(Tempe, Arizona. September 30, 2013) – Isos Technology, an Atlassian Expert and leader in enterprise software development, IT recruiting and agile consulting services, announced today its consulting services agreement with Apollo Group, a leading provider of higher education programs for working adults and parent of leading brands including University of Phoenix, Carnegie Learning, Apollo Global and the Institute for Professional Development.
The engagement calls for Isos Technology to refactor and automate key IT processes that support organization-wide operations, while improving integrations between Apollo's Atlassian stack with their business processes and internal systems.isos is also assisting Apollo with optimizing use of the agile development toolset and workflows to help ensure the organization is leveraging agile and tool best practices across its nearly every mission-critical development process.
"Since we've standardized on the Atlassian toolset, it has become an essential tool for expediting our development efforts while improving quality assurance and everyday IT workflows," commented Kevin Allen, senior systems analyst at Apollo Group. "Isos has played an instrumental role in helping us evolve our capabilities to modern agile standards so we can speed time to market and improve processes across the board."
In the refactoring and automating efforts, Isos is helping Apollo Group optimize use of key Atlassian tools including Jira, Fisheye, Crucible and Sharepoint Connector, as well as launching a Git and Stash pilot. The company is also advising on migrations and integrations of competing applications to help Apollo streamline processes and optimize license fees. One redundant system being eliminated is expected to save Apollo a quarter of a million dollars a year in fees.
"Apollo Group is a great model for how large organizations can leverage Atlassian and agile development processes to become more efficient, effective and flexible at nearly every level of the organization. Clearly, agile and Atlassian are a new standard for world-class organizations that need to truly stay at the leading edge of their markets," said Thad West, CEO and co-founder of Isos Technology."
About Isos Technology
Isos Technology is an Atlassian Expert and a leader in solving complex business, people and technology challenges in software development, mobile and information technology. The Company's proprietary people assessment methodology helps find leading engineering talent to drive advanced software and information technology solutions for enterprise clients. The company's management team and software engineers all share their expertise on the corporate blog as well as on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Facebook. For more information visit www.isostech.com.