Jira

The on-premise or cloud software Jira by Atlassian is one of the leading ticketing systems available. Beyond a mere ToDo list, it provides administration functionality for projects, Scrum and Kanban boards, custom workflows, custom screens, user rights management, plugins, and third-party integration. The name itself stems from Bugzilla, the software Atlassian originally used for bug tracking. They began calling it by the Japanese name for Godzilla, “Gojira.” When they later developed their own bug tracker, they just dropped the Go—hence Jira! (see https://confluence.atlassian.com/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=223219957)

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By Clemens Lode

Clemens Lode is a management consultant with focus on agile project management methods (check out https://www.lode-consulting.com). He likes to summarize his insights into books, check out his philosophy series "Philosophy for Heroes" here: https://www.philosophy-for-heroes.com. His core approach to philosophy and management is that people need to be more aware of their limits and ultimately their identity and their vulnerabilities.

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