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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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Evidence based management

What makes use of TaskBeat so special in software development or in developing any other creative, non-standard work is: summaries for project metrics, in particular the multi-dimensional time/cost evidence of work already completed by the team. Management metrics allow measuring true efforts based on actual expenditure, projects or activities. This in turn allows management to […]

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Ten fold the average

In procedural work the best are twice better than the average. In creative/inventive work, the best are ten fold better than the average. Your management style and the tools you use need to reflect on the importance and the specifics of managing creative work. It’s not true that no management is the way to go […]

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The data system

TaskBeat database system has been based on a strong data platform. We’ve combined the power and reliability of SQL Server with elements of Elastic Search. In fact we’ve compiled our own search engine based on the core of Elastic Search and re-built it entirely on the native Windows platform, using C# and ensuring consistency between […]

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TaskBeat Charts

Ready for some magic? Whatever you do TaskBeat measures and charts productivity of your team over time. You define whatever it’s a product, a service or maybe a creative ideas? Charts tell you if you produce good results over time and helps you deliver more.

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Announcing TimeLines

Innovative way for presenting schedules TaskBeat announces TimeLines – the quickest way to visualise planning schedules TimeLines are generated automatically aiding managers in visual planning. TimeLines visualise tasks on the current list, showing graphical overview of the work ahead and include visual indicators for the whole team. TimeLines stack individual tasks on a calendar for […]

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Automatic scheduling

With the new release we’re introducing basic scheduling based on simple time-lines. This awesome feature provides automatic schedules based on a simple task lists. This is the most requested feature that has gone missing in TaskBeat and many competitive products and now is getting implemented the right way. This is a pre-release of the feature […]

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