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Why not integrate your tools for software development during the Super Bowl halftime show?

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Why not integrate your tools for software development during the Super Bowl halftime show?

If you were given a choice between watching Justin Timberlake in this year’s Super Bowl halftime show, or setting up an integration between two of your software development tools, which would you choose?

You might be thinking to yourself, “I could not imagine the pain of setting up an integration between Jira and Jama,” or you might be thinking, “I could not imagine the pain of watching Timberlake lip-sync Cry Me a River in a frozen Minneapolis stadium.”*

These reactions are equally rational. However, we at Tasktop believe that setting up integrations shouldn’t be a painful experience, and should only take up the same amount of time as the halftime show.

With Tasktop, it is possible to build a functioning integration in less than 30 minutes.

The Tasktop Integration Hub allows you to quickly connect tools, select the projects and products you want to integrate, and automatically map multiple fields for you.

You no longer have to study the API methods of your tools, or build an integrations team, or maintain your scripts across API changes. In fact, you can forget about scripts; Tasktop gives you the ability to simply configure integrations with a very intuitive browser-based interface.

Seeing is believing 

Want proof? Below are two videos that show the complete install and configuration of Tasktop.

The first video shows the set-up between two very modern tools: Atlassian Jira and GitHub; this set-up is completed in less than 10 minutes:

The second video shows the integration between a legacy tool, IBM DOORS, and a modern tool, Jira. (A useful set-up if you’re trying to move from waterfall to Agile.)  This install and configuration takes less than 20 minutes:

Every step of the process is documented in these videos and recorded continuously without any splicing.

You probably have more important (and interesting) things to do than worry about integrating tools. Tasktop enables you to sail through the set-up of your integrations and to reap the benefits very quickly.

You can forget about the tedious “how”, and focus on the “why”. We automatically flow product-critical information – artifacts such as requirements, features, epics, stories and defects – across your software value stream.

Not only do practitioners have the information they need, when they need it, in the tool they love, but management gains end-to-end visibility and traceability across all tools to optimize the process.

So, you now have a solid alternative to watching another halftime show (unless your JT fan – in that case, you can kill two birds with one stone; watch the show AND integrate your tool). You now have ample time to top up the guac before settling in for the third quarter.

*If you are a JT fan, that’s cool (each to their own and all that) – merely replace him with any other pop star whose music grates with you…

Request a personalized demo today to see how we can rapidly integrate the best-of-breeds tools in your software value stream, helping you to cost-effectively deliver the right products faster.

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