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Time Keeps on Ticking…

Gandalf: Three hundred lives of men I have walked this earth, and now I have no time! JRR Tolkien Over the last six months this quote has kept me laughing at my own plight. Last year we decided to expand the training business within our company. We had been very successful using our expertise to […]

Agile and Atlassian

Expium–the Atlassian division of Oasis Digital— is deeply experienced working with JIRA in a variety environments. Our customers run the whole gamut, from pure software dev shops to government agencies simply using it as a project management tool. Because we see such a broad spectrum of implementations we are able to see some trends forming […]

Will Atlassian Be Recognizable in 2016?

A fork in the road infers a decision point in ones life.

As the largest purveyor of JIRA classes outside of Atlassian, we are as keen as anyone on their plans for the future after the round of press releases and articles related to JIRA, Atlassian’s value, and a possible IPO. The news and reporting around Atlassian of late has been pretty intense, confusing, and possibly alarming. […]

When am I fast?

Running man

This weekend was fantastic. The weather was cooler, the leaves are turning and I got to spend it with a pile of friends at a camp in southern Missouri. Our church family held our annual weekend away, it was very refreshing after the last few months of heavy workload and stress. The speaker for the weekend […]

JIRA Customization

Customized Car Engine

Technology platforms mature and improve over time. The Atlassian ecosystem is no exception. One area where Atlassian has matured dramatically is in supporting customizations. In the past customizations were a real “wild west” edit the database and file system approach. Today we have flexibility in configuration and a strong API. Often people have a hard […]