Pivotal Tracker: An Interesting Tool that I Encountered Recently

Pivotal Tracker: An Interesting Tool that I Encountered Recently

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Kafilat Abdulwahab
·Apr 17, 2019·

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What is Pivotal Tracker?

From Pivotal Tracker website, It is described as an agile project management tool of choice for developers around the world for real-time collaboration around a shared, prioritized backlog.

I got to know about Pivotal Tracker when I was preparing for Andela’s Bootcamp, I was fascinated about it. I love the fact that it works inline with Agile Manifesto which values:

  • Individuals and interactions over processes and tools

  • Working software over comprehensive documentation

  • Customer collaboration over contract negotiation

  • Responding to change over following a plan

By learning the use of Pivotal Tracker and following the Bootcamp curriculum, I developed the following habit;

  • I break down the functionality of a project into small units,

  • When I have a number of tasks, I assign each task points based on their complexity,

  • I prioritize task based on importance and complexity (or a combination of both),

  • I reflect on the progress of my project so far and keep track of changes/improvements,

And, my belief is that my project stands a higher chance of succeeding when I follow Agile methodology.

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