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Track OKR progress with ScrumDesk v. 8.44

Objectives & Key Results Overview - track OKR interactively An understanding of the current status and progress of objectives and key results is quite tricky. Especially if you have multiple OKRs. With new Objectives and Key Results overview interactive chart you can play to understand which goal and key results currently add the [...]

ScrumDesk Mobile for iOS is available

ScrumDesk mobile gives you high transparency and control over the management of projects in an agile way. With mobile edition you will be able: Access projects developed by your teams. Check all planned, active and finished iterations or sprints. See all product backlog requirements. Understand who is working on which task. Track task status [...]

By |September 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog, ScrumDesk, ScrumDesk application|Tags: , , |

Added GitHub, BitBucket and Redmine integrations

GitHub integration Is your project stored in GitHub while the project is managed in ScrumDesk? From now don't forget to mention #ScrumDeskBacklogItemID in the commit, or comment, or wiki page title and the link to them will be added to the related backlog item stored in ScrumDesk. Following events are supported: commit comment, wiki [...]

Use Slack to manage your ScrumDesk project

[fusion_dropcap boxed="yes" boxed_radius="" class="" id="" color="#000000"]P[/fusion_dropcap]roject management in agile team is done by everybody. This is not an easy task. It requires discipline and drives the focus of the team away from the main activities they like more. ScrumDesk online project management tool is built by our team with a passion for agile practices. We [...]

By |May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog, ScrumDesk application|Tags: , |

Import from Trello

Do you manage projects in Trello? Trello is a great tool for small projects managed by small teams who need transparency of the Kanban board. Trello enables also to track additional information. Anyway, once you think about Scrum, Trello becomes less useful as it lacks important parts that should be in the Scrum project. [...]

v6.36.1 – project status overview

Project Status Overview Charts Product owners need to have an understanding of the overall status of the product backlog from multiple perspectives. Especially when it needs to be discussed with stakeholders and sponsors. ScrumDesk now allows to see: The status of backlog items as a total number of items and percentage of them in [...]

v.6.35.2 – Project Control Lead Time Chart

Project Lead time (control) chart The Project Lead Time chart (also known as Control chart in other tools) is helpful to ScrumMasters who take care of one of the most important metrics for an agile company - the lead time. Measuring it, an agile team can answer the question so expected by the business. When [...]

By |October 31st, 2018|Categories: Blog, ScrumDesk application|Tags: |

Treemap + analysis reports for product owners in ScrumDesk v.6.34

New reports Backlog Treemap The most important job of the product owner is to understand the product backlog at any point in time. Product owner needs to know what to plan as the next, what was delivered and when, what is blocking backlog items and who. You will probably need to understand business value [...]

By |October 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog, ScrumDesk application|Tags: , |

ScrumDesk v.6.33.2 – minor changes and fixes

This time we published few fixes and minor changes improving the usability of the ScrumDesk application to help you manage your projects easier: Dialog Unfinished backlog items displayed when is not necessary. Work by task type, time perspective, numbers on X-axis divided by 60. Projects still displayed in the list immediately after Archive. Chart Value vs. [...]

Find what is important to develop with new reports

Finish sprint faster. Decide on incomplete items at once. It is an end of the sprint and Product Owner needs to complete the current sprint, but there are still incompleted items. It is necessary to go over the Kanban board and find all of them, click all of them and either update them, move [...]

Objectives and key results plus dependencies with ScrumDesk v6.32

New features in ScrumDesk v. 6.32Objectives and Key ResultsDependencies trackingFaster time trackingFilter improvementsBillable workChange hierarchy in the STORY MAPMeasure spent time vs. capacity plannedRecurring payments Objectives and Key Results (OKR) — track goals with ScrumDeskAgile is a great tool for the company to execute their vision. This set of practices is helpful in different aspects of [...]

Version 6.31 – convert backlog items to epics

Convert backlog item to a feature or epic Sometimes might happen that user story is bigger than thought originally. In such case the product owner had to create a new epic, enter necessary details and move backlog items to it. For such situation, we added new command Convert backlog item to epic. Select any [...]

New v.6.30.1 – clone task + small, but highly usable, improvements

Clone task After few years, the agile squad used to find a structure of subtasks that are repeated for every backlog item. ScrumDesk offers the possibility to define story templates in such case, but sometimes quicker action is necessary. Clone subtask Now it is easy to clone a task by one click on [...]

ScrumDesk v6.29.1: improved Root Cause Analysis editor, KANBAN style + more!

Root Cause Analysis Editor We are glad to see more and more (and especially experienced) agile teams to use Root Cause Analysis editor to build a shared understanding of reasons for their impediments. This way agile teams can focus on the true cause of the problem instead of solving some indicators. In this version [...]

Version 5.27.2 – Archive epic, bring transparency into the backlog

Archive epic From this version, you can archive not just release, but epics as well. ScrumDesk is used by customers in multiple ways. Some customers prefer epics as long-term containers of user stories. This is especially useful for product development where epics represent bigger functionality. Some other customers prefer however epics as project phases [...]

Version 5.27.1 – free guest accounts

Guest accounts for free Do you want to play fair & transparently in front of your clients, stakeholders, or managers? Invite them to your organization account and then assign them to projects as guests. Guests are able: to read everything, to actively comment tasks, be mentioned and notified via ScrumDesk. To invite guest just [...]

ScrumDesk v.5.26 – Roadmap editor improvements ++

Roadmaps Editor Real start and end These fields are calculated based on the progress of nested backlog items once their subtask  were started. New Delta fields They indicate how much late or earlier the feature has been developed comparing to plans specified in a roadmap. Other changes of the roadmap editor Even ScrumMaster can see [...]

Roadmaps are here!

Do you take care of the complex agile project developed with one or more scrum teams?  Are your teams dislocated? Or do you manage product portfolio with the help of ScrumDesk? Now you can do scheduling of the project in ScrumDesk not just with releases or sprints. ScrumDesk Roadmaps are an easy way to plan and schedule [...]

ScrumDesk v5.25.1 – Archive old releases

ScrumDesk is available for more than three years already and many customers finished dozens of releases and sprints. Now is the best time to forget them! With this version, you can archive release, its sprints, and backlog items so they are not loaded anymore in BACKLOG, PLAN or WORK views. This will significantly increase performance. [...]