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Using tags in team workflows

Tagging Software Defects for Root Cause Analysis

I really, REALLY like using tags, indiscriminately of the tool we are using on a project (Rally, TFS, Jira, etc.) or the work product type (user stories, features, epics, etc.). But for today, I’ll focus on tags for bugs. Recently, I was working with a great team and gently pushing …

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Don’t Throw Away Your Shot: Be A Hamilton Product Manager

Five years ago, nobody really remembered Alexander Hamilton, but with the helping hand of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning musical he has burst back into the spotlight over two hundred years later. While I will agree that Miranda’s songs are incredible, there is not enough focus on Hamilton’s greatest achievement: he got the US …

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What Does Project Success Mean to You?

We have had a lot of discussions internally about “Measuring Project Success.”  At an extremely simplistic level, Seilevel defines success as having been achieved when all the business objectives identified for the project are met. Each business objective will have one or more success metric(s) defined for it. So, when …

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Seilevel was quoted in a recent Forrester Research article

Seilevel was quoted in a recent Forrester Research article. Check it out here.  Best Practices: Your Ten-Step Program To Improve Requirements And Deliver. Overview: High-quality software requirements sit at the foundation of good software deliverables — those that meet business needs, satisfy customers, and fit into existing technology architectures. Yet …

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