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Author Ṭal, Liran, author

Title Agile software development with HP Agile Manager / Liran Tal
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Apress, 2015
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Description 1 online resource : color illustrations
Series The expert's voice in software development
Expert's voice in software development.
Contents At a Glance; Contents; About the Author; About the Technical Reviewer; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Agile World; Introducing Agile Software Development; Origins of Waterfall Model; The Agile World of Software Development; Agile Flavors; Practicing Scrum Agile Development; Scrum Artifacts; The Product Backlog; The Sprint Backlog; The Product Increment; Burndown Chart; Scrum Roles; Scrum Sprints; Iterative Cycle; Sprint Planning; Daily Scrum; Sprint Demo; Sprint Retrospective; Avoiding Agile Pitfalls; Summary; Chapter 2: Getting Started with Agile Manager
Introducing HP's Agile ManagerApplication Setup; Release and Sprint Planning; Kanban and Scrumban Storyboard; Streamlining the Sprint Workflow; Dashboard; Build and SCM Integration; Signing Up for HP's Agile Manager; SaaS-Based Agile Manager; Getting Acquainted with Agile Manager; Navigation Menu; Contextual Filters; Page Widgets; The Grid; Item Page; Configuration Mode; Summary; Chapter 3: Setting Up Agile Manager for Release; Setting Up a Site; Managing Workspaces; Customizing Fields; Managing Custom Fields; Tracking Custom Fields; Setting Up Users; Setting Up a Workspace
Managing the Features BacklogFeature Planning; The Feature Planning Bucket; Splitting Features; Backlog Items; Breaking User Stories; Converting User Stories to Features; Summary; Chapter 5: Streamlining Work in the Release Backlog; Working in the Release Backlog; Working with User Stories; Adding a User Story; Viewing and Editing a User Story; Adding Comments; Adding Tasks; Adding Acceptance Tests; Auditing User Stories; Working in the Sprint Backlog; Contextual Filters; Sprint Widgets; Sprint Panels; Grid Layout; Managing and Viewing a Member's Sprint Capacity; Actions in the Grid Toolbar
PlanningBulk Updating Items; Blocking a User Story or Defect; Splitting a User Story; Sending Item Notifications; Managing Defects; Adding Defects; Editing Defects; Linking Defects; Watching Backlog Items; Working in the Sprint Closure; Sprint Backlog Status; Backlog Planning and Delivery; Defect Cumulative Flow Diagram; Acceptance Tests; Retrospective Feedback; Summary; Chapter 6: The Engineering Manager's Dashboard; Working in the Dashboard; Dashboard Layouts; Managing Widgets; Adding Widgets; Customizing Widgets; Managing Custom Widgets; Adding Custom Widgets; Deleting Custom Widgets
Workspace PreferencesCapacity; Work Estimation Defaults; Controlling Done Status; Workspace Templates; Workspace Notifications; Workspace Applications; Managing Applications; Workspace Users; Setting Up the Release; Creating a New Release; Managing Release Sprints; Managing Release Teams; Managing Team Members; Release Configuration; Summary; Chapter 4: Building the Product Backlog; The Product Backlog; Themes; Adding a Theme; Managing Themes; Features; Adding Features; Ordering the Features Grid; Filtering the Features Grid; Sorting the Features Grid; Ranking Features
Summary Agile development practices have been widely adopted in a variety of organizations, yet only a few tools are available to help make the practical process of managing agile teams less painful and more successful. HP Agile Manager is a purpose-built SaaS-based Agile planning tool. HP Agile Manager provides a simpler, smarter way to manage collaborative development. Liran Tal provides a practical, concise approach to using Agile Manager in a variety of settings to better plan, conduct, and manage software releases within development teams. His step-by-step approach will show you how to plan your product?s features, streamline the agile sprint process, work with user stories, and track defects throughout the development process. Agile Manager can work for small startups, mid-sized teams, as well as scale up for bigger organizations as a cost-effective and flexible tool to apply agile techniques to improve your software development process
Notes "Learn agile manager to improve your software development process"--Cover
Includes index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 1, 2015)
Subject HP Agile Manager
Agile software development.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1484210344 (electronic bk.)
1484210352 (print)
9781484210345 (electronic bk.)
9781484210352 (print)