With Atlassian Summit Vegas right around the corner, we’re thrilled to share that Isos Technology is a Gold Sponsor of the event. Summit will take place at The Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. This will be our 6th year attending the Atlassian Summit as a company. We’ve been hard at work this past year planning […]

Use Case Many of us use Kanban and Scrum Boards with our Jira projects. The capability to visualize issues and their status simultaneously is very powerful. But did you know this is also possible with Trello? Here’s a use case for you: a team is interested in providing their customers with an overview of their […]

We’ve talked about using Jira to implement the Scaled Agile Framework or SAFe before.  On those occasions, when looking at the framework we’ve narrowed the focus to the Agile Release Train (ART) and the teams, commonly known as the Program level of SAFe.  But what happens if you’re a business stakeholder looking to see when […]

For those of you who attended our Stay SAFe with Jira webinar yesterday, I would like to thank you for your participation. If you weren’t able to make it to the webinar, feel free to watch the recording. Watching the webinar, you may be wondering if the strategies we discussed can be used even if […]

The PI Planning meeting is a hallmark practice for the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).  In this 2-day meeting, everyone from development teams, architects, business leadership, and stakeholders meet to align the Agile Release Train (ART) for the upcoming Program Increment (PI).  When done correctly, the benefits can be staggering: as reported in a 2018 SAFe […]

Introduction It has been 11+ years since the 1.0 release of Crowd from Atlassian. Crowd is still around and development seems quite healthy. To this day, many Atlassian administrators I talk to (even long time users) are still not clear if and how Crowd can solve any of their problems. The question is, “Why Crowd […]

We’ve all been there. We’ve outgrown the processes we are familiar with, but we still need to grow. And look, what’s that over there? It’s a newer way to do things that will (on paper) fix all of our problems. So we roll up your sleeves, get trained up and rush headlong into better days. […]

Yes, that’s right, a chicken coop full of hens. Yes, as in bawk, bawk, feathers and eggs. A coop-full at my house is four hens to be exact, five if you count good ol’ Cuddles. Rest her soul. Don’t worry, my cohorts poke fun at me for owning chickens in the middle of suburbia San […]

It’s the New Year! It’s time to reflect, to think about what went well in 2018… …and what could have gone better. The New Year brings us an optimistic start and fresh outlook. Ahh… Have you started to implement your resolutions? Better yet, your goals? I prefer to say goals because resolutions translate into intentions. […]

Every Jira Software project is accompanied by a workflow. If it’s a new project, then you have the generic out of the box workflow. For seasoned projects, you may have realized that the current workflow isn’t very effective. It’s important for team members to have a high level view of how and when they’d like […]