StoriesOnBoard - Azure DevOps Integration

10 benefits of synchronizing the story map to Azure DevOps or TFS

StoriesOnBoard is now integrated to Azure DevOps and TFS. I’m here to tell you ten mind-blowing benefits of using the integration. I’m sure they’ll make your day, whether or not you are a StoriesOnBoard user. So, follow this article to boost your day-to-day work and download our Product Owner’s cheat sheet. 1. Create and rearrange new work items effortlessly You can love or hate it (or perhaps both?), but most of us agree that planning and building a product backlog is painful in Azure DevOps. There is no good place to map the product when starting it from a scratch. Creating user stories is slow and rearranging the work items… Read More

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Plan and develop better products with StoriesOnBoard and Trello

Plan and develop better products using StoriesOnBoard and Trello – Agile workflow templates 101

Professional project managers are always open to learning new techniques. Learning from other experts’ workflow lets managers adopt new practices. With sharing Trello workflow templates we would support you in learning new methods. The main message of this article is: always plan before start to execute. Follow us in this series, get new ideas, and create better products! Let’s start with the simplest case when you start a new project from zero.   Preparation and planning “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” Abraham Lincoln We created tons of articles how to plan in StoriesOnBoard. This time we… Read More

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New security features, GitHub Enterprise, improved JIRA integration

New security features, GitHub Enterprise, improved JIRA integration and more…

Let us introduce the Pro Plan, our newest plan with all existing features and additional security features. We’re still working hard to develop the basic and the standard plans. According to Your feedbacks, we’ve added functions to invitation form on all plans. GitHub Enterprise and a lot of JIRA integration features are available for Standard plan users. Pro Plan Features Advanced workspace security Email domain based access control allows to restrict acces to your workspace and create a white list based on users email adress Approved IP range is similar to email domain base access control, you can create a whitelist based in ip address and/or range. Both access control… Read More

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GitHub integration – What’s new in StoriesOnBoard – October 2016

We are pleased to announce the next release of StoriesOnBoard with Waffle.io, HuBoard, ZenHub, Overv.io and GitHub integration and simple formatting options in cards’ title. GitHub integration The concept behind the integration is the same as for the other issue trackers: the team discovers the product using a story map, schedule it’s possible deliveries into releases on the map and push the implementable items to GitHub as issues. Once cards are pushed to GitHub the following data can be synced: Issues statuses from GitHub to StoriesOnBoard: when the issue’s statuses are updated in GitHub, the changes are reflected on the map according to the status mappings set in the map’s… Read More

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Real-time collaboration – What’s new in StoriesOnBoard – April 2016

We are pleased to announce a new release of StoriesOnBoard. This release’s biggest improvement is real-time collaboration.  Real-time collaboration Working together on the same map at the same time wasn’t the most pleasant experience in StoriesOnBoard because you always needed to refresh the board to see each other’s changes. From today, when others are making changes to the map their changes will appear immediately on your screen. This applies to all the changes made by others, for example when someone edits a card’s title or description changes the status or color of a card creates, moves or deletes a card (even higher level cards with children) the changes will be instantly… Read More

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Setting up synchronization with JIRA

In order to use JIRA synchronization, you need to create a connection between your workspace and JIRA instance. This process needs a JIRA Administrator on JIRA side and a Workspace Administrator in StoriesOnBoard. You just need to set it up once for a workspace. After that, you can connect your story maps individually to JIRA projects. This needs a Story map Admin in StoriesOnBoard and a user in JIRA who have the privileges for creating issues and modifying their title and description. Connect your workspace to a JIRA instance Setting up application link For two-way synchronization with password-less authentication, you’ll need to set up an application link in JIRA first.… Read More

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Setting up synchronization with Trello

In order to synchronization with Trello you need to set up a connection between your story map to a Trello board. You need to be a Story map Admin in StoriesOnBoard and a normal user on the Trello board you’d like to sync with. Connect your story map to a Trello board I assume that you already have a story map and a board and in Trello and lists are also defined on that board. Please create them if they are not exist yet. I’m using the MapShop sample map in this guide. In StoriesOnBoard open the story map and from there open Board settings On Tool integration tab select… Read More

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Keep Your User Story Map in sync with JIRA, Trello and Pivotal Tracker

Keep Your user story map integrated. We are pleased to announce a new release of StoriesOnBoard. This release is focused on integration with JIRA, Trello and Pivotal Tracker. In this article, you’ll get the background on how to use the integration once it’s been set up. Read this article if you’d like to get an overview of what are the benefits of the integration for you or you’ve already set up the connection to one of the tools. The following articles will help you in setting up the integration of the various tools. Read them first if you’d like to actually use the integration. Setting up synchronization with JIRA Setting… Read More

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Setting up synchronization with Pivotal Tracker

In order to synchronization with Pivotal Tracker (PT) you need to set up a connection between your story map to a Pivotal Tracker project. You need to be a Story map Admin in StoriesOnBoard and a member or owner in the PT project you’d like to sync with. Connect your story map to a Pivotal Tracker project I assume that you already have a story map and a project in PT. Please create them if they are not exist yet. I’m using the MapShop sample map in this guide. In StoriesOnBoard open the story map and from there open Board settings On Tool integration tab select Pivotal Tracker and provide… Read More

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