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Inside Atlassian: Employee recognition with JIRA

Inside Atlassian is a blog series that highlights our internal teams using Atlassian products in unique and creative ways. This is the first post in the series. Quick facts: Name: Rebecca Neilson Position: Experience Specialist Team: Experience Team Tools used: JIRA, JIRA Service Desk   Employee recognition with Kudos At Atlassian any employee can nominate a coworker for going above and beyond their job description with what's called a Kudos. A Kudos is a small gift such

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Learn about JIRA 6 with University

The newly designed Atlassian University lessons are now available for JIRA 6. If the newbies on your team don't know the how to add a gadget to a dashboard or save a search filter, we recommend Atlassian University.  With interactive tutorials and videos, you'll stay up to date on all the new JIRA features. Learn about University

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GreenHopper Tip of the Month: Organize with Epics

The Tip of the Month, brought to you by Atlassian University, is a monthly series to help master Atlassian tools. Products are more fun to use when you know all the tricks.   Epics, which were introduced in GreenHopper 6.1, are a group of related user stories and usually capture a large body of work or a big project.  For example, the University team currently has an epic for all work related to an upcoming homepage redesign.  We had an epic for all work related to our better, faster,

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University 2.0 – Better, Faster, Stronger

We just released the University lessons for Confluence 5.0, and are debuting a brand new lesson type.  Still giving you the same great training and experience, the lessons are now significantly faster.  We have revamped our look to make it a bit easier on the eyes. Additionally, the training is not done in a shared environment like previous versions. This is the simplest, easiest-to-use training yet!   See the New University Lessons  

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GreenHopper Tip of the Month: Set your homepage to Agile

The Tip of the Month, brought to you by Atlassian University, is a monthly series to help master Atlassian tools. Products are more fun to use when you know all the tricks.   Save 2 clicks a day by setting your JIRA home to Agile How do you access GreenHopper?  Do you go to JIRA, click the Agile tab, then choose your Rapid Board?  Wouldn't it be better if you were taken directly to your Rapid Board?  It takes 2 seconds, here's how: Open up JIRA and click your icon in the top right

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GreenHopper Tip of the Month: How To Indicate you are Waiting

The Tip of the Month, brought to you by Atlassian University, is a monthly series to help master Atlassian tools. Products are more fun to use when you know all the tricks. Here are 3 ways to indicate you are waiting on other work to be done before you start working on your task. Say you need to update a page, but are waiting on your designer to give you the polished images, or you are waiting for your PM to get the wireframes approved before you start development, how do you indicate to the

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