Whitepapers and Webinars
Since many organizations use Jira for their project execution it makes a great deal of sense to leverage Jira to manage your overall Portfolio rather than buy yet another software solution and pay for an expensive integration.
Advanced real time portfolio, program and project management solutions can be rapidly and cost effectively set up for all your needs.
Webinar: When you can’t see the forest for the trees – BlueCat’s evolving journey with Jira – September 24, 2020
As a development team scales up, Jira’s default ticket hierarchy (epic/story/sub-task) can lead to a project visibility problem: You can’t see the forest for the trees. In this webinar, you’ll learn how BlueCat visualizes their work, and tames scale and complexity.
With Atlassian’s acquisition of Mindville’s Insight, Atlassian is sending a signal that it is intent on becoming the leader in the ITSM and ESM space. This webinar will cover how the Insight Asset Management solution works with Jira Service Desk, the future product plans Atlassian has for Insight, how Agile ITSM is changing enterprise performance velocity and the competitive landscape.
This webinar will be a case study of how Rogers moved from a fragmented approach for Project and Portfolio Management to a consolidated platform using Confluence, Jira and Jira Service Desk along with the main planning engine: BigPicture by SoftwarePlant; other apps include Comalatech’s Document Management, Insight, Eazy BI, plus others.
Webinar – Cost Management in Jira Cloud – How to gain visibility into project costs, revenue, and overall health in Jira – July 15, 2020
Come join us and the Tempo Team on July 15 for a discussion on how to use Tempo’s new financial tracking solution – Cost Tracker for Tempo Timesheets in Jira Cloud for fluid cost tracking.
Join our webinar Tuesday, 30 Jun 2020, between 1-2pm, to find out all about leading apps to help make the world of supporting Atlassian easier.
Join our webinar to learn our tips for migrating to Atlassian Data Center. Based on our extensive experience we will lay out a roadmap starting with defining the target state through to data migration and production.
At Blended Perspectives, we regularly perform much more complex migrations: supported and unsupported apps, custom workarounds, data clean up, and of course, finally getting you to the cloud.
This webinar will cover all the essentials of what makes a world-class PPM in terms of processes and tools. By architecting Jira and Confluence with a range of additional apps we can show how real-time consolidated reporting can be achieved reducing integration costs and complexity, huge savings in PM administrative time, improving tactical team performance and a range of other benefits.
Updated analysis on the testing market – ALERT – SmartBear acquires TM4J – a very strange transaction since they also own Zephyr – March 26, 2020
This webinar provides a context for assessing testing apps, identifying the relevant ones for discussion, analyzing their strengths and weaknesses.
For this increasingly popular category – (the fourth largest by total instances) we will identify the major players, market size, main use cases and savings you can make by moving all your diagrams to Confluence. Say goodbye to Visio and PowerPoint, and say hello to cost-savings and documentation that has true context.
Reporting on Reporting – A Comprehensive Analysis of Reporting Apps in the Atlassian Marketplace – January 15, 2020
Our category report on all things Reporting in Jira and Confluence. Who are the main players and fast movers? How big is this category and what are the main use cases? These are some of the key questions we address in the report.
Join us in this engaging webinar where Troy DuMoulin (VP R&D at Pink Elephant) and Miles Faulkner (Co-CEO of Blended Perspectives) will describe the full stack of culture, practice, and automation as critical success factors for taking an integrated end-to-end approach to processes and automation.
Webinar: A Detailed Review of Automation & Scripting Apps for Jira, Confluence & BitBucket – Nov 14, 2019
There are 159,000 customers using Atlassian and this category is the fifth largest – find out what’s hot and trending. Make more informed decisions with fact-based, objective analysis from Blended Perspectives.
It’s been nearly a year since we first started collecting Marketplace data and we wanted to celebrate by providing a report on the state of the planning category for Jira apps. This analysis does not include the new acquisition Agile Craft (Now Align) or stand-alone planning apps.
Welcome to watch our Connecting the Enterprise webinar; why it matters in ITSM explained. Enjoy!
For many customers, the Atlassian Marketplace offers a dizzying array of options. Our category reports help you navigate your way through all the choices. This unique category report on Reporting apps covers the key players, their market share, a model to understand the space, and several key use cases.
This unique category report on “Scripting & Automation Apps” covers the key players, their market share, a model to understand the space, and a few use cases. It also provides a recommended approach and tips for best practices.
It’s been nearly a year since we first started collecting Market place data and we wanted to celebrate by providing a report on the state of the planning category for Jira apps. Our take on this category is of course that it’s a good idea to support multiple planning approaches; Agile Scrum/Kanban, Waterfall, and Scrumfall.
This paper discusses the rise of “Enterprise Service Management”, why it matters and why it’s important for enterprises to ensure they ride this productivity wave.
A Round Up of Third Party Testing Apps for Jira Server – What’s the Secret Sauce for selecting the right solution for you?
Atlassian’s Marketplace is vast and rapidly changing and organizations have a multitude of choices for many solution areas – testing is especially rich. With the accepted demise of the old HP ALM platform, now owned by Micro Focus, many organizations have realized that they already have Jira, an excellent platform to support all of these testing functions.
How Project & Portfolio Management systems succumbed to the triple constraint & What to do about it…
This brief paper will explain how planning systems have evolved or succumbed, if you like, to the triple constraint, which is such a core principle of planning itself.
This brief paper will walk the reader through our thinking around how to make the best of “Scrum-Fall” (Scrum blended with Waterfall), which is sometimes a necessary evil in “big” IT
This paper aims to better the reader’s understanding of Scaled Agile’s SAFe methodology and its implementation with the Atlassian Suite. In addition to enriching the reader’s understanding of SAFe, this paper will also explore Blended Perspectives’ take on SAFe and what solutions we have to offer.
Integrated milestone tracking and dependency management becomes a major administrative task.
Manage what matters
A Blended Perspectives legal client had an initial user base working in SharePoint Wiki 2010 and was experiencing significant challenges when contributing content. They were concerned that such challenges may inhibit further engagement on the site. This paper compared Confluence 5.2 with Sharepoint 2010.
Jira is a tremendously powerful product, both very flexible and highly configurable. This configurability is one of Jira’s great strengths yet its also a potential weakness if not managed properly.