Category Archives: DevOps

The New ScanStar is Here!

By Dick Stark Last week we visited a local DOD customer where we were wrapping up a FootPrints/Client Management implementation. The customer asked about ScanStar and before we left asked for a quote. We didn’t even have to sell! Here’s … Continue reading

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Jira: It’s All About Customer Value

By Dick Stark As a DevOps consultancy and Atlassian Solution Provider, our sales mantra is “It’s all about customer value.” You see, many Atlassian customers start out with a server running Jira under a developer’s desk, Soon, someone else adds … Continue reading

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Organization Agility with Jira Service Desk

I attended a local itSMF meet-up last week that focused not just on ITIL, but on DevOps concepts like organizational agility, collaboration, experimentation, and flexibility. DevOps is a discipline that is all about speed, faster time to market, real sense of … Continue reading

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QualityJam

By Dick Stark In my last blog I discussed how in the agile world of software development, quality is continuous. By finding defects earlier, this approach shifts quality to the “left.” It helps reduce testing time which means software gets released … Continue reading

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Quality is Now Continuous

By Dick Stark Two weeks ago, RightStar visited a large Global 50 organization to present QA Symphony’s (QAS’) Test Management platform, qTest. Previously the organization had standardized on Jira as a development platform for approximately 5000 developers. Now they are … Continue reading

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Report from the Atlassian Washington DC Team Tour

By Dick Stark Last Monday, RightStar sponsored and exhibited at the Atlassian Federal Team Tour. This is one of a series of eleven worldwide stops to promote Atlassian products, services and customer networking. For a spring break Monday morning, Atlassian … Continue reading

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Federal Data Center Modernization

By Dick Stark Last week I talked to a large DOD customer where we have just started year two of our data center infrastructure management (DCIM) Nlyte contract. I’m happy to report we are making excellent progress and should soon … Continue reading

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