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VersionOne Spring 2014 Release Improves Multi-Team Release Planning and Collaboration

New Features Help Organizations Scale Agile Initiatives and Streamline Software Delivery

ATLANTA, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VersionOne, recognized by agile practitioners as the leader in agile application lifecycle management (ALM) software solutions, today introduced its Spring 2014 Release with features designed to help software organizations streamline multi-team release planning and improve cross-team collaboration.

New capabilities in the VersionOne® agile ALM platform help organizations optimize their planning within and across releases, strengthen communications and relationships between teams, and balance business stakeholders' expectations against realistic workload capacity at the release level:

  • Release Capacity Planning: Predict bottlenecks and commit only to attainable work to optimize release plans and balance business demand with development's workload.
  • Activity Stream: See a constant feed of project activity such as closed defects, re-estimated stories, and changed relationships in an ordered, continuous flow – which is especially helpful for distributed teams.
  • Agile Earned Value Reporting: Bridge the gap between earned value management and agile development by more effectively managing and communicating project status and progress to completion.

In addition, VersionOne has enhanced support for Microsoft® Visual Studio® TFS 2013, enabling development teams to adapt quickly to the latest TFS 2013 updates integrated within the platform.

"As agile continues to spread across organizations, it's becoming increasingly difficult – albeit critical – for strategic planners and agile teams to coordinate and optimize their shared planning efforts at the release level as well as the sprint level," said VersionOne President and CEO Robert Holler. "Our Spring Release simplifies this process tremendously, allowing customers to streamline and improve the predictability of their high-level release planning."

Read the Release Notes at http://www.versionone.com/release/2014/spring/

About VersionOne

VersionOne is a recognized leader and visionary in agile ALM solutions. Our mission is to help companies envision and deliver great software. Our promise is to promote and serve the best interests of the agile software development community with genuine respect and humility. Every single day we work hard to make a difference both in our community and with our customers.

Today more than 50,000 teams including over 35 of the Fortune 100 use our products to help them scale their agile initiatives faster, easier, and smarter. Whether a small team just starting out with agile or a global enterprise, VersionOne customers get the best software tools in the industry backed by the pioneers of agile project and lifecycle management. Follow us on Google+, Twitter, Facebook and our blogs.

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VersionOne is a registered trademark of VersionOne Inc. Microsoft and Visual Studio are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

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