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Introducing ProForma Lite

Posted September 5, 2018 By Jenny Choban

IT teams aren’t the only ones who need great tools. Teams across your organization could be benefiting from Jira features. But how will you help those teams collect the specific...

Jira Administration Form Design

Better Jira Forms, Better Jira Data with Dynamic Fields

Posted September 3, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Getting the most out of Jira means getting the right data on Jira issues.  Instead of adding a multitude of custom fields and building a plethora of screens, ProForma lets you...

Jira Service Desk Jira Administration

ProForma Forms vs Adding Attachments in Your Jira Workflows

Posted August 29, 2018 By Jenny Choban

As someone who fully admits to being scared of my inbox, I was both intrigued and disheartened by a question I saw in the Atlassian Community. The user wanted advice on how to...

ThinkTilt News

On Our Way to Atlassian Summit with Lots to Offer

Posted August 28, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Excitement is building as members of the ThinkTilt team get ready to head to Barcelona. We’re always enthusiastic about going to Atlassian Summit (it’s great to see what’s brewing...

ThinkTilt News Jira Administration

Effective Jira Administration – the Book!

Posted August 24, 2018 By Jenny Choban

We left the Atlassian Summit in San Jose a year ago feeling excited about a new partnership. We’d teamed up with Rachel Wright, author of the Jira Strategy Admin Workbook. It seemed...

New to Jira Jira Administration

Closed vs Resolved: The Final Stop on a Jira Workflow

Posted August 20, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Browse around in the Atlassian Community and you’ll find a lot of people puzzling about the difference between “closed” and “resolved”. The confusion is understandable. Why would...

New to Jira Jira Administration

Tips and Traps! Lessons Learnt with My First Jira Workflow

Posted August 16, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Jira’s power comes from its workflows. That’s not a news flash and I thought I had a pretty good understanding of how Jira workflows worked – until I tried to create one. It sounds...

Operations Jira Service Desk Jira Administration

Controlling Who Sees What with Internal/External Forms

Posted August 13, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Using Jira Service Desk to Make Services More Accessible

Empowering non-tech teams with Jira Service Desk is a great way to streamline and standardized  processes, and to improve...

Procurement Jira Service Desk

Closing the Loop: Multiple Portal Forms for Procurement

Posted August 8, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Jira is a great tool for tracking complex processes. Part of getting the most out of Jira is optimizing your process for gathering information on your Jira issues. The tricky thing...

Jira Service Desk Jira Administration

Change Happens: Edit Forms from the JSD Portal

Posted August 6, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Sometimes it’s a misunderstanding. Sometimes it’s a logical response to poorly written instructions. The bottom line is that we don’t always get things right the first time. And...

ThinkTilt News Jira Service Desk

Empowering Service Teams with Multiple Forms on a Single Jira Request

Posted August 2, 2018 By Jenny Choban

ProForma is designed to help you easily collect, view and organize all of the information you need on a Jira issue – without wading through long comment chains or having to parse...

Marketing Jira Service Desk

Simplifying Content Creation with JSD & ProForma

Posted July 30, 2018 By Jenny Choban

A large health insurance company needs to produce articles for their monthly, member newsletter. In some ways, these articles are just like any other piece of content. They need to...

Jira Administration

ProForma: Making Data More Organized, Visible and Accessible in Jira

Posted July 26, 2018 By Jenny Choban

I’m a quasi-Luddite. I get that we need to be adding new features to stay competitive and to be relevant to our users, but I also think there was some wisdom in that old adage about...

New to Jira Jira Administration

Getting Started if You’re New to Jira

Posted July 23, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Jira is powerful, flexible and complicated.  Having been introduced to Jira relatively recently myself, I can attest to the fact that there’s a lot to learn. So what’s the best way...

Jira Administration

Cutting through the Complexity of Jira Custom Fields

Posted July 19, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Managing Jira custom fields is a balancing act. We know that teams want to be able to collect specific, structured information on Jira issues. We also know that too many custom...

Jira Service Desk Service Management

Three Building Blocks of Enterprise Service Management

Posted July 16, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Three key items can be combined to set a foundation for great customer service. You probably already have them for IT. Why not implement an enterprise service management strategy by...

Jira Service Desk Service Management

Are You Ready for Enterprise Service Management?

Posted July 11, 2018 By Jenny Choban

There’s starting to be a bit of buzz about Enterprise Service Management (ESM) – with good reason.  Applying the lessons learned in ITSM is a great way for organizations to improve...

Jira Service Desk Jira Administration

Trello, Jira or JSD: Which is Better for Business Teams?

Posted July 9, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Having to choose between a couple of great options is a nice problem to have. Still, you do want to make the right choice, and what's best for one team may not be what's best for...

Jira Service Desk Jira Administration

4 Ways Moving Business Processes to JSD Improves Governance

Posted July 4, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Business teams across your organization have their own customers to serve, their own regulations to comply with and their own reasons for working the way they do. While the...

Project Management Jira Administration

Command & Control: Manage Your Consulting Business with Jira

Posted June 27, 2018 By Jenny Choban

Whether you’re advising folks on how to invest their money or coaching entrepreneurs as they get their businesses off the ground, if you’re a consultant you need a way to manage...