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Business plan vs Lean Canvas

Business plans take too long to write, are seldom updated, and almost never read by others but documenting your hypotheses is key.<p>Lean Canvas solves this problem using a 1-page business model that takes under 20 minutes to create, will be read by more people, and lets you focus on building your …

50 Ways to Write a Great User Story

Do we really need user stories for effective software development?

This is a question I got asked a few days ago by one of our engineers. It caught me by surprise as user stories are a common trait in modern and …

Top 5 Agile Methodology Slide Decks

If you’re looking for the best Agile Methodology slide decks that the web has to offer, than I suggest you check out this list.<p>We’ve scoured the web …

Using Story Maps for Release Planning

User Story Mapping is my favorite method to unpack a large, vague design problem into a form everyone understands well enough to solve. You’re not …

Achieve Product-Market Fit with our Brand-New Value Proposition Designer Canvas

I’m a big fan of the Lean Startup movement and love the underlying principle of testing, learning, and pivoting by experimenting with the most basic …

Process Template changes to TFS 2015 RTM

With the release of TFS 2015, we have also updated the process templates. All of these changes were done to:• Add support for SAFe<br>• Add an additional …

Project Management

Basecamp vs. Wrike: Battle of the Project Management Apps

We compare Basecamp and Wrike, two top PM software solutions, on usability, productivity, collaboration, and other features. Which one is a better …

HOWTO: Trello Kanban

<b>Update:</b> an earlier draft of this included a link to this awesome post on the Trello blog: Going Public! Roadmapping With A Public Trello Board. You …

Adopting an agile approach to content

For the past 10 years I’ve led on digital content efforts at top-ranking English universities, many of the problems I have encountered are no …

5 Steps To Better Team Retrospectives

The agile development process is a fast paced, iterative work environment that involves short sprints and frequent deliverables. But does it work? In …

The Arrow – An advanced Kanban board

Ever since we started to use Kanban I have been thinking about how the “perfect” Kanban board would look like. I have searched for answers in the …

Casual: The Visual Approach To Project Management

“Project management re- imagined” – Casual website says. It’s true in many ways,as this tool transforms each project plan into awesome, step-by-step …

Project Management

The project manager’s guide to planning a perfect project

Being a project manager is a tough job. There are constant demands on your time, people to keep on track, pressure to do a certain amount of work in …

Project Management

LiquidPlanner vs. Trello: 2 Top-Rated Project Management Apps Face Off

We pit top-rated project management services LiquidPlanner and Trello directly against each other to see which contender comes out on top.<p>PCMag …

Wrike Review – Best Project Management Software for Busy Teams

Demand for online project management software has increased dramatically due to the functionality it provides to both individual users and …

Best Project Management Tools for Startups

Reviews<p>We use Trello internally, but I’ve used Basecamp with external freelancers or things on the ...<p>Rachel Cohen<p>Co-founder & CEO - Snowe<p>Stacklist …

Using Multiple Project Management Tools: What's the Secret to Success?

It’s not uncommon for startups to use multiple project management tools across their teams. In fact, we see some Stacklist members using two, three, …

How to Solve Problems in Your Business: Kanban, Kaizen, and Scrum

Solving problems is a central issue in business ownership. In fact, you might say that business itself is a series of problems waiting to be …

Top Collaboration Tools for Designers and Developers

Project managers are not the only people who can manage projects effectively. If you own a small web design and development business, then this area …

New Employee Onboarding: A Success Template For Every Hire

At Trello, employee onboarding is the most important thing we do to get new hires ready to rock! Personalize our free checklist and template for your …

Using Trello for Agile projects intranets (including templates)

I´ve started setting up agile projects intranets in Trello, based on SCRUM product and Project management and wanted to share my templates with you …

Why Kanban Is Never Enough for Product Development

There is a growing trend. I hear about it on a daily basis. Product teams implementing Kanban style boards to speed up innovation and improve their development process. But many of them quickly realize they have made a mistake.<p>Product teams move to using Kanban out of good intent -- they want to …

The Benefits Of Kanban

<b>Kanban</b> is a form of production control method used in the traditional manufacturing industry as a form of inventory control. However, in recent years …

3 Steps to Align Project and Strategy

One of project management’s greatest gifts is that it allows the project-driven organization to create a framework for decision making within a …

Management