Agile Development Simplified with VersionOne's New TeamRoom

         Agile Development Simplified with VersionOne's New TeamRoom

VersionOne's Fall 2012 Release Delivers Innovative Developer Experience for
Agile Teams in Large Organizations

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2012

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

"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

"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

  oEpic Visualization – helps product managers see and navigate from
    top-to-bottom across their epic and story hierarchies.
  oRelationship Visualization - enables everyone to understand relationships
    between workitems flowing through the development cycle.
  oStoryboard Aging – shows the time workitems have been in process, helping
    teams identify stalled stories and potential project impediments.
  oMulti-Column WIP Limits - allows teams to set WIP limits across multiple
    statuses for more granular process control.
  oProject Summary Reporting - enhanced reporting for teams to track their
    projects' health over time. 
  oTimesheet Reporting via CA Clarity - enhancements to the CA Clarity™
    Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) integration to integrate time
    reporting and prevent duplicate entry.

Live demonstrations of VersionOne's Fall Release and TeamRoom will be held on
November 8, 13 and 20. More information can be found at

About VersionOne
VersionOne is recognized by agile practitioners as the leader in agile project
management tools. By simplifying the planning and tracking of agile projects,
we help teams deliver better software faster. Since 2002, companies such as
Adobe, Boeing, bwin, Intuit, Lilly, Lockheed Martin, Oppenheimer, Qualcomm,
Sabre and Siemens have turned to VersionOne. Today more than 50,000 teams
around the world use VersionOne. For daily VersionOne and agile development
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