Archives for Nicholas Muldoon

Enterprise Admins - Be sure to check out the Scaling GreenHopper guide. Product owners are occasionally struck with awe at just how large their product backlog has grown. The GreenHopper team has been exploring this problem and we’re happy to announce a solution – Epics, your key to taming a growing backlog. Try GreenHopper 6.1 Today 'When will we ship?' Product owners are often asked how much more work is needed until a feature is ready to ship. A big feature can be represented

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I was just writing a response to a question posed on a GreenHopper documentation page. It is worth sharing more broadly as I've seen similar queries a few times recently. The fact that I can drag and drop inside a sprint, from one unstarted sprint to another, from one unstarted to start sprint, but not out of a started sprint is extraordinarily frustrating. Right now for each issue I want to move, I am forced into a baffling 5-click process. JIRA seems to follow a pattern of design decisions that

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Webhooks are available in JIRA 5.2 - full details in Unlock the Power of Search with JIRA 5.2. OnDemand customers have already been upgraded. In this article we will explore how a customer service team can resolve requests faster by updating customers of issue progress using SMS. This customer service team uses JIRA and GreenHopper to manage all customer requests, and with the introduction of Webhooks in JIRA 5.2 they have extended their workflow to integrate with a third-party SMS service. Why

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G'day folks, The Bonfire Team has just released Bonfire 2.6 and it has a killer feature that will particularly excite teams testing native applications. If you are testing a Windows, Mac or Linux desktop application try the following and let us know if it solves your native application testing needs: 1) Get the image Mac, Windows and Linux have keyboard shortcuts that allow you to capture a screenshot of either the whole desktop or the active window. On Mac OS X use Cmd+Shift+Ctrl+4. Windows

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A neat feature in GreenHopper is the ability to colour cards based upon JQL. Over the past two days I've visited two great customers and each of them came up with a novel way to use the card colours in their environment. I wanted to share them ASAP so you can start using them Monday morning. It's Friday 651pm in San Francisco and I'm about go watch the Sydney Swans win the AFL Grand Final at the pub - this is so cool it couldn't wait until Monday. Anyways... Twitter The cool folks at Twitter

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With Bonfire 2.5, Test Sessions are 1st Class

Hot on the heels of the Bonfire 2.4 release, which allows you to attach any file to an issue created via the browser extension, we are thrilled to announce Bonfire 2.5 with Test Sessions. This latest release elevates Test Sessions to a whole new level. Prior to this release Test Sessions were available via the Project page, or on an individual issue page; there was no single place to see all Test Sessions. Today, Test Sessions have found a new home in the JIRA header: Using the 'Get Bonfire

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