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With the launch of the Community App Catalog doc, we want to highlight some of the awesome apps available for you to install and use right away. This week's highlight is the Work Item Throughput app which allows you to view throughput on past timeboxes so you can be use the information for retrospectives and future planning. You can find details on how to install the app as well as the full list of great appshere.

 

You can find all of the App Of The Week posts here

Work Item Throughput

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About

 

When planning future iterations for your team, you might be curious about the past throughput to see how you're doing. The Work Item Throughput app gives you the opportunity to see user story and defect throughput for past timeboxes to help make decisions for future planning.

 

Use Case

 

By choosing between Count, Plan Estimate, Task Actual Total and Task Estimate Total for the way of measuring weekly throughput, you can use this as in retrospectives to determine what impacting your team's throughput and help determine how much work to plan for in the future.

With the launch of the Community App Catalog doc, we want to highlight some of the awesome apps available for you to install and use right away. Today's post is featuring the Team Capacity Grid. If you want to be able to check tasks for an iteration to ensure your team isn't over capacity, this is the app for you! You can find details on how to install the app as well as the full list of great appshere.

 

You can find all of the App Of The Week posts here.

Team Capacity Grid

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Team Capacity Grid

 

About

 

If you’re looking for an easy way to visually determine the remaining capacity for your team members, the Team Capacity app is for you! Once your team has added capacities for each member with the Track -> Team Status page, you can use this app to see your team’s capacity and utilization by project and iteration. There is also a Refresh button to allow easy edit of task assignments from other sources and redisplay status.

 

Use Cases

 

This app is an easy way to see team load based on capacity and task estimates. This is a vital part to any team’s dashboard for teams that value tracking individual capacity. This will also help you ensure you don't have any overloaded team members which could result in burnout and poor morale.

With the launch of the Community App Catalog doc, we want to highlight some of the awesome apps available for you to install and use right away. This week's featured app is Release Test Case Trend, which allows you to see the results for the test cases run to give you an overall idea of quality before a release. You can find details on how to install the app as well as the full list of great appshere.

 

You can find all of the App Of The Week posts here.

 

Release Test Case Trend

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As you prepare for release, it’s crucial that quality is maintained and meets customer expectations. This app tracks your release by iteration to show how many test cases have been run, and what the results are.

 

Use Cases

 

Each iteration in your release will have more and more test cases run, and this app will show you the status of each. Use this app to ensure your Team isn’t blocked on test cases, and that the run tests are appropriately passing. It can be a great conversation piece with your Team around how quality is progressing in your release and identify issues.

With the launch of the newCommunity App Catalog doc, we want to highlight some of the awesome apps available for you to install and use right away. Today's let's take a look at one of the top apps for portfolio management, WSJF. You can find details on how to install the app as well as the full list of great appshere.

 

You can find all of the App Of The Week posts here.

 

WSJF (Weighted Shortest Job First)

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When trying to determine which work to start on first, many teams use WSJF (weighted shortest job first), which is a lean method for determining backlog prioritization using the cost of delay and remaining job size. The WSJF board allows your team to calculate WSJF scores based on Risk, Value, TimeCriticality and JobSize so you can determine what should be worked on first.

 

 

Use Cases

 

Your team is trying to deliver value quickly and want to do a comparison of features/initiatives/etc based on the cost of delay and job duration. More information can be found here.

With the launch of the newCommunity App Catalog doc, we want to highlight some of the awesome apps available for you to install and use right away. Today's post is about the Custom Chart app. You can find details on how to install the app as well as the full list of great appshere.

 

You can find all of the App Of The Week posts here.

 

 

Custom Chart

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Custom Chart Preview

 

 

About

 

This app is the chart equivalent of the Custom Board and Custom List apps. Pick a chart type (pie, bar or column), an object type, and a field to be aggregated and gain insight into your process via the generated chart. Use the advanced filtering control to further slice and dice your data. The data is also exportable for more fine grained inspection.

 

Use Cases

 

You need to see your data sliced and diced, and this app delivers! There are innumerable use cases for presenting your data just the way you want it, and here’s some ideas for inspiration:

  • View your defects by resolution to determine how many require code changes versus user education.
  • View your stories by estimate to see if story sizes are generally too big or too small which would indicate the team should recalibrate their sizing.
  • View your features by investment category, aggregated by story leaf plan estimate to assess how you’re spending your time across your portfolio and adjust accordingly.

With the launch of the new Community App Catalog doc, we want to highlight some of the awesome apps available for you to install and use right away. You can find details on how to use the app as well as the full list of great apps here!

 

You can find all of the App Of The Week posts here.

 

Iteration Retro

GitHub Project | Source Code to Install

 

 

Iteration Retro App

 

About

 

You can now easily facilitate Iteration Retrospectives, getting to action items to improve your Team’s performance. Retrospectives are a vital part of any agile Team and helps the team inspect and adapt their processes to be constantly improving.

 

Add this app to a page to take notes during a retro about aspects of the iteration that were great, or that could have been better. Finally, track the action items, updating them in the future as they’re completed. All information is saved on the Iteration object for later reference and can be accessed by everyone.

 

 

Use Cases

 

Distributed Teams will especially value seeing retrospective notes and actions wherever they are. The Team’s ScrumMaster can lead the retro via video conference while taking notes in Rally. You can even add other apps to the same page to make a one-stop hub to view an iteration’s performance and takeaways.