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Re: Work related communication tools
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2016, 09:41:23 PM »
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Pidgin - IM client (you can bring in AIM, Yahoo, GChat, etc. accounts into one central account manager)
Slack - Team communication tool, similar to other chat programs but gets everyone on the same platform
Mercurial - versioning (similar to git/cvs/svn/etc.)
ALM - Application Lifecycle Management (change requests, tasks, requirements, incident reports, etc.)
CodeBeamer - ALM tool (similar to Jira and the like)
Bitbucket - Like mercurial, git, etc.
SourceTree - software that lets you see all your commits/branches/etc.
Tortoise Workbench - similar to SourceTree, but for mercurial specifically

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Re: Work related communication tools
« Reply #16 on: January 29, 2016, 02:16:30 PM »
I'll give you this much... at least I recognized all the techy terms you used in your explanations.

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Re: Work related communication tools
« Reply #17 on: February 01, 2016, 04:48:38 PM »
Our teams utilize JIRA and Confluence for project tracking and support escalation. I'm a big fan of their relative recent introduction to the groups I work with. I'm not sure how much other Atlassian products are used by dev right now though. Support Ticketing is done through Solarwinds' Help Desk Software. It's incredibly frustrating.

I'll be moving groups to more validation work and they don't use any thing besides a shared excel file, and I might cry a little, but at least I won't have to deal with phone calls anymore.


For church we use Slack. It's been a great tool so far (as long as all the users have notifications turned on).
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Re: Work related communication tools
« Reply #18 on: February 01, 2016, 05:46:41 PM »
We use JIRA and Confluence that way, too. I don't really know any modern alternatives (just old stuff that I doubt is still around). But yeah, they're great if you want to pay for them. I especially appreciate that most of the things that really annoyed me about them before have been getting fixed as we upgrade.

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Re: Work related communication tools
« Reply #19 on: February 03, 2016, 09:33:47 AM »
Trello is the new hotness for project management in case anyone was curious.
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Re: Work related communication tools
« Reply #20 on: February 03, 2016, 10:40:39 AM »
We use LiquidPlanner.  I love it, I just wish it integrated with CodeBeamer.