As Halloween approaches, we turn to thoughts of cool nights, falling leaves and of course Scary Spooky Stories. We want to hear from you, your stories of Jira project configurations turned into gnarled branched trees, Confluence space organization turned into pages of zombie documentation, Atlassian upgrades that went full on scary clown in a fun house. Bring them all, We want to hear your goriest messes, mess ups and mistakes.
Rachel Wright will join us remotely to share her tails from the Jira Swamp and some best practice tips from her JIRA Strategy Admin Workbook. We'll also cover some best practice tips for Confluence and other Atlassian Tools, to keep you from having Nightmares from our Scary Stories.
As usual, Dinner and Drinks are provided. Can't wait to hear your tales!
Rachel Wright is an entrepreneur, process engineer, and Atlassian Certified Jira Administrator. She started using Jira and Confluence in 2011, became an administrator in 2013, and was certified in 2016.Read More
An entrepreneurial-minded process engineer. A leader with a developer’s background. Since 1998, Wright has architected more than 150 stable and secure web sites in her neighborhood and around the globe. Some of the more entertaining and challenging projects include:
● A political campaign in the Republic of El Salvador
● A daily newspaper serving 19 counties in Virginia
● An Austrian woodworking machinery distributor
● A foundation headed by tennis pro Venus Williams
● An event for the Marine Corps League
● Maintaining the primary sales channel for Network Solutions, a Web.com company
● Projects for universities, small and medium size businesses, and consultants
Wright received a B.S. in the Media field, with a Web concentration, and a minor in Information Technology from Radford University. During this time she spent three years directing and leading a team of forty students in the production of Radford University's weekly online magazine. She also taught classes in the Computer Science Department, and chaired the Student Media Committee - all while working towards her own degree.
Specialties: Leadership, project management, and technical expertise, in web development and ecommerce. Facilitating communication between multinational, multi-location, and cross-functional teams. Writing technical documentation and creating training materials. Atlassian JIRA and Confluence application administration.