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Tips and Tricks on Running a Remote Team

How to Run a Remote Team: Tips & Tricks

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
May 30, 2016

People over process: You’ve probably heard this line a hundred times before, but that’s the core of every team-oriented company. And you can make mistakes in many small things as for example not sitting in  with newbies and welcoming them. That’s especially hard to do if you constantly on the go and the company is […]

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Overview of the latest trends in ITSM

Latest Trends in ITSM Solutions

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
April 8, 2016

1) Automation. For IT environment when we say automation we mean continuous integration so that to make code ready to be deployed into the environment. Basically, we automate not only routine stuff but also repetitive tasks to make the work process more efficient. Advantages are obvious: reducing the possibility of error and having more time to do really […]

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Best Add-ons for JIRA & Confluence

Top 5 of the Most Popular Add-Ons for JIRA & Confluence

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
March 28, 2016

Jira                 Asana Importer Plugin for JIRA helps to migrate smoothly all of the existing tasks to Jira. It allows you to manage the workflows and customize the board. Great for making first steps with Jira, as you can immediately evaluate the tool with real data. JIRA Software (previously JIRA Agile […]

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How to apply atlassian tools for non-development teams

Atlassian tools for Non-Dev Teams

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
February 29, 2016

“Every team needs some way to organize tasks, activities, projects, deliverables, and deadlines,” one of the Atlassian co-founders said. Even if those enterprises use some software, it is usually some dominant players which aren’t flexible and that take years to install and configure. Jira is not an order-tracking tool, Jira is bug-tracking tool – so […]

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Bitbucket Advantages over Github

Advantages of Bitbucket over Github

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
February 5, 2016

You get unlimited private and public repositories for free That is the most obvious reason to choose Bitbucket over GitHub. GitHub for instance charges $7 per month for just five private repositories. So now you can store every line of all the code you’ve ever written without paying a cent. Support for Mercurial and GitHub […]

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Scrum Vs Kanban: Pros & Cons – total comparison

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
January 27, 2016

Kanban is a model of continuous improvement. That is why project priorities can be changed in real time depending on what takes priority at a given moment. You can also add requirements and be very flexible in case your client changes his mind about something. Kanban is frequently used for bug fixes and support as with these […]

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Top 10 Agile Conferences to Follow in 2016 by Polontech

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
January 4, 2016

Agile2016 by Agile Alliance One of the most significant conferences in North America has become the place where “Agile tribes” meet.  Top-class speakers will share their ideas and experience with Agile Developers, Executives, Teams, Managers, Coaches and Consultants from all over the world. You can join the attendants from more than 40 countries for a 4-days conference […]

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Atlassian Summit 2015 in California

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
December 1, 2015

A company with such a varying history is bound to have something to say about Atlassian products, agile methods, the universe and everything related to JIRA. This year in San Francisco, California Atlassian Summit 2015 took place where participants could learn the ins and outs of Atlassian products and have good clean fun. Three days […]

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JIRA and Confluence. Benefits of Integration

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
November 23, 2015

Here are the main benefits of JIRA and Confluence integration, that allows you to: – create and edit pages quickly and easily; – stay in the loop on other projects and any information you’re interested in; – attach documents and follow discussions of your team; – create any number of workspaces and logically organize the […]

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