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Atlassian Connect and Spring Boot Sample

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
November 2, 2016

Atlassian connect To get started with the framework, create a project from the Maven archetype by executing the following command: mvn archetype:generate -DarchetypeGroupId=com.atlassian.connect -DarchetypeArtifactId=atlassian-connect-spring-boot-archetype -DarchetypeVersion=1.0.0 Maven will ask you to define the groupId, artifactId, and the version for your new project. You will also be asked to specify the Java package for your source code, […]

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Best Books on Agile to Read This Fall

Best Agile Books to Read This Fall

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
October 27, 2016

1. Agile Application LifeSycle Management: Using DevOps to Drive Process Improvement Author: Bob Aiello & Leslie Sachs Year of publication: 2016 Agile Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) is a comprehensive research that covers the most crucial Agile principles and guides necessary to deliver great software or other IT products and services. We all need maximum control, […]

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Weekly Tip

Tip of the Week: How to Get a CustomField

Aleks Zuevich
Posted by Aleks Zuevich
October 21, 2016

How to properly get an instance of a customField in java? There are some methods in CustomFieldManager interface to get CustomField by ID, text key or even by a certain customFieldName. However, this approach has some disadvantages as you need to know the ID or the key, which depends on the JIRA instance so you don’t […]

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Localhost & JIRA

Tip of the Week: Make localhost Available on the Internet

Aleks Zuevich
Posted by Aleks Zuevich
October 14, 2016

Quite frequently developers face the necessity of demonstrating their web-application to their colleagues. During the development process, we often use a local server to demonstrate some intermediary results which is often a tricky thing to do.   Things get even tougher when you need to check how your app works with the third party service. For instance, […]

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What's the difference between JIRA and YouTrack

YouTrack vs JIRA: What is Best for You?

Alex Kisliak
Posted by Alex Kisliak
October 7, 2016

YouTrack vs Jira These tools are the same in their core nature – professional issue trackers. They have a lot in common: both are agile-oriented (boards, burndown charts, backlogs), both have custom workflows, custom fields, keyboard shortcuts, and issue tagging. YouTrack was created with software development in mind. However, other teams that are currently actively […]

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Guide on how to build a remote Agile team

5-step Guide for Building an Agile Remote Team

Alex Kisliak
Posted by Alex Kisliak
August 26, 2016

Polontech has a long-lasting experience with managing Agile teams remotely with two international offices, consultants working on sites with our clients all over the world and technical teams providing the necessary support and guidance. With this in mind, we would like to share our secrets on building and managing a great distributed agile team. 1) […]

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Post-SITS 2016 Review #3: Guerilla Marketing Your Service Desk

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
July 6, 2016

Three take aways: How to get customers excited about a new service desk Creative ways to market a service desk Learn the right way to react to customer feedback Service desk is a product. So you’d better start treating it like one. Preparation for the release and preliminary market research is of vital importance for any product […]

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How DevOps Are You?

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
July 6, 2016

Be Agile! How many times a week you deploy? Cutting-edge companies like Etsy deploy 80 times a day, and market giants like Amazon and Netflix deploy up to thousands times a day. This is the core element of agile deployment practices: shipping frequently so that developers would be able to practice early delivery and continuous […]

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The overview of the most popular software used in ITSM/ITIL

Best ITSM Software

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
June 17, 2016

1) JIRA Service Desk JIRA Service Desk is service management software that lets you connect IT to the business processes directly. It is built on Atlassian Jira and offers profound knowledge base and agile platform. As all the other Atlassian software it is built for teams so that to help them collaborate faster and bring […]

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