Blog
August 28, 2019

With the Portfolio for Jira Server and Data Center 3.0 release, you now have more control to create a roadmap exactly as you’ve envisioned, evolve your plans as changes occur, and share your strategy with key stakeholders. Issues can be filtered by projects, teams, releases, and a host of other attributes in order to hone in on specific information.

Events
August 28, 2019

E7 Solutions is looking forward to joining the next SouthEast Michigan Atlassian User Group coming September 19 from 6:00 to 7:30pm at Aptiv in Allen Park, MI. (Suite 100) Admission is free but the event is limited to 25 guests. RSVP today. Atlassian User Groups (AUG) are run by users, for users. Over 40,000 people […]

Events
August 16, 2019

E7 Solutions is glad to be a part of the SouthEast Michigan Atlassian Community Group relaunch coming August 22 from 6:30 to 8pm at Ford Direct in Dearborn, MI. (5th Floor Boardroom) Admission is free but the event is limited to 25 guests. Atlassian User Groups (AUG) are run by users, for users. Over 40,000 […]

Events
August 13, 2019

Explore new ways to work Open and the proven practices and tools that help teams thrive. Join us for Atlassian Open, Atlassian’s inaugural event series on 29–30 October in Boston, Massachusetts. Whether you’re leading a team or working on one, this is for anyone looking for ways to make teamwork productive, fulfilling, and more human. Register […]

Blog
July 24, 2019

E7 PARTNERS WITH OTAVA TO DELIVER FULLY MANAGED CLOUD-BASED SOLUTIONS FOR MULTINATIONAL AUTOMAKER Atlassian Platinum Services Partner, E7 Solutions, has partnered with Otava, a global leader in secure cloud services for enterprise and channel partners, to enable the delivery of fully managed cloud solutions for a multi-national auto manufacturer based in Detroit. The comprehensive service, designed […]

Blog
July 22, 2019

Opsgenie, from Atlassian, delivers powerful alerting and on-call management tools for Dev and Ops teams looking to remediate issues quickly and keep customer satisfaction high.

Blog
June 20, 2019

What’s your next step in your Atlassian journey? Wondering how you can better manage growth, improve performance, or gain control and scale administration?

Atlassian Data Center, our self-managed enterprise edition, increases performance, resiliency, provides administrative time savings and a number of other benefits.

Did you know, it can even save you money in the long run? Don’t just take our word for it. Try it out now!

Events
May 30, 2019

Come and join E7 Solutions and Atlassian for The Team Tour: Future of IT. This event is coming to Chicago on June 4, 2019. Register now for a free ticket and discover how to enable your IT teams to work more quickly, proactively, and iteratively.

Events
May 24, 2019

E7 Solutions is pleased to announce our official sponsorship of Big Data Toronto – Canada’s #1 Big Data, AI & Analytics Conference & Expo. Now in it’s 4th and largest year yet, Big Data and AI Toronto will host over 5,000 attendees, 150 speakers, and 90 Exhibiting Brands over June 12th and 13th.

News
May 14, 2019

Atlassian utilizes Partner Levels, Specializations, and Partner Awards to recognize Atlassian’s unique services, expertise, and experience. The Partner Levels as defined by Atlassian are as follows. Silver Solution Partners are niche consulting companies with particular specializations or companies with a new Atlassian relationship. Gold Solution Partners are highly trained and committed to their Atlassian practice […]

News
May 8, 2019

Jira Software Server & Data Center 8.0 is the next chapter of Jira for enterprise teams, harnessing a speedy new engine built for scale.

News
April 18, 2019

Confluence Server Advisory – WebDAV and Widget Connector vulnerabilities (Critical) Confluence Server and Data Center versions released before the 18th June 2018 are vulnerable to this issue. A remote attacker is able to exploit a Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerability in the WebDAV plugin to send arbitrary HTTP and WebDAV requests from a Confluence Server or Data […]

Events
April 18, 2019

Come join E7 Solutions at Agile and Beyond this year at Cobo Hall in Detroit. For 10 years, Agile & Beyond has engaged fantastic speakers and topics that appeal to a wide range of roles including product owners, managers, developers and executives alike. This annual conference attracts over 800 agile enthusiasts and consistently sells out […]

News
April 11, 2019

As Jira Software scales rapidly in your organization, you’ve probably spent time evaluating the benefits of Data Center and now want to make the case for it. Use this template to develop a plan for scaling using Data Center that you can share with your team, manager, or executives.

News
March 29, 2019

Atlassian is proud to be named a strong performer and the highest ranked vendor in the strategy category in The Forrester WaveTM: Enterprise Service Management Report, Q3 2018 which covered 28 criteria and evaluated 12 vendors of ESM.

News
March 14, 2019

This month, Atlassian helps stack up Bitbucket Data Center against GitHub Enterprise. Bitbucket Data Center broadens collaboration from engineering to the entire organization. While GitHub’s focus is on improving the open source community, Bitbucket helps businesses achieve their goals with a better development experience for all teams. In this overview, Atlassian contrasts features, pricing, the […]

Case Studies
January 24, 2019

We often talk to admins of Jira, Confluence and other Atlassian Server products who face this question when they want to upgrade to Data Center. They see rapid growth in usage and users, and notice that teams use these applications every day, and yet need more guarantees of uptime and performance at scale.  So how […]

Events
January 1, 2019

Las Vegas, April 9-11 It’s coming! Atlassian’s Summit 2019! Join E7 and Atlassian this year along with other users to be inspired, hear expert advice on the best ways to use Atlassian tools, learn about the latest technology and product updates, and celebrate the teams that make the world a better place. The world’s next best innovations […]

News
September 6, 2018

BARCELONA, Spain, — Atlassian announced today that E7 Solutions,  a U.S. based firm out of Michigan, has received Atlassian Partner of the Year 2018: Rising Star for their outstanding contribution and achievements during Atlassian’s fiscal year 2018. This includes exceptional efforts in developing new business, thought leadership, and products and services that complement Atlassian. E7 Solutions was one of 15 recipients honored as Partner of […]

Blog
May 15, 2018

The agile philosophy for team and project management has gone mainstream. Originally designed for software development teams, agile has become popular throughout organizations for all sorts of teams, including business teams, and as an underpinning of Devops. According to Gartner, “Agile adoption has traditionally been driven primarily from the bottom up, and enterprise-class agile development […]

Blog
May 7, 2018

There are many careers in tech that go well beyond software development. E7’s Ana Galofre Smith recently participated in a professional panel hosted by Girl Develop It, a non-profit organization with the mission of encouraging women to learn how to code, to discuss the topic of working in tech as a non-developer. In her role with […]

Events
April 25, 2018

Are you an IT or technology executive? If so, you need to attend the Midwest Technology Leaders (MTL) forum on April 25 in Dearborn, MI. This symposium for technology leaders will provide an unprecedented opportunity to join your peers for thoughtful discussion, valuable education, and networking. In conjunction with the Detroit chapter of Society for Information Management […]

News
April 25, 2018

Troy, MI – E7 Solutions has been recognized as one of the 2018 “Michigan 50 Companies to Watch” by Michigan Celebrates Small Business. The program honors the region’s top companies that uphold Michigan’s entrepreneurial spirit by exhibiting innovative processes and successful market performance. E7 Solutions is a full-service technology consulting firm specializing in Atlassian consulting […]

Case Studies
April 24, 2018

Operating a banking system is complex. Particularly with the demands of consumers for online self-service tools. Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) has development and operations teams dedicated to ensuring that their members have the best tools available—with stringent security protocols— and that the operation runssmoothly and efficiently. Considering the vast number of projects and […]

Events
March 14, 2018

Atlassian is visiting five cities in the U.S. for one-day user summits. E7 is a proud sponsor of the Chicago event on March 14, 2018. Atlassian is calling these events, “Team Tour.” They are designed to easily and inexpensively serve regional audiences. Event passes are only $49! Hear from Atlassian and industry leaders at this […]

Tech Tips
January 26, 2018

The Troy Coding Club (TCC) met at the E7 offices in December (2017) to review and discuss DevOps and the continuous integration (CI) and deployment of software applications. Attendees were introduced to the practice of CI, which requires developers to integrate code in a shared repository on a regular and frequent basis. Each code integration […]

News
December 17, 2017

As we enter 2018, it’s time to take stock of what worked in 2017 and how to improve your business in 2018. If improving the way your teams work is a goal for 2018, this is a perfect time to download the “Atlassian Team Playbook.” This playbook is written by teams for teams, and encourages […]

Events
December 12, 2017

The final 2017 meeting of the Troy Coding Club (TCC)  will be held on December 12th at the offices of E7 Solutions. This special meeting of the TCC will focus on DevOps with a practical exercise on using Atlassian’s Bamboo for continuous integration. The DevOps discussion will include practical advice benefiting those actively involved in […]

Tech Tips
November 28, 2017

Atlassian’s Crowd is an identity management tool that allows businesses to centralize users from all of their directories in one location for authentication and authorization of access for web applications. Crowd acts as a single source of truth by allowing the management of all users, groups and directories in one central place. Our client wanted […]

Tech Tips
November 8, 2017

It’s not uncommon for E7 clients to require the ability for users to submit support requests through email. E7 configures JIRA Service Desk (JSD) to accept these requests and populates the JSD ticket with the relevant information. A reasonable request. Until it doesn’t work.  What went wrong: Everything seemed to be working as planned with […]

Events
October 18, 2017

Join the next meeting of the Troy Coding Club for Intro to Source Control (Git) At this meeting, attendees will learn how to set up a source control, create branches and work with others to share code. The meeting will conclude with a Q&A session.  A preparation exercise will be sent to all registrants prior to […]

Events
August 29, 2017

The southeast Michigan Atlassian User Group is getting everyone ready for Atlassian Summit, which means great information, whether you’re attending Summit in person or online. You’ll learn what to expect from the event and have a preview of the kind of sessions to expect. In addition, E7 Solutions Architect and DevOps expert, Mike Abdelnour, will deliver a […]

Events
August 16, 2017

E7 Solutions introduces the Troy Coding Club. This venture was created to support the software development community by providing mentoring and training in software development and surrounding practices. This “club” is for anyone who is unfamiliar with the field who would like to develop these specialized technical skills. Topics that will be emphasized include Coding, […]

Blog
June 18, 2017

Members of the E7 team attended the Michigan Agile & Beyond conference in May to expand their knowledge of the principles and practices that drive companies to success. Conference speakers focused on topics that encouraged all attendees to understand how a successful company is built. Emphasis was placed on the need to set goals, steps […]

News
May 4, 2017

On April 27, Corp! Magazine honored a number of Michigan entrepreneurs for their leadership and their contributions to the Michigan economy. Among those honored was E7 founder and CEO, Edmond Delude.  The keynote address explored the variety of ways the honorees have achieved their particular version of success. Each of these leaders took their own […]

Events
April 25, 2017

Joel Mollon, E7 Atlassian Practice Director, joined a group of Atlassian enthusiasts for the Southeast Michigan Atlassian user group meet-up on April 25. Organized by active users in the area, the meet-up explores topics of interest to Atlassian users. At the April 25th meet-up, Joel and Daniel Eads from ITHAKA, presented the full Atlassian stack, […]

Events
March 1, 2017

The E7 community joined in a celebration of our new brand, website, and business initiatives on Wednesday, March 1. The cocktail party, held at our Troy office, was illustriously kicked-off with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the City of Troy. We’ve been overwhelmed by the support we are receiving by the city, county and state representatives, […]