Archive: March, 2013

TaskDetails 2.0

TaskBeat’s task details panel – new look and feel Our design team has been working hard on improving the look and feel of the task details panel which is central for many interactions. The Task Details panel is the centre of management of individual tasks. Much ahead of anyone else we’ve introduced the dual view […]

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Task Access Controls

Controlling access to task details is very easy in TaskBeat. Although TaskBeat methodology promotes full visibility of all work to all team members there are ways to limit access to certain tasks using the application. By default TaskBeat provides a very simple model of marking tasks as private via the Subscription command on the task […]

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Software Development Lifecycle

Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) is one of the most well-defined processes within the company which applies to all software, including TaskBeat. The process defines six stages that each release is going through to ensure the quality standards are met. The quality of our software depends heavily and equally on two factors: adoption and execution of […]

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Deployment Process

One of the things that work particularly well with TaskBeat is the deployment process. The whole process revolves around the concept of staging complete change sets over the test servers, called UAT (User Acceptance Testing). These generally a mix of servers used for internal testing and the beta testing that are configured “as closely to […]

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Managing remote workforce

Yahoo came under fire for their no-remote work policy recently. There has been a lot of criticisim from various sources — namely people who depend or invest heavily into are supporting the model of remote work. The media from CNN to Twitter have been flooded with opinions siding either with those who benefit from remote […]

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