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Agile in a Big Company – is it possible?

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
December 11, 2018

How to adapt to fast-changing economy and new business challenges on an everyday basis? This question is especially acute and painful for big companies. Detecting a new trend, a change of the wind, a shift in the micro- and macroeconomic state is a hard but realistic task, and can be performed with equal success by […]

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What is Advanced JIRA Workflow Configuration

Maria Dorogokupez
Posted by Maria Dorogokupez
November 27, 2018

We’ve already discussed all the merits and possibilities of JIRA as a workflow management tool and even touched upon the basic notions of JIRA workflows in this article. Yet being an Atlassian Solutions Partner, we usually perform custom and therefore more sophisticated workflow configurations, the ones that can’t be done by efforts of a system […]

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Create Corporate Information Security System – sharing experience

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
November 7, 2018

Recommended check-list for IT manager of a large company: Create infosecurity program. Nowadays companies struggling with information security threads have a clear understanding of how 1) valuable information can be and 2) how hard it is to protect, especially in light of recent security breaches into such corporations as Apple, Facebook and Reddit, this might […]

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ITIL plus Agile (SAFe) equals Successful Digital Transformation: theory and cases

Aleks Yenin
Posted by Aleks Yenin
November 2, 2018

Recently Digital Transformation has become a widely-discussed topic, especially at CEO and top executives meetings. This is because: 1) Transformation have proved to be very effective for improving business processes and increasing profit and 2) there’s no single way to do it right, no sophisticated Digital Transformation strategy or framework. Every CEO will on the […]

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Evaluate your team performance with Atlassian tools

Maria Dorogokupez
Posted by Maria Dorogokupez
October 30, 2018

No manager will nowadays deny the importance of evaluating employee performance, and traditionally it is a significant part of annual or quarterly reports. Making such a major sum up is, undeniably, a good practice, yet not very effective. Having analyzed the performance results for such a lengthy period, all you as a manager can do […]

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JIRA vs SharePoint for Workflow Management

Maria Dorogokupez
Posted by Maria Dorogokupez
October 22, 2018

Workflow is basically a set of rules or an algorithm to automate certain business processes in organization. With the help of workflow enterprises can properly allocate tasks among the workers and synchronize data between systems. An efficient and correctly configured workflow will increase organization’s productivity and process transparency, make the production system more responsive and […]

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“Knowledge Management. Scopes and Practices” Expert Session – Impressions and Emotions

Maria Dorogokupez
Posted by Maria Dorogokupez
October 15, 2018

On October 10-12 in Moscow was held an expert session “Knowledge Management. Scopes and Practices” within the major forum“ Digital Business Transformation and Economy of Knowledge”. The IT sector of the Russian Federation economy has been developing quite dynamically last couple of years. The fact that such large events are being dedicated to digital transformation […]

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Agile Cambridge 2018 – Day Three

Maria Dorogokupez
Posted by Maria Dorogokupez
October 1, 2018

So, this was our last day here and, it was as intense as the previous two, perhaps even more colourful. Our agenda for Friday began with a keynote session from Jasmine Zahno and Joseph Pelrine – “Beyond buzzwords – team performance through the eyes of psychologists”. We believe this is the speech every person working in […]

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