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How to boost your team’s brainstorming skill by learning from Hackathons

In this post you’ll get a tip, how to manage effectively your team’s brainstorming skills learning from hackathons. Has it ever happened to you that you really needed to get things done in a short period? What a question, right? As a project manager, I bet that you face situations like this every day. As a project leader you and your team need to have the skills to prioritize and find the easiest solutions to solve problems. According to Vince Lombardi ‘Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.’ So if you want to train your team right, you have to create the perfect scenario, a matching environment… Read More

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Useful resources for user story mapping

Short intros It’s All in How You Slice – Design your project in working layers to avoid half-baked incremental releases – Jeff Patton, 2005, the first article, where it all begin, an eye opener, the essence in 6 pages, pdf The new user story backlog is a map – Jeff Patton, 2008, similar to the previous, 10 minute read Creating an Agile Road Map Using Story Mapping – Andrea Gigante, 2013, 10m read User stories and use cases – don’t use both! – Shane Hastie, Angela Wick, 2014, for those who worked with uses cases, 15m read Lean Startup + Story Mapping = Awesome Products Faster! – Brad Swanson, 2014,… Read More

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Comments on cards, Slack integration, Pin top level cards – What’s new in StoriesOnBoard – December 2015

We are pleased to announce a new release of StoriesOnBoard. This release is focused on collaboration with comments on cards and Slack integration among others. Discussion about cards with comments and mentions You can have short discussions on cards also with mentioning other collaborators. Line-breaks can be put with Shift+Enter. Collaborators with viewer role can also comment the cards if “Viewers can comment on cards” option is enabled in board settings. Mentioned collaborators will get a notification about the comment in email and also on the board. Integration with team chat tools Your team can get notification about changes on the board in Slack, FlowDock or HipChat. When the connection… Read More

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