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BOSE - DevOps baseline, Scaled Agile methodologies, JIRA & Confluence server admins best practices

Wed, Jul 31, 2019, 6:15 PM (EDT)

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Boston Atlassian Group July 31 st at Bose's new tremendous Boston Landing Campus with a range of topics for the engineer, admin, and PMO\PM!  Cannot miss this event!

Here is the content line up:

Application of a DevOps Tool Kit as a mediator for common BDP operations between the Atlassian Technology Stack and any DevOps Technology Stack Tooling JIRA (and Zephyr), Bitbucket, Bamboo, and Confluence for managing a common Baseline Deployment Pipeline (BDP) Technology Stack.

Presented by Larry Wilson a Senior DevOps and automation engineer at Securus Technologies covering:

    • Standards for Preparation of Physical and Virtual Environments
    • Standards for Configuration Management
    • Standard for Delivery and Provisioning
  • Use of "make" technology for managing a Product Manifest and a Host Topology Model
    • Extending Bitbucket and Bamboo for Combining multiple GIT Repositories for managing
  • Focusing on the common practices for CI, CSI, and QA process of a DevOps Baseline Deployment Pipeline
  • Managing Health Monitors for Product as well as Development and Production Infrastructure throughout the BDP 

Project Management Methodologies and the Atlassian Toolset

Presented by Ryan Spilken a Services Evangelist & SUPERSTAR speaker Jon Kern! - author of the Agile Manifesto and Java Design at Adaptavist covering the below topics:

This presentation looks at the different styles of project management and compares and contrasts them while exploring how users can leverage the Atlassian toolset to use... Any of them! We'll review the different flavors of large scale Agile such as Nexus, LeSS, DAD, and SAFe®, as well as an overview of how Atlassian has met the needs of the different organizations that practice them.

Tips for Atlassian Server admins: enterprise-scale performance, resiliency, and best practices

Presented by Josh Steckler a Lead Atlassian Administrator at Bose covering the below topics:
Getting the most out of Server - Benchmarks to look at

  • Jira & Confluence Configuration do's and dont's
  • What you need to monitor and how to do it
  • Making upgrades easier
  • When and how to move to Data Center

How much of our engineering team is working on the product roadmap? How much are we spending on technical debt?

Presented by Andrew Lau the Co-founder of Jellyfish

Meat, vegan, and gluten-free meal options will be available. We will have several food options, so you will not be left hungry, but the main focus is fresh, organic sushi with a smoothie service as well! Also, we will not forget the pizza lovers.  Come enjoy 15-year-old red wine among other exceptional alcohol offerings.

Thank you to our sponsors for their continued support: cPrime, ALM Works, Adaptavist, Diviniti and Appfire.

Welcome our new sponsors!

Diviniti - 

What do we do?

Our team of over 160 experts works in the areas of development, business and technical analysis, project consulting, support and maintenance, software testing, implementation, and employee leasing. We are partners of Atlassian (Platinum Solution Partner), Perforce (Partner of the Year), Freshdesk, DBmaestro, Clarive, GitLab, Veeam, and Google.

Checkout their wide range of Atlassian app on the marketplace:

Mattermost is an open-source, enterprise messaging platform that deploys on-premise and in private or public clouds and integrates with all of the popular Atlassian products. Getting Mattermost to work with Atlassian is easy and in combination they keep your team moving forward. Learn more about how Atlassian customers get more done, faster, with Mattermost: Click here to learn how Mattermost works with Atlassian

Jellyfish Does this sound familiar —

“How much of our engineering team is working on the product roadmap? How much are we spending on technical debt?” Learn how Jellyfish integrates with the Atlassian products. Click here to learn how Jellyfish works with Atlassian.

Column Technologies is a leading consulting and solutions provider for IT Service Management (ITSM), Case Management, DevOps, and Information Security.

Whether you need a consulting or configuration…design or deployment, our experts are here to help you optimize your Atlassian tool suite. Our professionals are quick to resolve issues related to your existing Atlassian solutions or help roll-out new Atlassian based applications. Click here to learn how Column Technologies works with Atlassian.


  • Larry Wilson

    Larry Wilson

    Securus Technologies

    DevOps Infrastructure and Automation Engineer

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  • Ryan Spilken

    Ryan Spilken


    Services Evangelist

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  • Josh Steckler

    Josh Steckler


    Lead Atlassian Admin

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  • Andrew Lau

    Andrew Lau



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  • Jon Kern

    Jon Kern


    Agile Consultant

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  • Greg Venable

    Greg Venable

    Atlas Bench

    Chief Atlassian Ecosystem Recruiter & Expert

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Wednesday, Jul 31
6:15 PM - 9:30 PM (EDT)


BOSE Campus at Boston Landing
80 Guest Street Boston02135

Group Leaders

  • Timothy Szczesuil

    Timothy Szczesuil

    ZOLL Medical

    Boston Atlassian User Group Leader

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  • Greg Venable

    Greg Venable

    Atlas Bench

    Group Leader

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