The IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) ― the most commonly used ITSM framework ― is experiencing its biggest update in over a decade. Crowd-sourced by over 2,200 IT professionals across roles and industries, the ITIL 4 release represents a major paradigm shift for IT teams. What’s new is that ITIL 4 moves from the overly-prescriptive frameworks associated with […]
Join E7 Solutions and Otava for lunch at Ocean Prime in Troy! Today’s customers want quick, flawless service, but ITSM support teams are under pressure to efficiently deliver that service while managing costs and providing value. IT and support teams in general are moving toward lean, agile approaches and DevOps concepts such as Jira Service Desk to address ITSM challenges. In this presentation, Platinum Atlassian Services Partner E7 Solutions and Otava will share insight on agile, DevOps and cloud technologies, platforms and approaches to help you and your IT teams improve efficiencies, reduce complexities and focus on delivering business value.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]