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Last Updated Aug 03, 2015 — Enterprise Agile Planning expert

TeamSync: Building a Bridge Between Dev & Product Management

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In today’s face/paced environment where time/to/market is critical, portfolio and program managers recognize that they need to evolve – that they need better visibility, greater strategic alignment, and improved high/level planning and progress management. But many enterprises have not successfully provided these capabilities because doing so would require introducing new tools and processes, thereby disrupting their development teams. So how do you provide executives, program managers, and product managers better visibility, greater strategic alignment, and improved high/level planning and progress management without disrupting the development teams? You adapt and coexist. Adapt and Coexist You adapt by accepting that teams often work better when they are empowered to leverage the tools that best meet their needs. As an organization, it may be in your best interest to align with your development teams and let them keep using the tools they are most comfortable using. That being said, you still need to understand and manage the work that the teams are doing across your organization, and do so in the tools that best meet your needs, so you have to coexist. You can coexist by building a bridge between leadership and development, letting your development teams use the tools with which they are most efficient, while at the same time using your enterprise agile platform tools to pull in the data from these teams, roll it up, and provide everything you need to effectively manage your enterprise portfolio. Building the Bridge Building this bridge between the tools development teams are using and the visibility that portfolio and program managers need doesn’t have to be difficult. VersionOne is introducing a new type of integration tool called TeamSync™. TeamSync provides portfolio and program managers with visibility into the work that their teams are doing without disrupting the teams’ current agile tooling and processes. TeamSync is designed from the ground up to allow VersionOne to coexist with other agile team tools while providing accurate and near/time roll/up of the features on which the agile teams are working, including their backlog items, estimates, status, and effort. With TeamSync, agile teams can continue to use VersionOne or Atlassian® JIRA® at the team level allowing that information to seamlessly flows up to the Enterprise, Portfolio, and Program levels in the VersionOne Enterprise Agile Platform. Find out more about how TeamSync can help you gain the visibility and insight you need to make better decisions and understand progress with minimal disruption to your development teams. VersionOne is a registered trademark and TeamSync is a trademark of VersionOne, Inc. Atlassian and JIRA are registered trademarks of Atlassian.

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