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Agile Development Simplified with VersionOne's New TeamRoom
VersionOne's Fall 2012 Release Delivers Innovative Developer Experience for Agile Teams in Large Organizations
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 8, 2012 07:00 AM
ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VersionOne, recognized by agile practitioners as the leader in agile project management tools, today announced the availability of its Fall 2012 Release with an innovative new TeamRoom environment. TeamRoom is a simple, lightweight team-based environment dedicated to supporting the daily activities of today's agile development teams. In addition to TeamRoom, innovative new visualizations, Kanban improvements, and new reporting capabilities round out the release.
TeamRoom supports team members' daily activities, providing interactive storyboards and taskboards, integrated team communication, and helpful information for daily stand-ups. Developers can easily customize their TeamRoom with mascots and avatars, select the information panels to display that are important to them, and even implement their own team-based WIP limits.
"Today's agile project management tools cater to either the development team or the project manager, but not both," said VersionOne President and CEO, Robert Holler. "With our latest release, software organizations finally get the benefit of both an enterprise agile lifecycle management tool for roll-up and reporting purposes along with a simple, streamlined team experience. By allowing TeamRooms to be uniquely configured by the team with team mascots, personal avatars, custom views, and their own WIP limits, the personality of teams can take front-and-center, yet still provide the visibility needs of the enterprise."
"TeamRoom creates the perfect lightweight planning and tracking environment for an agile team in larger organizations," said Eddy Hernandez, Web Developer at Rackspace, a San Antonio, TX-based open cloud services provider. "It harnesses that natural collaboration you get when team members are a shoulder tap away. Whether you're a new member to the team or a just an outsider looking in, TeamRoom provides the transparency needed to quickly spin up on a project with minimal overhead."
Additional features being introduced in VersionOne's Fall 2012 Release include:
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