User Story Mapping For Beginners

User Story Mapping (USM) allows for product managers, developers and designers to put a method behind the continuous complexity of product design and creating an awesome User Experience (UX). Creating with USM allows for developers to create products and processes which are user-centered and user experience focused. The process begins with keying in on user goals, and breaking down the …

Modern Product Management techniques for today’s SaaS business

Managing a Software as a Service (SaaS) product can be quite a challenge, but it doesn’t always have to be that way. Perhaps the best thing you can do to lead your SaaS product is to use other SaaS products. Whenever you need to do something, always check to see if there is someone out there who already provides a …

Hone in on the cards you really care about with Jira Filters

One of the hidden gems in CardBoard is that you can use Jira Filters to get to the cards you really want to see. This past week, we had several customers ask us “is there any way I can filter out the cards that are done?”.  The answer is yes and we will show you how to do it. Create …

Share your boards with Everyone!

With our new Share Link feature, you can share your user story maps with everyone. Even those that don’t have a CardBoard account. You’ll find it is super easy to get others involved by giving them a link via email, slack, SMS etc. To share your board, click on the Collaborators icon and then select “Share Link”.   Next you’ll …

Say Hello to “Free Text”

You asked, we listened. The new, widely requested “Free Text” tool takes versatility in story mapping to a whole new level. It has universal functionality and is a handy tool for your building process. Let’s take a look at just a few of the ways free text can make your story maps your own. Customization To create free text, drag …

The Summer Blend Release

Last month we overalled the UI and UX of CardBoard and this month we are introducing our Summer Blend Release. We love Agile, User Story Mapping and have several new features for you to try out. But before we touch on that, I wanted to share how the release has impacted our financial metrics. We set several goals and we …

Improve Collaboration with Comments

We launched a new feature this week that gives you more options to collaborate with team members. You can now add comments on your stories to solicit feedback, discuss possibilities or even create that shared understanding. To start using comments, simply open the card and add your comment at the bottom.

Introducing the all new CardBoard

Today, we are releasing our biggest CardBoard update yet. We talked to several of you to learn what it is you need next. During development, the questions we kept asking ourselves are: What do our customers need, and What can we do to make their user story mapping experience more valuable? So, everything we are providing to you today is …

How to build better products with User Story Mapping

User Story Mapping is a simple technique that can help discover what you really need to build. It encourages telling a story and visualizing what the experience “feels” like through your customers eyes. It a great way to build empathy for your users and foster collaboration with your team. When trying it out for the first few times, I’ve seen …

Release 2/23/2018

Updated UI for My Board page. New UI look for the boards coming soon Single Sign-On support for Enterprise customers. Change user’s roles easily from/to collaborator and viewer 25 boards per user instead of 10 Improved integration for VSTS Viewers can view conversations and journeys