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  Testing is an art of making judgments and choices about how to evaluate certain features, what types of scripts to write and how these cases will be executed. Although agile test management can help teams accomplish all of these tasks, there could still be gaping holes when it comes to test coverage. These openings are […]

The overarching software sector – including both development and testing – is one of the most rapidly-changing industries today. As new approaches and innovative strategies emerge, teams must shift their working processes to ensure they remain on the cutting edge. In such a fast-paced setting, it can be somewhat difficult to keep up. In this […]

I’ve been excited about the new 2.0 version of Portfolio for Jira ever since I learned about the objectives of the release at Atlassian Summit. Last week I discovered that I’ve been using it for a few months now through the Live Plans beta. It’s actually really easy to activate the Live Plans lab release… […]

 Jira Service Desk – ITSM Your Way  Did you know that Jira Service Desk has built-in workflows now that address some ITSM concepts? A quick tip: YOUR vision/version of ITSM is probably different than everyone else, so please don’t feel like you HAVE to change your process in order to adapt to what comes in the box. […]

Atlassian’s heritage and success is largely based on having created tools that made it possible for software development teams to create better software. Yet Jira adoption is growing faster for projects that are not software development projects. Why is this? How can a set of tools that evolved from the needs of software developers be […]

With the start of a new year, it’s time to dive into the best DevOps Conferences to attend in 2016. Excellent presentations, guest speakers, and valuable content you don’t want to miss are all in store! Give yourself a competitive upper hand, and start planning out your conference attendances today. We have complied a list […]

Working with data is a skill… working with large data amounts is art. You understand this when loading a batch of data in Atlassian Confluence. You need to be an ingenious artist to cope with different data fields, format types and thousands of entries. And Confluence can be a great tool to collaborate on data […]

HipChat makes me happy. There are many aspects to HipChat that make it essential to any process. Once you’ve used it, it’s hard to adopt another avenue of communication. I’ve had the pleasure of being a user since it was obtained by Atlassian, so I’ve been able to watch it grow. From the beginning (well, […]

Have you been putting off the migration from Bugzilla to Jira because the built-in importer is missing data that you’re not willing to part with?  This problem has been lingering since 2011 with no sign of Atlassian love. Fear not, has you covered…let’s get it done! The problem is a misinterpretation of what fields are […]

Time to geek it up! I wanted this third part of my series to be a culmination of my previous Up and Running with Homebrew part 1 and part 2 blogs along with Forcing Myself to Learn by Teaching. I figured I’d compromise on forcing myself to learn and start the process by sharing something […]