Pouring KL&A’s passion and knowledge of technology, business and fancy coffee into a blog.
Pouring KL&A’s passion and knowledge of technology, business and fancy coffee into a blog.
A Message From KL&A Regarding COVID-19

A Message From KL&A Regarding COVID-19

March 18th, 2020
Effective on Friday, March 13th, Kunz, Leigh & Associates closed all office locations due to the recent spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in our beloved state until further notice. However, we will continue to support our clients…

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Jira 201, Part 3: I’m A New Jira Project Administrator, What Can I Do?

Jira 201, Part 3: I’m A New Jira Project Administrator, What Can I Do?

Blog Barista: Sam Nadarajan | March 18, 2020 | Developer Tools | Brew time: 9 min
Welcome to the 201 Jira series! In Part 2, we walked you through everything you can do as a Jira Board Administrator when you’re tasked with configuring a particular board for your team. In today’s post, we’ll dive into what you can do as a Jira Project Administrator…

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Jira 201, Part 2: I Just Became a Jira Board Administrator, What Can I Do?

Jira 201, Part 2: I Just Became a Jira Board Administrator, What Can I Do?

Blog Barista: Sam Nadarajan | March 17, 2020 | Developer Tools | Brew time: 10 min
Welcome back to the Jira 201 series. In Part 1, we went over a lot of information about the different and extensive levels of configurations for projects. In today’s post, we’ll take a look at what you can do as a Jira Board Administrator. Let’s say you’ve just been tasked with serving as the administrator for a Jira board on your development team. Your Jira Administrator has made you the board administrator for a particular board…

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Jira 201, Part 1: Introduction to Jira Issue Configurations

Jira 201, Part 1: Introduction to Jira Issue Configurations

Blog Barista: Sam Nadarajan | March 11, 2020 | Developer Tools | Brew time: 11 min
Welcome to the 201 Jira series! This series will focus on different features and intermediate functionalities that you can use in Jira (the collaborative online tool for managing projects from Atlassian). By the end of this post…

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Is Process the Problem or the Answer?

Is Process the Problem or the Answer?

Blog Barista: Bob Marquis, CPA, PMP | Feb 26, 2020 | Project Management | Brew time: 5 min
Following process seems to get bad press these days. For example, the Agile Manifesto suggests “People over Process.” Managers say, “don’t let following the process stand in the way of satisfying the customer.”…

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Jira 101, Part 5: Getting Started with Jira Service Desk

Jira 101, Part 5: Getting Started with Jira Service Desk

Blog Barista: Sam Nadarajan | February 12, 2020 | Developer Tools | Brew time: 9 min
Welcome back. We’ve made it to our last part of the Jira 101 series! Throughout the series, we’ve In today’s post, we will take a closer look at the Jira Service Desk.
Whether your company has adopted Jira Service Desk as their tool of choice for service desk operations or your company is in the middle of evaluating existing Service Desk tools, understanding the basic…

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Jira 101, Part 4: Everything You Need to Know About Boards

Jira 101, Part 4: Everything You Need to Know About Boards

Blog Barista: Sam Nadarajan | February 11, 2020 | Developer Tools | Brew time: 7 min
Welcome back to the Jira 101 series. If you’ve been following along, then you should now have a basic understanding of Jira’s core concepts and terminology, know how to navigate the issue detail view, and perform robust searches on issues within Jira. In today’s post, we will take a…

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My Digital Detox

My Digital Detox

Blog Barista: Tim Hollosy | January 29, 2020 | Productivity | Brew time: 7 min
As a “very online” person, people find it surprising that I try to limit my time spent interacting with technology. I didn’t always “subscribe” to that viewpoint. I used to joke that the only thing I needed to be happy was an internet connection. But…

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Jira 101, Part 3: Diving into JQL and Filters

Jira 101, Part 3: Diving into JQL and Filters

Blog Barista: Sam Nadarajan | January 15, 2020 | Developer Tools | Brew time: 8 min
Welcome back to the Jira 101 series. In Part 2, we walked you through the various sections that make up the issue detail view as well as the different actions you can perform from that screen. In today’s post, we’ll dive into how you go about searching for issues within Jira, how to use…

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Jira 201, Part 4: Everything You Need to Know about Jira Workflows

