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Best Books on Agile to Read This Fall
Aleks Yenin Posted by Aleks Yenin Oct 27, 2016

7 Agile Books to Read This Fall

Fall time is perfect for reading and self-education. With so many new books on Agile project management we wanted to prepare a comprehensive overview of some the best latest resources. Take a look and grab a book!

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Weekly Tip
Aleks Zuevich Posted by Aleks Zuevich Oct 21, 2016

Tip of the Week: How to Get a CustomField

Our weekly tip for JIRA Admins and Atlassian Developers. We're not greedy and we are eager to share our knowledge and little secrets on how to customize JIRA like a pro.

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Localhost & JIRA
Aleks Zuevich Posted by Aleks Zuevich Oct 14, 2016

Tip of the Week: Make localhost Available on the Internet

Exposing your the data in localhost to the internet environment can be tricky, especially if working with JIRA Cloud Instance. In our Weekly Tip from Polontech, Aleks shares how you can work around this issue.

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What's the difference between JIRA and YouTrack
Julia Levcovets Posted by Julia Levcovets Oct 7, 2016

JIRA Vs YouTrack: What’s Best for You?

IT teams have encountered a great choice of products for bug tracking and product management. As a great choice is obviously a great thing, it is only natural to seek some guidance in understanding what would work best for the team in question.

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Guide on how to build a remote Agile team
Julia Levcovets Posted by Julia Levcovets Aug 26, 2016

5-step Guide for Building an Agile Remote Team

Is it possible to manage an agile team while a part or even all the members are scattered all over the world? We think there is a way or two.

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Service Desk Marketing
Aleks Yenin Posted by Aleks Yenin Jul 6, 2016

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

We've heard a lot about the change resistance in ITIL, but maybe this resistance can be easily overcome with smart marketing moves.
Setting up a service desk is easy.

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Find out how  close you are to truly being DevOps
Aleks Yenin Posted by Aleks Yenin

How DevOps Are You?

DevOps in action according to 2016 State of DevOps report

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DevOps and Leadership
Aleks Yenin Posted by Aleks Yenin Jul 1, 2016

Post-SITS 2016 Review #2: Why DevOps Needs Managers to Be Successful

What does a manager have to do daily, weekly and monthly to ensure that the principles of DevOps land and stick at an organization? After this session, you can  help yourself become a leader who creates the right attitude, behavior, and culture using simple visual techniques and fun KPIs.

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The overview of the most popular software used in ITSM/ITIL
Aleks Yenin Posted by Aleks Yenin Jun 17, 2016

Best ITSM Software

As a certified ITSM/ITIL expert, Polontech offers its overview of the most popular ITSM software

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ITSM at Oxford University
Aleks Yenin Posted by Aleks Yenin Jun 15, 2016

Post- SITS 2016 Review #1: From Chaos to Consolidation at the University of Oxford

Post-SITS 2016 Review on Ian Teasdale's speach at the seminar on how Oxford has managed to move to the unified and efficient service desk by implementing best practices.

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