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About Edwin Rozie

Edwin is Master in Engineering and Master of Management. He has 10 years of experience managing strategic IT programs. His focus is on agile planning, clear communication, leading teams and mitigating issues. He is certified SAFe Advanced Scrum Master, MSP (Managing Succesful Programmes) Practitioner en Prince 2 Practitioner.

Support for team capacity planning – new in release 2.1

Support for team capacity planning – version 2.1 The following new functionalities, enhancements and bug fixes are included in version 2.1 of Ativo Programs: Support for team capacity planning on the program board. The planned vs defined capacity is visible on top of each sprint. Enable this functionality via View options > Capacity Changed

By |2021-09-14T18:35:05+00:00September 14th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Filters and program configuration options – new in release 2.0

New configuration options, planning functionalities, bug fixes and a security fix – version 2.0 The following new functionalities, enhancements and bug fixes are included in version 2.0 of Ativo Programs: New configuration options for teams, programs and periods (program increments) New planning functionalities: inline 'create new issue', limit backlog length, icon row (including icon

By |2021-08-16T17:14:51+00:00August 16th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Filters and program configuration options – new in release 1.9

Filters and program configuration options – version 1.9 The following new functionalities, enhancements and bug fixes are included in version 1.9 of Ativo Programs: Filter on specific features in the planning and progress screens. Filters from the planning screen are now also available on the progress screen. These filters are applied on the summary,

By |2021-08-16T17:13:06+00:00March 15th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Why do scrum teams estimate work in story points?

Why do scrum teams estimate work in story points? Companies that adopt agile or scrum often estimate their work in story points. What are the advantages? How are estimations best done? Top-down versus bottom-up Work can be estimated top-down or bottom-up. A top-down estimation uses data of previous projects. Looking at this previous data, an

By |2021-02-12T13:07:42+00:00October 21st, 2020|Agile, Scrum|0 Comments

Release 1.3.0 – Visualize your program cycle

Visualize your program cycle - release version 1.3 Our newest release version (1.3) of Ativo Agile Programs for Jira is now available on the Atlassian Marketplace for Jira Cloud and Jira Server. What's new? Added program cycle overview (Prepare, Plan, Deliver and Iterate) : Promote incremental program delivery. Accelerate the program planning preparation and

By |2020-08-30T01:27:53+00:00August 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SAFe EU 2020 Summit in quotes

SAFe EU 2020 summit in quotes Agility is like fun: no one can make it for you Dean Leffingwell, Chief Methodologist of SAFe In his keynote, Dean explains how they applied the SAFe agility principles on their own organization when revenue streams dropped due to Covid.They scrambled to

By |2020-06-18T12:51:47+00:00June 10th, 2020|Agile|0 Comments

Agile Programs early access for Jira Cloud

Agile Programs early access for Jira Cloud "When will you release the Cloud version of Ativo Agile Programs for Jira?" is the #1 question we receive during trainings. Well, we have good news! Jira Cloud will be released on the Atlassian marketplace end June 2020, and is already available for early access as

By |2020-06-03T13:48:04+00:00June 2nd, 2020|News|0 Comments