VersionOne - Introduction

VersionOne is a web-based project management tool used by testers, developers and other stake holders to manage, track and organize software testing efforts. It follows and covers full life cycle of Agile Methodologies. It supports from first step as Product Backlog to the project’s final step as completion and delivery.

Interesting Points

VersionOne supports a wide range of functionalities and is one of the best available project management tools for Agile. VersionOne is joining CollabNet to bring DevOps into the table.

Following are a few interesting facts about VersionOne −

  • VersionOne helped to bring the Agile Management tool in 2002.

  • VersionOne is also known as the Agile Management tool.

  • It is developed and copyright by VersionOne Inc.

  • VersionOne is a web based tool that supports all browsers especially Chrome, Firefox, IE etc.

  • It supports different windows OS like Windows XP, Vista, 7, Mac, etc.

  • VersionOne provides 30days trial period.

  • It supports all phases of planning, scheduling, collaborating, tracking and reporting for projects, releases, iterations, epics, stories, defects, tasks, tests, teams and team members.

  • VersionOne was named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

  • Now, CollabNet and VersionOne have merged to accelerate innovation across Enterprise Software Development and Delivery in 2017.

  • VersionOne can be customized using various methodologies such as SAFe, Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, and DAD.

License and Free Trial

VersionOne is used at commercial level across various software industries. It allows the new users to go through the tool by providing limited free access. In this section, we will see how VersionOne connects with different user groups at personal and commercial level −

  • VersionOne is a commercial tool and available as Trial version for a limited period of 30 days. For personal use, a user can register and get a hands-on experience of VersionOne.

  • To utilize VersionOne services, a license is required. After 30 days, if a user wants to continue using VersionOne, a license is required. By purchasing one of the products, VersionOne provides license key to continue for a certain time period based on purchase agreements.

  • VersionOne provides free license for 30 days for cloud based access as well as local server set up. User can set up host server into his local machine as well by following installation guidelines and fulfilling pre-requisite.

VersionOne Uses

There are a wide range of benefits and usage of VersionOne depending on team size, type of work and other factors. The benefits and usage are listed below −

  • VersionOne is used in tracking all QA activities from the 1st phase of software testing lifecycle in Agile. Tracking can be started from adding the requirements to accepting the requirement by the Product Owner.

  • VersionOne is useful in Project Management, Defect Management and to customize into different agile methodologies as per the requirements. A user with proper role can customize the VersionOne fields, boards, reports, displays according to project requirement and standards.

  • In addition to the above, VersionOne also supports agile portfolio management, product road mapping, regression test management, customer idea management, agile visualizations and custom reporting and analytics.

  • It supports all macro level activities performed by QA.

  • VersionOne is very useful in performing QA tasks like planning, scheduling, collaborating, tracking and reporting for projects, etc.

VersionOne Specifications

The base of VersionOne is combined with different and latest technologies and ideas. To use a developed VersionOne tool, hardware and software supports are required at Server as well as Client side. Following table lists down important specification of VersionOne −

Sr.No. Specification Description
1 Application copyright
  • It is taken by VersionOne Inc.
  • It provides Commercial and Trial Version.
2 Tool scope
  • It can be used as Project Management and defect tracking
  • It is utilized as Agile Management Tool
3 Testing Methods
  • Agile Testing
  • Automation testing
  • Exploratory Testing
  • Functional/Manual Testing
4 Tool Objectives
  • Complete life cycle of Agile Methodologies
  • Desktop Testing
  • Web Testing
  • Report statistics
5 Management Features
  • Product Backlog
  • Resource Management
  • Defect Management
  • Project Management in Agile
  • Reporting
6 Hardware Requirements for Server
  • CPU: Dual Core 2GHz and latest Memory : 4GB and aboveRAM
7 Error Handling
  • Capture screenshots
8 User interface Available
  • Plugin
  • GUI usability
  • Mobile UI
  • Server and Web based