Looking for a way to report on your Jira issues? Try EazyBI, it provides plenty of different reports to choose from. To mention a few, there’s the Issue Resolution Days Report, Created/Closed Datetime Bar Chart, and Jira Project Roadmap.  You can select from many interactive reports, tables, bar, line, pie, etc. Find more information on […]

The 2 and half years that was been Conflunece 6 Now that Confluence 6.13.X has been out for a few months  it’s a good time to take inventory of my favorite features introduced in the past 2+ years. The list of features and changes is quite substantial, so I’ll be only touching on a few […]

Atlassian tools are extremely popular. Jira, the subject of this article, in particular is an invaluable way for teams to organize their work, collaborate on how to get it done and to track it to completion. Jira is incredibly configurable and can quickly become difficult to use or provide noisy reports when its flexibility is […]

We’ve been on-boarding more Technical Consultants lately and we’ve been improving how we introduce them to our technology stack. We had a need to have a learning environment for two technologies: Ansible – used on more and more of our technical engagements. We use this to deploy the Atlassian applications and more. Click2Clone – we […]

The three years that were Jira 7 Now that Jira 8 has been out for a few months (and the enterprise version of Jira is currently pegged at 7.13.X), it is a good time to take inventory of my favorite features introduced in the past 3+ years. Yes, it has been that long. Anyway, the […]

In a previous blog, I discussed all the fantastic ways our marketing department utilizes the Atlassian toolset to manage projects, organize documents and enhance collaboration. As I mentioned, Atlassian has long been synonymous with development tools, but many organizations don’t realize that products like Jira and Confluence can be used amongst business teams, as well. Here’s a list of five other business departments […]

As Atlassian consultants, we here at Isos Technology have a lot of visibility into how many large organizations around the world deploy and run Atlassian (and specifically Jira)  applications. As part of that effort we highly recommend, even for internally hosted instances, all web traffic coming in and out of your Atlassian instances be encrypted. […]

I hope the title didn’t freak you out! It’s based on the book series “The Five Love Languages” by Gary Chapman. If you’ve never read it before, I highly encourage it. The book explains how all humans are different in some type of way and everyone has their own love language. These languages include ” […]

Welcome back to my series on Conscious Leadership! In this series, I’m going to summarize some key principles from a book I read earlier this year: The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership by Jim Dethmer, Diana Chapman, and Kaley Warner Klemp. With this series, I hope to shed some light on the fast moving trend that is Conscious […]

Earlier this spring we had a blog competition here at Isos. Really, the competition was limitless. You could write on basically whatever you liked in the realm of technology, even vlog if your heart so desires.  If you’ve read my previous posts, you can see I dug up noteworthy contributors to technology, all who were […]