Get ready for a surprise! This place is awesome for this activity. Another memorable Palm Beach Atlassian Community Event is on the make! and this year we will meet at the just-opened Drive Shack in West Palm Beach, just next to PBI. We will have networking and presentations from 6:45 PM to 7:45 PM with special recognition to our members and then a good 2 hours on the bay to play some games and test our skills. RSVP now. We have limited seats. The waitlist will be activated.
Thanks to our sponsors DSS, Inc, Praecipio Consulting, Botron Software, Blended Perspectives, Deiser, Isos Technology and Palm Beach Tech for supporting this initiative.
Get early and participate in the presentation from Book Author Rachel Wright... yes! she will be there in person and bring one of her books for a raffle.
PRESENTATION TITLE: Best Practices for Managing and Maintaining Your Jira Application
DESCRIPTION: You know if you don’t maintain your Jira application that it can quickly grow out of control. But where do you start? How do you make small improvements without impacting daily business? What should you do if your application is already a bit of a mess? In this presentation, we’ll address:
how to set standards so you don’t have more schemes to maintain than necessary,
how to clean up schemes and custom fields when you have too many,
how to archive old projects and unneeded issues,
and how to track changes and customization requests so you have a record and an audit trail.
BIO: Rachel Wright is an entrepreneur, process engineer, and Atlassian Certified Jira Administrator. She started using Jira in 2011, became a Jira administrator in 2013, and was certified in 2016. Rachel also uses Atlassian tools in her personal life for accomplishing goals and tracking tasks. Her first book, the "Jira Strategy Admin Workbook", was written in Confluence and progress was tracked in Jira!
We will also have a presentation from Miles Faulkner from Blended Perspectives and Joe Russo from Palm Beach Tech Organization
PRESENTATION TITLE: A Review of Scripting & Automation Apps for Jira, Confluence, and Bitbucket - Miles Faulkner - Blended Perspectives
For many customers the marketplace offers a dizzying array of options, our category reports help you to navigate your way through all the choices. This unique category report covers the key players, market share, a model to understand the space, use cases, recommended approach and tips for best practices. It’s a short summary from which participants can read a further more detailed category report.
An entrepreneurial-minded process engineer. A leader with a developer’s background. Since 1998, Wright has architected more than 150 stable and secure web sites in her neighborhood and around the globe. Some of the more entertaining and challenging projects include:
● A political campaign in the Republic of El Salvador
● A daily newspaper serving 19 counties in Virginia
● An Austrian woodworking machinery distributor
● A foundation headed by tennis pro Venus Williams
● An event for the Marine Corps League
● Maintaining the primary sales channel for Network Solutions, a Web.com company
● Projects for universities, small and medium size businesses, and consultants
Wright received a B.S. in the Media field, with a Web concentration, and a minor in Information Technology from Radford University. During this time she spent three years directing and leading a team of forty students in the production of Radford University's weekly online magazine. She also taught classes in the Computer Science Department, and chaired the Student Media Committee - all while working towards her own degree.
Specialties: Leadership, project management, and technical expertise, in web development and ecommerce. Facilitating communication between multinational, multi-location, and cross-functional teams. Writing technical documentation and creating training materials. Atlassian JIRA and Confluence application administration.
Joe Russo is the founding Executive Director of the Palm Beach Tech Association, a non profit committed to Building the Palm Beaches into a Tech Hub.
Since July 2015, Joe led the organization to attract over 150 corporate members and over 5,000 individuals to their community, with an annual budget over $250,000 and 3 full time staff.
In 2016, Joe spearheaded and effort to bring Downtown West Palm Beach its first coworking space, raising over $150,000 with the Knight Foundation, City of West Palm Beach, and private donations.
In 2018, Palm Beach Tech launched 1909, a nonprofit supporting entrepreneurs throughout the Palm Beaches, with the support of local Cities & Foundations.
Since 2013, Joe has also served on the Palm Beach County STEM Council, Business Development Board Taskforces, Chamber of Commerce Councils, SunFest Committees, and on the Boards of Kayla Cares 4 Kids and the Big Heart Brigade.
A Native Floridian, he attended Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach and Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers.