BY| July 16, 2012
Mountain View, CA – We are thrilled to announce the release of SwiftKanban 2.0 with exciting new features that further help you in your Kanban implementations and its use in improving flow, reducing waste and maximizing value to your customers!
Best Scrumban Tool, yet!
Whether you call it Scrum, Scrumban or Scrum-Kanban, SwiftKanban 2.0, with extensive support for Scrum processes, gives you the best tool support you will need for improving your Scrum processes!
Release and Iteration Planning
Define and manage your Releases and Iterations with a simple drag and drop interface, just as you do today. Built-in visual indicators help you to track the release and iteration progress, capacity utilization, Burndown charts – all in one view, very useful in your daily stand-up meetings. Over time, if you choose to drop the time-box, you can do that with the ‘flip of a button’!
Time Tracking and Burn-up/ Burn-Down Charts
Define Task level estimates and track the Actual and the Remaining effort just as you do today, to ensure that the progress on cards is up-to-date and more precisely predictable. The Timesheet report summarizes the effort for cards and the Burn-up/ Burn-down charts plot the progress and remaining work at the end of each day.
Release/ Iteration-specific Kanban Board view
Easily pull Stories on to the Board only for specific (current) Release or Iteration. Filter the Board to track the progress of any Release or Iteration!
User Story HierarchyBETA
Plan and execute large (parent) user stories by breaking them down into several smaller (or child) user stories. Monitor the status of user story execution in an intelligibly visual ‘Relationship Map’ view.
New! Board Templates
Nothing like getting off to a flying start! Now, using Board Templates you can create projects with predefined templates! Whether use Kanban in IT Operations, Software Development, or HR, marketing & sales or Support, you can easily build and maintain a library of templates to give your teams a head-start each time they start a project. And setting up a template is easy – just copy an existing Board or create a new one using SwiftKanban’s familiar board modeling UI.
New! Mobile Support
Like SwiftKanban on your iPad/ Android tablet? Now, you can also use it on an iPhone or an Android mobile phone! Do check it out and let us know what improvements we should make.
You can get more information on these and a number of other minor enhancements on the SwiftKanban Release page.