Anyone using AgileZen with a more detailed project management system (like Redmine)?
2 Posted by Andrew Lindesay on 24 Aug, 2011 12:13 AM
I am also interested in this question. I am specifically
interested in how one might go about managing an AgileZen kan-ban
board together with Jira and as a result maintaining the
software-release version management capabilities and
change-management capabilities of Jira. Has anybody already worked
through these issues or have people found that the concepts of
version-management/ticketing are irreconcilable with a kan-ban
I'm a UX team manager currently evaluating AgileZen. Our
development teams use Jira and Greenhopper and are in Scrum.
However, we've tried and failed to work with them in Scrum (using
both Jira and another tool at the time), so have gone to Kanban
instead. Kanban itself it working well for us - we've been using it
for about 6 months.
However, we don't use any digital tools at all at the moment
other than an Excel sheet to calculate our metrics. So that we can
refine our Kanban process better, I'm now looking at ways we can
automate it with AgileZen, while also trying to see if we can
"integrate" in some way with Jira/Greenhopper. Right now, it'll be
enough to put a link in the AgileZen story to the corresponding
story in Jira. But one of things I need to establish is whether we
can use AgileZen's API to help us with that. I'll see if I can keep
you posted on my progress.
I'm not sure what you mean by "the concepts of
version-management/ticketing" - can you explain that a bit? They
appear to me to be process agnostic so I'm not sure why you are
(BTW the Greenhopper Kanban plugin appears to be a waste of
time, but I've yet to fully establish that.)