6th Sense Analytics Announces Integration with Atlassian's JIRA.
Integration Improves Software Development Resource and Time Estimates by Comparing Actual Versus Estimated Time
MORRISVILLE, N.C. -- 6th Sense Analytics Inc., provider of unbiased data and metrics metrics Managed care A popular term for standards by which the quality of a product, service, or outcome of a particular form of Pt management is evaluated. See TQM. into the status of outsourced software development projects, today announced its integration with Atlassian's JIRA JIRA Japan Industries Association of Radiological Systems (trade organization)
JIRA Japan Investor Relations Association product, a bug tracking, issue tracking, and project management application.
The 6th Sense JIRA integration removes guesswork from feature and issue tracking and improves a team's ability to estimate and scope work in the future. The 6th Sense desktop automatically tracks developer and tester work and attributes the time to the appropriate area. This eliminates the need for team members to fill out reports with a best-guess of their time allocations.
6th Sense team-wide reports compare the actual time spent closing issues versus the original JIRA estimates. This provides timely insight into the status of development projects and answers questions such as:
* Where is the project today? Is it on track or behind schedule?
* Given historical trends, is it possible to make proposed deadlines or release dates?
* Where did the team work yesterday? Last week?
* What product areas take the most time?
"We bring best in class analytics to JIRA's issue management solution," said Todd Olson, co-founder and CTO (Chief Technical Officer) The executive responsible for the technical direction of an organization. See CIO and salary survey. of 6th Sense Analytics. "We seamlessly integrate with JIRA and other lifecycle tools to provide a complete 360 degree view of their projects and process."
6th Sense Analytics' award-winning software solution provides unprecedented visibility into the entire software development lifecycle by automatically and unobtrusively un·ob·tru·sive
Not undesirably noticeable or blatant; inconspicuous.
unob·tru collecting activity-based data via lightweight sensors
"There is now a thriving ecosystem around JIRA, especially it seems, for project management and tracking tools. We're delighted that 6th Sense Analytics has made their tools available to JIRA users," said Jon Silvers, director of online marketing at Atlassian.
For a video demonstration of how the integration benefits software development teams, please visit www.6sa.com/jira.
About 6th Sense Analytics, Inc.
For both outsource vendors and consumers that want to proactively manage outsourced software development projects, 6th Sense Analytics offers critical insight and metrics by automatically and unobtrusively collecting unbiased activity-based data throughout the entire software development lifecycle. As the first and only solution to track 100 percent desktop time, 6th Sense Analytics helps to increase accountability, minimize project risk, increase the accuracy of project estimates and bids and much more.
A 2007 winner of the Jolt JOLT - Java Open Language Toolkit Productivity Award, 6th Sense Analytics' software-as-a-service solution uses an open and independent architecture. The company was founded in 2004 by a team of experienced software development executives. 6th Sense Analytics is a privately held company privately held company
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