Project Management

Project management is the discipline of carefully projecting or planning, organizing, motivating and controlling resources to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria. A project is a temporary endeavor designed to produce a unique product, service or result with a defined beginning and end (usually time-constrained, and often constrained by funding or deliverables) undertaken to meet unique goals and objectives, typically to bring about beneficial change or added value.

Share tech news, updates, or what's on your mind.

Sign up to Post

I am attempting to create an automation in Jira (Atlassian) service desk software.
Having created a front end form, with relevant fields and check box lists.
Which is working mostly as it should.
The automation creates and allocates the information correctly....
with the exception.....my automation picks up all of the fields (check-boxes) selected and creates sub-tasks for all the check-box fields, however it does not differentiate between the ones that have been selected, and ignoring the ones that have not.

Therefore still presents all of the sub-tasks on the form (as tasks) - including as I say the ones that have not been selected.

As a total newbie to this I am sure it is in the if / then / else part of the automation....but am scratching my head wondering what I am not seeing.

Could be that I have to create some additional JQL statements to fulfil?
Not sure.
Still investigating

Any assistance or pointers gratefully received.
0
Introduction to Web Design
LVL 13
Introduction to Web Design

Develop a strong foundation and understanding of web design by learning HTML, CSS, and additional tools to help you develop your own website.

Hi,
I'm about to start a project for a serviced office with 10 offices looking to offer broadband and voip solution to these tenants and maybe a WiFi solution too.

1. What is the best way to do this?
2. What firewall do you recommend?
3. What type of cabling do you recommend for future proof.
4. Is it possible to offer public ip address to each tenant?

Thanks.
0
Dear Experts
We are implementing ERP based on SOW the work is almost completed but stake holders are approaching the project manager for new requirements and change requirements. I am looking for the template where stake holders have to follow instead of sending mails, they have to follow the process by filling it and submit based on the feasibility, cost and deliverable time lines Project manager can take it forward, please help me with new/change requirement requisition template. Thanks in advance.
0
Hello, Experts.  I just started a position and I'm evaluating cloud based HelpDesk software.  Would like recommendations on a system that will do basic HelpDesk functionality (portal to case, email to case) as well as the ability to have several Queues.  I also need good integrated Inventory scanning and management and AD integration (Customer authentication to portal and for user selection and Inventory hardware to user matching).  Reporting is also important, what we don't track we didn't do.  I've looked at several products but would like some recommendations.
0
Hello Experts - I'm looking for opinions on the Certified Project Manager (IAPM) certification.  I'm looking to get more into professional IT project management and thought this might be a good first step.  Please let me know if you feel this certification is worthwhile or if another path might be better, thanks!
0
I have an interesting request to build or advise on an expert system, now known more commonly as a KBS or Knowledge Based System.

The reason is that this team are encountering many examples of same or similar problems, where they spend a lot of time re-inventing similar solutions. Ideally, they need a database that can intelligently and [semi]automatically connect the dots between hundreds of similar problems and solutions; in other words, an inference engine connected to a database.

Criteria
1. Search results need a trust raking for the likelihood of a correct solution.
2. New information (problems and solutions) must be easy for a technician to enter, and in a structured format.
3. Database must be both machine and human readable.
4. Must be OS agnostic (web based).

So far, I have found a lot of technical and conceptual papers on this subject, but I haven't found a ready to use application. :(
FYI, here is an interesting document from AAAI: https://www.aaai.org/Papers/IAAI/2005/IAAI05-014.pdf

Questions?
1. Can this be accomplished, as an add-on, with the tools we already own?
2. What KBS systems are available that are either open-source, free, or relatively inexpensive?

We currently use Confluence, Confluence Questions, Jira, Bitbucket, Freshworks Freshservice, and Slack. I have reviewed many of the plugins available and none seem to offer KBS-like functionality. :(

Google Search?
Search results seem to be help desk …
1
My objective is to find a collaborative meeting space where people can communicate with other members around an agreed upon topic without having to adhere to a particular time. Despite this flexible structure, members should still be able to 'propose' a new meeting time and new discussion topics as-needed.

I have begun the sheet here with this purpose in mind and will add to it as more information comes in over time.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1DRbbnZCzkbB5aOx03bGhdJMKanOL8TECJ7S3J9E4uu8/edit?usp=sharing
0
I have a subscription to Microsoft Project (online and desktop).  I was interested in using Project on my ipad and found the below video showing how to do this using the iOS RDP app and adding a remote resource.

My question is, how do i find what my feed URL is?  Is this possible?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8HZtXt4LD8
0
Hello,

I am looking for a simple and user-friendly project management web application/site that help me manage my projects and tasks.

Please note that I have third parties involved in my projects and not all are internal staffs.

Thanks,
0
Anyone have experience of Jira Software vs Workfront for project management?
What can Jira do that Workfront can't?
Why one or the other?
If using both, how is the integration between the two (I see there is an integration toolkit to connect the two).
0
Become a CompTIA Certified Healthcare IT Tech
LVL 13
Become a CompTIA Certified Healthcare IT Tech

This course will help prep you to earn the CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification showing that you have the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in installing, managing, and troubleshooting IT systems in medical and clinical settings.

Hi,

I run an app and web development agency. We always have approx 25-35 projects (websites or apps) on the go at any one time. We have been using a mixture of different tools to manage our client’s projects over the last few years.

We’ve trialled and tested several different tools and software to manage each project but always end up back using Trello and Google Sheets.

We are now considering building our own software to manage all of our projects as we can’t find one piece of software to manage our entire process, HOWEVER I would like to explain our requirements to see if anyone here can recommend a tool / software that will facilitate our needs before we go building a bespoke web app to manage our client’s and projects.

REQUIREMENTS

01 - ability to add leads manually

02- ability to collect leads from your website (via contact form)

03 - ability to change ‘leads’ to ‘live’ to ‘completed’ etc

04 - ability to have a predefined set of tasks auto created each time you create a new lead or change the stage / status of a project (‘lead’ to ‘live’ etc)... every project and stage has common tasks that we do for each project so I’d like these common tasks to be auto created per project and stage

05 - ability to control who sees what tasks (don’t want developers seeing financial or client business tasks... and don’t want clients seeing internal dev snag lists that we create... at the moment we manage this via Trello but it means we have to create 2 separate…
0
Hello Experts,

I am new to atlassian/confluence. I am brainstorming some ideas to make a more reader friendly documentation available on our wiki, and I was wondering if a flow chart with links to different documents can be created on the wiki? So far, I have only found documents with links. I would like to have a flow chart with links in the shapes so the user can know which documents has the information needed. Thanks.
0
I have many projects and it has become hard to decide which project to spend my time on. Can you recommend a Program Management software? (not project management! Program management, i.e. to put project names in there, attach some expected ROI, and prioritize which projects will be worked on, and which ones put on hold).
0
Hi!

I can not make SSO with crowd working. I have set up SSO, as desribed in the articles for Jira and Confluence, but can not make it work.

If I log in to Jira with a Crowd User and then change to Confluence I have to log in again.
I have checked the cookies. The Crowd Cookie seems to be there, like you can see here:
Cookie.png
This cookie somehow seems to be ignored on my Jira, Confluence and crowd.

The urls I have set up for Jira, Confluence and Crowd are:
https://jira.braunstein-web.com/
https://confluence.braunstein-web.com/
https://crowd.braunstein-web.com:8096/crowd/

So they all are sharing the braunstein-web.com domain.

The crowd directory for Jira and Confluence is set up correctly with the above url and is working. Just Single Sign On does not work.

The username I use is "armin". This user is inside the groups "jira-administrators", "jira-users", "confluence-administrators", "confluence-users", "crowd-administrators".

On Jira I am using the SSOSeraphAuthenticator, on Confluence the ConfluenceCrowdSSOAuthenticator.

I also tried to switch off the "Require consistent client IP address", but also did not help.

