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Alex Kisliak Posted by Alex Kisliak Mar 30, 2020

Developers in Jira, tech support in ServiceNow. Let’s unite them

If you’re looking for ITIL-certified project management and ticket tracking solutions, frankly speaking, you’ll end with Jira and ServiceNow. We analyzed the market, shortlisted and compared the tools to tell you these are the best two solutions for their purposes. Still, each has its peculiarities and distinctive features, making them no substitute for each other. 

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Alex Kisliak Posted by Alex Kisliak Feb 3, 2020

All about Agile frameworks: Scrum vs Kanban

Everyone working in IT will have heard about Agile,  Scrum and Kanban. Now almost every company wants to be agile, as there are so many agile methodologies and frameworks which can benefit a business. Having options to choose from is great, but how do you know which is the right solution for you? To make everything clear, we’d like to clarify what Agile, Scrum and Kanban actually mean and help explain all the basics of these Agile frameworks. 

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Alex Kisliak Posted by Alex Kisliak Dec 11, 2019

DevOps + ITIL, or how to boost service delivery

Someone thinks that ITIL is an old school thing. Still, many big corporations are on the velvet after implementing its best practices. At the same time, the philosophy of DevOps is another trend that is captivating more and more companies. Why then we can’t combine ITIL with DevOps?

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Maria Dorogokupez Posted by Maria Dorogokupez Dec 2, 2019

2019 Knowledge Management: Standards and Practices in Moscow – sharing our experience

Recently the expert session “2019 Knowledge Management: Standards and Practices” passed in Moscow, and we were glad to share our experience along with the other speakers of the conference. 

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Alex Kisliak Posted by Alex Kisliak Sep 16, 2019

Kanban as trendy Agile framework: total guide

Kanban now is one of the most popular agile frameworks that are wide-spread among IT teams, but is it possible to implement it into another sphere of business? We’d like to share with you some thoughts about it.

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Maria Dorogokupez Posted by Maria Dorogokupez Aug 30, 2019

Fruitful discussion at our meetup in Chicago

So, our Agile/SAFe + Jira meetup successfully passed, and we’d like to thank all the 41 guests for such an alive discussion and output!

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Aleks Yenin Posted by Aleks Yenin Aug 16, 2019

Jira active monitoring 24/7 with Prometheus + Grafana: use case

A guide from our expert about how to monitor Jira using Prometheus, Grafana.

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Alex Kisliak Posted by Alex Kisliak Jul 23, 2019

All about Jira Workflow: total guide

Here’s all you need to know about jira workflows, how to create workflow in Jira (+examples) and what else can help you to improve your working processes.

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Alex Kisliak Posted by Alex Kisliak Jul 10, 2019

Why Bitbucket repository is a great tool for professional dev teams

Bitbucket from Atlassian is a great tool for the dev teams, especially if you get Jira and Bitbucket integration, and we’re going to describe why.

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Maria Dorogokupez Posted by Maria Dorogokupez Jul 5, 2019

Polontech Friday News: 3 new contracts signed just in 1 week :)

We’re really happy with the fact that our constant flow of clients is growing. More and more customers trust us significant technical changes in their business environment.

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