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Tips on getting things done in YouTrack

Baking Boards — Episode 7: Version-based Boards

In this episode of Baking Boards, we show you how two very different teams at JetBrains use agile boards that synchronize sprints with the fix version of the product in development. Preparation 1. Create your board. Start with the Version-based … Continue reading

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Baking Boards – Episode 6: A Product Marketing Manager’s Personal Board

In this episode of Baking Boards, Andrey Cheptsov, the Product Marketing Manager for IntelliJ IDEA, shows you the personal board he uses to track all of the activity that is related to the promotion of this IDE. Preparation 1. Create … Continue reading

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Baking Boards – Episode 5: CLion & AppCode Kanban Board

In this episode of Baking Boards, two of our Quality Assurance Engineers show you how the CLion and AppCode teams use their agile boards to follow a Kanban-inspired methodology. Preparation 1. Create your board. Start with the Kanban board template. … Continue reading

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Baking Boards – Episode 4: YouTrack Scrum

In this episode of Baking Boards, we show you how to build and use a Scrum board for agile software development. This is the same board that is used by the team who built the agile board in YouTrack! Preparation … Continue reading

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Baking Boards – Episode 3: YouTrack & Hub Product Marketing

In this episode of Baking Boards, our Product Marketing Managers show you how they manage marketing-related activities in 20 different projects on an agile board. Preparation 1. Create your board. Start with the Scrum board template. 2. Add your projects … Continue reading

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Baking Boards – Episode 2: JetBrains Design Team

In this episode of Baking Boards, we show you the agile board that the design team cooked up to manage issues in their project. Preparation Create your board. We built this board using the Custom board template. When you create … Continue reading

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Baking Boards – Episode 1: YouTrack & Hub Documentation

Welcome to the Baking Boards vlog series! This series is devoted to showing you how we at JetBrains configure and use Agile boards in YouTrack. Different teams use boards in different ways. You’ll see examples from Product Development, Design, Marketing, … Continue reading

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Tune Your Agile Board with YouTrack Tweaks Extension

When you work with issues on your Agile Board, it’s important to configure it the way you prefer. Sometimes you don’t have enough permissions to edit the settings, or you simply want to use more functionality on your board. Today … Continue reading

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Our Sprint Retrospective

You’ve made it to our last episode in the How We Scrum series. In this installment, I’ll walk you through our sprint retrospective. To catch up on older posts in this series, check out the Introduction, Our Scrum Roles, Our … Continue reading

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Our Sprint Demo Session

In this, our seventh episode, I’ll give you a backstage pass to our sprint demo. Previous posts in our How We Scrum series include an Introduction, Our Scrum Roles, Our Backlog, Our Approach to Estimation, Our Sprint Planning, and The … Continue reading

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