Please find the debugging log of crowd here:

http://greentacarcuna.com/files/atlassian-crowd.log
0
Hi,

Ps advice how to syn with my local-repo to the gitlab repo with error. Tks.

giblab_error1.jpg
Keep loading non-stop
giblab_error2.jpg
0
I have network diagram where we have replace the cisco switches with Aruba switches. We got the current cisco config so we can configure the new Aruba switches accordingly. Can someone help me to share a project plan template or something similar for the implementations. All the cabling will be in place on site and all the devices, spf modules will be there.
0
I am chasing a professional example of a summarized strategic IT department plan to build an idea while formulating a document to present to my clients' stakeholders,  the document I will formulate will be used as a blueprint to build a more comprehensive plan as we go on with meetings with the client.

I also need an example of a power point presentation for the same purpose.

Thank you in advance
0
Hi Team,

Any suggestion for Integrate Nagios with JIRA.
I am planning to start this project.Need your valuable suggestion

Regards,
Rituraj
0
Is it possible to add or change a custom field to the custom field tab in the Task Information dialog box in MS Project 2013 standard? If so, how?
0
HTML5 and CSS3 Fundamentals
LVL 13
HTML5 and CSS3 Fundamentals

Build a website from the ground up by first learning the fundamentals of HTML5 and CSS3, the two popular programming languages used to present content online. HTML deals with fonts, colors, graphics, and hyperlinks, while CSS describes how HTML elements are to be displayed.

How do I setup MS Project 2016 to open more than one window at a time? I know that I can go to the View tab, and choose switch windows, but I need to be able to see 2 different projects at one time. I have dual monitors.

Thank you,
0
I'm asked this question a lot... and while they do have different roles and different defined tasks... they also have an obvious and common tasks and responsibilities.

I would like to hear from a few other people here, as i'm sure a lot of the community here falls into one of these departments, and you might also have one of these titles.

Head of Product VS Head of Engineering VS CTO

What are their main tasks and responsibilities?
0
is that course is good ?

primavera p6


The Professional Planning Engineer (PPE) has been developed in a manner that will aid planning engineers in gaining the required knowledge, with the help of the study techniques and practical content that we develop and provide, which will empower them to plan, monitor, control, and report construction projects in a real construction projects environment. The aim of this course is to provide planning engineers with the right knowledge, content, and support which will enable them to comprehend and apply the theories they learn in an effective manner, thereby transforming them into smart planning engineers in the professional world.

Workshops for project management can be costly and in this way, it is essential to guarantee that the workshop you are going to sign up for will be worth your time and money. There should be a genuine profit for the preparation speculation, which is why this course has been specially formulated while keeping the end benefit of the trainee in mind.
0
Hello,

I want some help to create a pre commit hook to Restrict Subversion commits if the Jira Issue key is Not in.
I am very new to SVN and don't have any experience in scripting also.
SVN is installed on Windows serve 2016.
Any help would be highly appreciated.

I have found the below link.But its for Linux and not sure how to change it to windows.
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/10499098/restricting-subversion-commits-if-the-jira-issue-key-is-not-in-the-commit-messag
0
Ms project // How can I configure the rate as days instead of hours (see screenshot)
Rate-per-day.jpg
0
I have a very big production server in a VM with lots of web pages and SQL database code.

I have 3 options:

1) DEV server with VisualSVN and Jira for bug tracking
PROD server

When code is tested on DEV, it is deployed to PROD.  


2) PROD / DEV server is the same machine with VisualSVN and Jira for bug tracking
When code is tested on DEV, it is deployed to PROD.

3) DEV server with VisualSVN
PROD server
JIRA server (hosted version for bug tracking)

When code is tested on DEV, it is deployed to PROD.  

-> Which option would you choose and why?

-> How do you track bugs and how do developers communicate in joint projects / code?
0

Project Management

Project management is the discipline of carefully projecting or planning, organizing, motivating and controlling resources to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria. A project is a temporary endeavor designed to produce a unique product, service or result with a defined beginning and end (usually time-constrained, and often constrained by funding or deliverables) undertaken to meet unique goals and objectives, typically to bring about beneficial change or added value.