Jira 201, Part 4: Everything You Need to Know about Jira Workflows

Blog Barista: Sam Nadarajan | March 24, 2020 | Developer Tools | Brew time: 8 min
Welcome back to the Jira 201 series! In Part 3, we walked you through everything you can do as a Jira Project Administrator and how you can keep your project running smoothly. In today’s post, you’ll learn…

A Message From KL&A Regarding COVID-19

A Message From KL&A Regarding COVID-19

March 18th, 2020
Effective on Friday, March 13th, Kunz, Leigh & Associates closed all office locations due to the recent spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in our beloved state until further notice. However, we will continue to support our clients…

Jira 201, Part 3: I’m A New Jira Project Administrator, What Can I Do?

Jira 201, Part 3: I’m A New Jira Project Administrator, What Can I Do?

Blog Barista: Sam Nadarajan | March 18, 2020 | Developer Tools | Brew time: 9 min
Welcome to the 201 Jira series! In Part 2, we walked you through everything you can do as a Jira Board Administrator when you’re tasked with configuring a particular board for your team. In today’s post, we’ll dive into what you can do as a Jira Project Administrator…

Jira 201, Part 2: I Just Became a Jira Board Administrator, What Can I Do?

Jira 201, Part 2: I Just Became a Jira Board Administrator, What Can I Do?

Blog Barista: Sam Nadarajan | March 17, 2020 | Developer Tools | Brew time: 10 min
Welcome back to the Jira 201 series. In Part 1, we went over a lot of information about the different and extensive levels of configurations for projects. In today’s post, we’ll take a look at what you can do as a Jira Board Administrator. Let’s say you’ve just been tasked with serving as the administrator for a Jira board on your development team. Your Jira Administrator has made you the board administrator for a particular board…

Jira 201, Part 1: Introduction to Jira Issue Configurations

Jira 201, Part 1: Introduction to Jira Issue Configurations

Blog Barista: Sam Nadarajan | March 11, 2020 | Developer Tools | Brew time: 11 min
Welcome to the 201 Jira series! This series will focus on different features and intermediate functionalities that you can use in Jira (the collaborative online tool for managing projects from Atlassian). By the end of this post…

Is Process the Problem or the Answer?

Is Process the Problem or the Answer?

Blog Barista: Bob Marquis, CPA, PMP | Feb 26, 2020 | Project Management | Brew time: 5 min
Following process seems to get bad press these days. For example, the Agile Manifesto suggests “People over Process.” Managers say, “don’t let following the process stand in the way of satisfying the customer.”…

Jira 101, Part 5: Getting Started with Jira Service Desk

Jira 101, Part 5: Getting Started with Jira Service Desk

Blog Barista: Sam Nadarajan | February 12, 2020 | Developer Tools | Brew time: 9 min
Welcome back. We’ve made it to our last part of the Jira 101 series! Throughout the series, we’ve In today’s post, we will take a closer look at the Jira Service Desk.
Whether your company has adopted Jira Service Desk as their tool of choice for service desk operations or your company is in the middle of evaluating existing Service Desk tools, understanding the basic…

Jira 101, Part 4: Everything You Need to Know About Boards

Jira 101, Part 4: Everything You Need to Know About Boards

Blog Barista: Sam Nadarajan | February 11, 2020 | Developer Tools | Brew time: 7 min
Welcome back to the Jira 101 series. If you’ve been following along, then you should now have a basic understanding of Jira’s core concepts and terminology, know how to navigate the issue detail view, and perform robust searches on issues within Jira. In today’s post, we will take a…

My Digital Detox

My Digital Detox

Blog Barista: Tim Hollosy | January 29, 2020 | Productivity | Brew time: 7 min
As a “very online” person, people find it surprising that I try to limit my time spent interacting with technology. I didn’t always “subscribe” to that viewpoint. I used to joke that the only thing I needed to be happy was an internet connection. But…

Jira 101, Part 3: Diving into JQL and Filters

Jira 101, Part 3: Diving into JQL and Filters

Blog Barista: Sam Nadarajan | January 15, 2020 | Developer Tools | Brew time: 8 min
Welcome back to the Jira 101 series. In Part 2, we walked you through the various sections that make up the issue detail view as well as the different actions you can perform from that screen. In today’s post, we’ll dive into how you go about searching for issues within Jira, how to use…

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