• Using Big Picture

    Working with groups and subgroups can be a bit confusing when trying to look at multiple releases at the same time.

    Sometimes you need a higher view, luckily to do that is really easy with SmartView.

  • Exporting stories

    At SmartView we thrive to provide integrations with other services.

    Still sometimes you may want to export the data to use it with a different service or to present it in a different way.

    In Smartview exporting to CSV is really easy.

  • Beta Is Dead, Long Live SmartView!

    Exciting times! The Beta plan is coming to an end, and now all beta users will have to choose a plan to start the 30-day free trial.

    We have been in beta for a year and a half, and now that you have to choose a plan, some of you might be thinking that you want a smaller plan but have too many projects to do so.

    What to do? Don’t fret! It’s really easy and you won’t lose any information.

  • Using SmartView - Part II

    In my last post I explained the basics of using SmartView to create a new project and add User Stories to a Story Map.

    Now that we have stories in our Story Map, we are going to learn how to create releases and prioritize our work.

  • Using SmartView - Part I

    Not so long ago I wrote a post about a lean project management tool that I have been working on for the past year and a half.

    We are about to release the open beta and start collecting feedback before our official release.

    Though you can sign up and try it out on your own, a bit of help is never amiss. Here is the first installment in a series of posts to explain the basic steps for using SmartView.

  • An Owner's Journey

    Not so long ago I celebrated five years of working as an independent consultant for my own company MavenThought Inc..

    As a quality expert I had the chance to work with multiple companies and teams to help them “get better at what they do”. Inspired by all the successful results, I decided to reach this further and build a product to help teams work more efficiently.

    Becoming an owner wasn’t easy. How did it come about? Well, it all started around 20 years ago…