Agile Arizona is right around the corner. It is in its fourth year and is expected to welcome 500+ attendees! Agile Arizona is the Southwest’s regional conference for Agile practitioners, coaches, trainers and enthusiasts. Guess what, we are sponsoring AGAIN this year! This affordable event is a full-day experience mixing passionate people, great ideas, and […]

I was ten years old in the Summer of ’88, and like every other ten-year-old in Phoenix I was going to spend my day at the pool. The pool in our apartment complex didn’t have a diving board, so I decided to ride my bike down to the public pool. It only cost fifty cents […]

Here at Isos Technology, we are heavily involved in the Atlassian Community. Almost all of us are regulars at our local Atlassian User Groups (AUGs), we frequent the forums, we follow the blogs, we attend the events–we take great pride in helping others along their Atlassian journey and we cherish the connections we make along […]

No. Two letters that end up creating a world of chaos. If you tell a customer “No”, there’s a good chance they’re going to a different provider, escalate a ticket, or talk to your manager. None of those options are ideal. So here are some options when you need to say no, without actually saying […]

When Atlassian unveiled their toolset in 2002, they had software developers in mind, first and foremost. Their belief was that the flexibility and visibility these revolutionary new tools offered would enable development teams to collaborate better and speed project resolution times.  Over the years, more and more business teams have adopted the Atlassian toolset to […]

As I operate in the land of Atlassian licenses I receive many questions on Atlassian Cloud pricing. I’m going to do my best to succinctly summarize your Cloud options. Option 1 – Monthly Subscription Monthly Invoices You will be charged for each created user You can only pay with a credit card or Paypal Price […]

I recently had my first experience with modifying a shell script, and it was interesting. Now, everyone runs into those one-off tasks from time to time. They may not exactly be difficult, but when it is unfamiliar… that can add an element of difficulty, all on its own. Going through the familiar steps of researching […]

If you want to run your own Synchrony cluster for Confluence Data Center or you are running in a version that does not provide the “Managed by Confluence” option and still automating the creation / spin up process, here is a quick bash script you can execute to populate the start-synchrony.sh script: This script will […]

Creating a complete cycle of continuous integration can make or break a software team’s efficiency. A team has to leverage several components to fully utilize the autonomy of CI. The team’s commitment to properly configuring, maintaining, and optimizing this process will be the determining factor of success. Let’s talk about some of these integral components […]

In a hurry? It turns out that creating a Jira issue can be done directly via a single HTML link. Never thought of that before? Same. Think that’s super cool? Same! In this blog, I’ll quickly show you how to construct a URL to share with those who want to make Jira issues in a hurry. […]