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Stormboard News | June 2020

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Tips for Managing Remote or Distributed Teams

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Even before current events resulted in stay-at-home rules forcing companies to shift employees from the office to the home office, remote work was growing in popularity.

Many people were choosing a more flexible style of work instead of being in an office from 9-5 each day, and it seems that many companies are thinking that keeping all, or part, of their workforce remote, might be what is in their future.

Learn more about distributed teams.


Your Guide to Creating a Customer Persona

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Everything, from the improvement of your product or service to the message you craft and advertise to the world, centers around your ideal customer.

So, it’s important to home in on your target market and create an effective and accurate customer persona.


5 Benefits of Agile PI Planning Remotely

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Enterprise organizations who have adopted the highly-effective Agile PI Planning strategy, have recently been forced to do their planning sessions remotely.

Undoubtedly, this has come with growing pains — especially because Agile PI Planning was born under the premise of face-to-face contact. However, there are some key advantages of shifting to remote planning.


Are you interested in Agile PI Planning remotely with Rally, Jira, or Azure DevOps?

Learn more about our integrations and book a demo to see them in action!


Your Guide to Creating a Product Vision Board

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The strength of a Product Vision Board is in its simplicity. It offers an at-a-glance view of all the primary factors in a product mock-up enabling you and your team to find the best iteration to take to market.

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How to Lock and Unlock Your Sticky Notes

Sticky notes can be locked to prevent users from editing the content or moving them to a different area of your Storm. Only the Storm Administrator or sticky note creator can lock or unlock sticky notes.

Here's how:

  1. Click on the sticky note you want to lock to open the sticky note menu.

  2. Click "Lock Sticky" (or "Lock Whiteboard" if you are locking a whiteboard sticky note).

  3. A red pin will appear at the top of the sticky note.

  4. Click once on the note to unlock it so that you can move or edit it again.