Add Atlassian to your Process – Startup Guide

As a newbie in plugin development for atlassian products suite, I faced many obstacles and challenges while developing a simple plugin, from setting up the development environment, reading APIs to setting up the fast development process. So, I decided to write this simple, step-by-step and descriptive blog for future plugin developers to take advantage of my endeavor and experience with atlassian plugin development. In this blog I will cover- Setting up the development environment out of:

 

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Posted in Agile, AGILE Tools, JIRA, process engineering.

Salesforce Developer Guide-Use of Helper/Handler class to Manage Trigger Execution

If you are working on custom application development on force.com or customizing salesforce to do event driven updates, you will end up writing quite a few triggers, and in some cases more than one trigger on the same object. In this blog I will explain how to use a Helper/Handler class when we have to write more than one trigger for the same object on the different events. I will also explain how a Helper/Handler can also help manage trigger execution. Continue reading

Posted in Apex Development, Salesforce.com.

Team Temperature – an easy way to measure your current state

Over the years I have worked on many process/org improvement initiatives with my internal teams and the client  teams as a consultant. I have used a few tools/models/techniques to assess the current state. Of all things I have used, my

Team Temperature technique for process engineering, team retrospective etc.

Team Temperature technique for process engineering, team retrospectives etc.

favorite technique is a very simple one which gives me very good insights into the current state in about 15 minutes.  It is a concept somewhat driven from Net Promoter Score (NPS) concept. I call it Team Temperature. I can’t take credit for the term as it has been used by other guys before me. Probably my variation and usage of the technique may give a heart aches to some who use it differently.

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Posted in Agile, Organization Culture, Process Change Management, process engineering, Team Collaboration.