Archives for Jesse Katz

Atlassian University is free!

Step-by-step walk-throughs on JIRA, JIRA Agile and Confluence are now free. Good news! Previously this content was only available for companies that paid, but now all content is freely available by going to university.atlassian.com. Paying customers have been enjoying the training for years, so we're very excited to offer all users the ability to learn the basics of our products in an interactive format. Last month, a customer went through the walk-throughs and said: The lessons are excellent

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We are happy to announce new Atlassian University lessons for Confluence 5.5 and JIRA Agile 6.5! In the last few versions we've released a lot of handy features you may have missed. For example, did you know that you can create JIRA issues directly from a table in Confluence? Or that you can easily move issues from the backlog to a sprint by using the right click menu? The Confluence 5.5 lessons include: Blueprints Production Requirements Blueprint (Video) JIRA Integrations

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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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