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Description of the xProcess product

xProcess allows projects to define their own processes... and make and monitor plans that conform to those processes.
Projects may start from predefined processes such as those for Scrum, FDD, Iconix, Unified Process or Prince 2, or define their own. Using their process definition, projects can be defined, resources added and tasks defined, estimated and prioritised. xProcess then provides forecasts for the project against which targets can be set.Once a project is started the participants on the project can access the tasks they have been assigned and record hours worked against tasks, adjust estimates of time to complete, add artifacts (such as documents or links to managed files) and close tasks, including (if the process requires it) completing task "gateways" to show compliance with intermediate steps of the task.Thus xProcess supports process definition (including several graphical views of the process patterns), project management (including defining and es…

xProcess project on Source Forge

With various announcements, activities and releases in the pipeline, you may be interested to know that there is now an xProcess projects on SourceForge. The site is and althought as of this moment there are no downloads available there, the forums, announcements, wikis, etc. of the project will all be moving up there soon. Why not post a message there now?!

Calling Software Development Process experts!

Did you know that from January 2009 the xProcess project is going open source?This means that projects worldwide will be able to download and use free process definition and project management software and, if they are so inclined, configure and improve it for their own use. At the same time we are launching a new services company OpenXprocess. This company will incorporate xProcess Europe (and xProcess US), and manage the ongoing enhancement of the product, while offering services to users of xProcess such as: training in Scrum, FDD, Agile, Iconix Process, Unified Process, Prince and other configured processes of xProcess; configuration of the product to companies’ own development processes; and a support package which includes the web server for access to project data from browsers.This is where the software process experts come in. Would you be interested in learning about xProcess and potentially offering services to configure processes or consult with clients using exi…