Next week I’ll be attending Atlassian Summit 2015 along with many of my Isos Technology Atlassian Expert cohorts. We’re going to have an Isos booth (C4), some really fun promotional items (our marketing team really crushed it) and I’ll be filling my brain with all the new knowledge from Atlassian. Every conference I go to, […]

What if you need to access a “private” API with Atlassian Connect?  The frustrating reality is that although API’s exist for Agile/Greenhopper, you can’t use them within your Connect add-ons.  So, if you need a list of Sprints,  you’re likely left scratching your head. Maybe there’s a better way than what I came up with, […]

ipso lorem or whatever Need Agile LC diagram Confluence Requirements Gathering Jira Issues- we all have them SDLC – Tools – Stash Jira – monitoring, release Jira Service Desk! Confluence KB (tie to requirements?)

One of the constant struggles in my business life is how to be productive.  I know how to be busy… I’m really good at that. But being productive is not the same as being busy.  The Harvard Business Review recently published an article on this very topic: The Remedy for Unproductive Busyness.  In my quest to be […]

This blog entry is about something I came across recently in a project I’ve been on. During the upgrade to Spring 4.2.0.release, the long-deprecated method installFormatters from FormattingConversionServiceFactoryBean was removed. This caused problems, as the project relied on the installFormatters method to register a custom ConverterFactory (from String to domain object) with Spring. Here’s a […]

Before I get into the discussion allow me to introduce myself. My name is Andrew Yarrow and I’m a member of the Isos Technology Atlassian team. Prior to coming to Isos, I spent a few years working for a software development shop, starting as their Mac support person and adding on responsibilities as time went […]

Image Credit: Phil Dolby Product development work effort is coordinated to maximize value creation not land on predicted end dates I learned project management by working on software development projects. Early in my career I was taught that a project is defined as a work effort that has a clear start and end date. This […]