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Tips on getting things done in YouTrack

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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Integrate YouTrack with TMetric Time Management

TMetric is a free time tracking web-application. It allows you to track time you and your team spend on various activities in different systems. YouTrack can be one of these tools. To enable an integration, you need to install a … Continue reading

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Case study: YouTrack adopted by Foldcraft furniture manufacturer

                        We’ve had a little Q&A session with Greg Witkamp of Foldcraft, a US furniture manufacturing company that has recently adopted YouTrack. Enjoy! Foldcraft is an employee-owned manufacturer of … Continue reading

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