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Tips on getting things done in YouTrack

The Sprint

The sixth installment of How We Scrum shows you how we execute a sprint. Previously in this series, we published an Introduction, Our Scrum Roles, Our Backlog, Our Approach to Estimation, and Our Sprint Planning. Our Scrum Board When the … Continue reading

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Our Sprint Planning

This is the fifth episode in our How We Scrum series. This installment is devoted to our sprint planning. If you missed any of the previous posts, check out the Introduction, Our Scrum Roles, Our Backlog, and Our Approach to … Continue reading

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Our Approach to Estimation

Previous installments in the How We Scrum series include the Introduction, Our Scrum Roles, and Our Backlog. The fourth post is devoted to our approach to estimation. Last year, we introduced the #NoEstimates approach to our Scrum process. Instead of using … Continue reading

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Our Product Backlog

Previously we published the Introduction and Our Scrum Roles installments from the How We Scrum series. This post is the third in the series and is devoted to our product backlog. In our case, the product backlog is a set of … Continue reading

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Our Scrum Roles

In the previous post, I outlined the steps we took to implement a Scrum methodology in the  YouTrack team. The first step in our Scrum transformation was to define who would take on each of the core roles. Product Owner … Continue reading

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How we Scrum in YouTrack Team

Introduction The YouTrack team has been practicing Scrum for several years. We decided to switch to Scrum six years ago, when we started to develop an agile board in YouTrack. Since dogfooding is a core concept at JetBrains, we decided … Continue reading

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Manage your time with YouTrack and Toggl

Today we are happy to tell you about YouTrack integration with Toggl Button, a time tracker extension for Chrome. It’s free and available in the Chrome web store and Firefox add-on store too. Toggl extension lets you track time in … Continue reading

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New Agile Board Concept in YouTrack 7.0

We are proud to introduce a brand new Agile board in YouTrack 7.0. We’ve completely revamped it to improve usability, design and concept, and most importantly, the way it’s used to visualize your team’s progress and track personal tasks. Welcome … Continue reading

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YouTrack And Raygun For Smarter Issue Tracking

This guest blog post is brought to you by Freyja Spaven, a Digital Marketing Specialist at Raygun. Please post your questions as comments below, and the author will address them. Do software bugs ruin your day? Or maybe even your week, when you get … Continue reading

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Adding YouTrack issue links on GitHub

This guest blog post is brought to you by Nuno Pinheiro, the author of a Chrome extension for navigating to your issues from a GitHub commit/PR page. Please post your questions as comments below, and the author will address them. … Continue reading

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