface displays more views in separated tabs. This way can user works with more backlogs at the same time. The top row displays menu, [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows: Connect to Repository (database)

Repository/Database installation As a first step ScrumDesk administrator must install the database (On-Site edition) or register to receive credentials to the hosted database (On-Demand Edition). To read how to install a database read the Administrator manual. Connect to a repository Projects are stored in repositories/databases installed in the previous step.  As there can be [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows: Installation and Licensing

Getting StartedInstallationScrumDesk is available in the following editions:On-Demand Edition that supports hosting the project database on ScrumDesk servers. In this case, only the installation of the ScrumDesk client application is necessary. Users are informed via emails about credentials to log in to hosted database.On-Site Edition provides a possibility to install the database in the company [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows: API

API you asked for! We are proud to announce av the availability of API. ScrumDesk API provides a possibility to connect to project repositories via HTTP from 3rd party applications. Benefits high reliability, no problems with firewalls any client,  operating system,  technology, or programming language REST interface, get data easy drill-through, filter, and sort by the [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows 5.0.5: Import CSV, Filter, Release Overview document

Import stories from CSV ScrumDesk v5 supports import of stories into project backlog from text files with the following format: Subject Description Importance Value Effort Risk Duration Spent Remaining Theme Comment line must starts with # character. The values must be separated with character The import can be started [...]

Synchronize ScrumDesk and Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010

Update January 2017: ScrumDesk Windows is not supported anymore! TFS 2010 is a big improvement compared to TFS 2008. Moreover, Microsoft company decided to support agile/scrum project management as well via the Microsoft Visual Scrum process template. Even this, our customers are asking for possibilities to connect to TFS and add ScrumDesk as part [...]

Synchronize ScrumDesk and Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2008

Introduction ScrumDesk supports the synchronization of artifacts with Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2008 via ScrumDesk Synchronization Hub.  ScrumDesk Synchronization Hub is the package of a core application called  Hub and connects to 3rd party systems. The synchronization  (integration) provides a possibility to have instant access to your stories, tasks, and retrospective ideas directly in [...]

ScrumDesk Read-only licenses, Synchronization, Subversion

ScrumDesk In this release our team focused on improvements for administrators and user experience. Database Manager for SQL 2008 for SQL 2005 Administration Auto-assign of user license Licenses were necessary to assign separately from user accounts. In the new version, licenses are automatically assigned to newly created accounts. Administrators are still able to assign [...]

ScrumDesk Windows Changes

ScrumDesk Windows v. changes ScrumDesk update v. contains the following important fixes: [*] [Task board] Additional fixes of tasks duplication in task board [*] [Task board] Sort by Id [+] [Administration] administrator is asked to enter company license key after login if there is no key entered [+] Yesterday's changes displayed in summary window upon start [...]

ScrumDesk Windows (retired) 5.0.2: Changes

ScrumDesk update v.5.0.2 contains following improvements: [*] [Dashboard] Product Owner can change status of the task in Dashboard [+] [Dashboard] Possibility to change from state Done to Solved [+] [Dashboard] Information displayed if change of task status is not possible [*] [Dashboard] Adding/Deleting new subtask doesn't change the number displayed in story legend [*] [Dashboard] Saved resources improve slightly performance with a big number of stories [*] [Dashboard] Name of the story, priority and effort is possible to edit in small card in-line [*] [Absences] First item not saved if window is closed [*] [Planning] Fix of assigning stories into sprint [-] [Planning] Removed animation after refresh/update of list of stories [*] [Planning] Anyone can plan, not just ScrumMaster or Product Owner [*] [Planning] Buttons +/- are hidden for backlog,  release and  releases [*] [Planning] Detail of ,  and  is not possible to display [*] [Planning] Name of the story, priority and effort [...]

ScrumDesk How-To: Ep.3 Project and Team

After the project is created it should be configured. ScrumDesk allows ScrumMaster to assign a name to the Project page. Except that ScrumMaster can describe the project in the Description edit line to provide general information about the project to other people in a company. ScrumDesk provides a way to visually distinguish the project in [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows: Register and Configure

Registration ScrumDesk is available in two editions: Demo edition is available for anyone interested in trying ScrumDesk for free a on shared database. No registration is necessary, just install Windows client application. .NET 3.5 SP1 is required. 5 Free users Edition is fully featured edition for companies willing to have data located in the [...]

ScrumDesk 5: Release and Sprint Planning, Autofill, Multiple tabs

ScrumDesk just gets better!We invest a lot of effort to bring this release, but only now we are delighted to see how much we have done!We would like to thank all people sending us feedbacks, comments, and requests. Let us send our 'Thank you' to Nicolò Carandini, people from Coopex Soft, to Giavinh and many [...]

ScrumDesk Windows 4.0.5

Version 4.0.5 is focused on top critical problems, a few new features, and performance optimization. We are using .NET 3.5. platform now. Version 4.0 is not upgrading previous ScrumDesk installations! You have to uninstall previous versions and install v.4.0.5. Offline license mode for 29 days We've changed our policy and let users run ScrumDesk [...]

ScrumDesk Windows 4: Team Management, KANO, Timeline

How to upgrade On-Site edition Database upgrade Back up your database before upgrading! Download ScrumDesk Database Manager. Click the Upgrade radio button. Login to your SQL Server. Choose your database from the Databases combo. Click the Update button. In the case of error, copy error text from the error window and send it to [...]

ScrumDesk Windows 3.6.2: Planning Poker

Planning Poker ® Planning Poker ® window provides access to all unplanned stories with support for: move around the backlog stories that are not started yet timer for poker round Fibonacci numbers + customer effort value view on smaller, equal, and bigger stories Planning Poker ® can be used during the estimation meeting. Team members select the [...]

ScrumDesk Windows 3.6: Product Backlog in Treemap

Release date: August 19, 2008 Version 3.6 is a major upgrade. This version makes version 3.5 changes available to the public +  new features listed below. We focused on a better visualization and features requested by our customers. If you are using a local database installation, then a database upgrade is required. Only database [...]

ScrumDesk Windows 3.5: Microsoft TFS Synchronization + Excel

Version 3.5 is a major upgrade. The most important reason for this build is support for ScrumDesk Synchronization Hub. If you use a local database installation, then database upgrade is required. Ask us for updated ScrumDesk Database installation tool, please.Synchronization and tools integrationScrumDesk supports synchronization with 3rd party tools (such as Microsoft Team Foundation Server). [...]

ScrumDesk for Windows 3.1: Team Capacities Leveling

Infrastructure upgrade The main reason for a new version is an infrastructure upgrade. We moved licensing server to a new provider with higher capacity. Unfortunately,  this change requires an update for all ScrumDesk demo or local installations. Users are not required to update the locally installed database. User assignment In previous versions, a task [...]

The Spanish Society of Rheumatology (SER)

The Spanish Society of Rheumatology (SER) is a scientific association aiming to promote the study of rheumatic diseases, musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diseases, dealing with problems related to the medical specialty always focused on the benefit of rheumatic patients. Currently, the SER represents about 1,500 professionals in Spain. SER develops works, studies and [...]