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It’s easy to use Agile Epics for the wrong purposes. Knowing what Epics should be used for will help you avoid pitfalls when using Epics.

I’m frequently asked the question: If a team wants to maintain stories that are deemed unnecessary, what is the best way to show these in Jira versus having a status of “cancelled”. Recommendation My view is to move issues to a Done status (any status with a Status Category of “Done”) and update the resolution […]

If you count yourself among the nine million people who use Lucidchart, you have probably enjoyed our easy drag-and-drop functionality and compatibility across operating systems when you’re working visually. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Check out these tips, selected specifically for software developers, to make sure you’re making the most of all […]

Isos Technology is proud to bring you the first episode of the Glass Hammer podcast. You might be asking, “what is the Glass Hammer?” It is a podcast centered around the business and cultural aspects of Agile. We will share observations, discuss common issues and provide insights on successful incorporation of Agile concepts and practices.

By definition, agile teams are cross-functional and self-sufficient—they include members capable of taking a project through every step of development, from inception to code release. With a diversity of roles—managers, developers, testers, designers, and ops engineers—working so closely together, timely and effective communication is absolutely essential if agile teams hope to complete their stories on […]

Agile operations paired with DevOps teams have changed the game for app development and what users expect out of their programs. Traditionally, software projects would take months or years to build and release. Because changes were expensive and time-consuming, users would often be stuck with initial available functionality – or lack thereof – until a brand […]

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