The stories according to role

A team using iceScrum can be very flexible in its use of  stories. The tool allows freedom of expression while still providing guidance according to the chosen practices. Roles and stories POs, SMs, DEVs and even SHs can all propose stories to go into the sandbox. The person to propose a story becomes its creator…

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Version R4#3.1

We have published a new version, fixing 2 defects in the R4#3: Migration doesn’t work with PostgreSQL. In the project wizard, changing the role of the creator causes an error. If you downloaded the R4#3 version and are not affected by these defects, no need to update to R4#3.1 [download_button bundle=”true” button=”Download bundle”] [download_button bundle=”false”…

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Version R4#3

iceScrum R4#3 comes with a few interesting innovations. Here is a summary: Comments on stories (visible in the Details view) are from now on saved in an export, so they are kept after an import. Activities on stories (addition, state change, comment) are saved in an export, so they appear on the dashboard after an…

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Version R4#2

This version R4#2 fixes bugs found in version R4#1 and adds a few improvements. Here they are in summary: Fixed bug preventing migration of R4 to PostgreSQL iceScrum now works with SQL server Fixed bug creating a task when Java 1.7 was being used Fixed display bug when enlarging a text box (e.g.”description” field during…

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Version R4#1

This version R4#1 took a little longer to release than what we would have liked. Be that as it may, from now on we will be issuing more regular updates. Here is a summary of the major changes introduced in this new version: new push method bringing huge improvement in performance new management for teams…

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Scrumban with iceScrum, a second example

Scrum and Kanban, there are many ways to get the best of both. Here is another way, following on from the previous example using tasks. Take note, this is not Kanban, but ScrumBan. For whom ? This approach is aimed at those of you who, having tried Scrum, have found the framework using sprints and…

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ScrumBan with iceScrum

iceScrum was started a long time ago, long before there was any mention of Kanban in agile methodology. Scrum itself was still a recent term. When Grails migrated in 2010 we were already thinking about Kanban practices and how to gradually include them. With the present version of iceScrum, pure Kanban is not possible, but…

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Version R3#11

The R3#11 should be the last one of the R3 release*. What’s new in the R3#11? New stories: As anyone, I can print from the dashboard all the stories in pdf format (4 stories per page) As anyone, I can publish from the Timeline view As a team member, I can choose which chart will…

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Version R3#10 [UPDATED]

[UPDATE] Due to an issue between our timezone management and the HSQLDB, the R3#10 has been updated to R3#10.1. Upgrade from R3#9 / R3#10 to R3#10.1 is strongly recommended for people using the default bundle. Also, if you use HSQLDB without the bundle, add this value : -Duser.timezone=UTC to JAVA_OPTS variable in the catalina.sh /…

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