Taiga Larix Gmelinii Release (5.5)

Larix Gmelinii By William (Ned) Friedman - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=89975746 Year 2020's unexpected plot twist has left many of us still in shock but among other things, we made sure we would continue to work to deliver a great agile platform for cross-domain teams. We even missed Taiga 5 announcement deadline and so we have decided to announce Taiga 5.5 instead. Taiga Seed, new fresh theme, Taiga App partnership and quite a number of changes make up for a wonderful release.

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Why is KANBAN not working for me?

Screenshot of Taiga showing the kanban modeWhen teams all over the world try to adopt agile methodologies, sooner or later they will be faced with a key question - Is KANBAN the right technique for us? Sometimes, they have known and experienced other agile techniques like SCRUM but most often they are new to agile to begin with. In this article I will try to explain what are some of the pros and cons of KANBAN and what common mistakes are unknowingly made so you can self-diagnose your particular use case, whether you're new to KANBAN or new to agile altogether.

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A Series of Fun Retrospectives

Taiga's TeamRetrospectives are a well-known tool used by teams that work in product development. In Kaleidos we usually do it as the culmination of a sprint, just after the Sprint Demo. In this post we show examples and methods that we try, it does not mean that they are set in stone :)

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Four Agile Antipatterns and a Big Fat Lie

Taiga's TeamIn any transition to agile methodologies there is a risk of maintaining old practices that survive in disguise as “agile adaptations”. In the medium term they become structural blocks, agile antipatterns that gradually reinforce this involution. I summarize four of these identified thanks to the involuntary help of Taiga users.

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Join #Hacktoberfest with Taiga!

Hacktoberfest Taiga is joining Digital Ocean’s hacktoberfest, an initiative of Digital Ocean to promote participation in open source projects. It is open to everyone and all backgrounds and skill levels are encouraged to complete the challenge.

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Taiga Larix Cajanderi Release (4.0.0)

Larix Cajanderi 2018 has been a great year already for the Taiga family. We continued to grow (even with no marketing expenditure!), we continued building a solid tech support team, and we enjoyed receiving amazing feedback to every single one of our three releases.

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Taiga Pinus Contorta Release (3.4.0)

Pinus Contorta Welcome to Taiga release 3.4.0, Pinus Contorta, named after this popular tree also known as the lodgepole, shore or twisted pine. The name was suggested by one of our team members, Alex, who pointed that this release is chock-full of the most highly desired enhancements. We hope it proves as popular with our community as the Pinus Contorta is beloved in the Western United States.

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