Archives for Ryan Anderson

In our last major release, Team Calendars 4, we moved away from calendar types to event types so that you could centralize your team's schedule into fewer calendars. Shortly after the release, a feature request for custom event types was logged on our public issue tracker (about one year ago). We had no idea it would gain so much traction: It accumulated over 430 votes, 260 watchers, and 120 comments. It's the 13th most voted open feature request for all our products (some of which have

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This is the second of a two-part blog series about creating team and project spaces in Confluence. You can find the first part here. Let's pick up where we left off in the last blog post. At Atlassian, the answer to the title of this blog post, is ‘both’. We primarily dedicate spaces to a team – we have spaces for our marketing team, development team, and HR team. But some projects are HUGE and require their own space, too, so we have a number of spaces dedicated to bigger projects

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This is the first of a two-part blog series about creating team and project spaces in Confluence. Confluence is powerful team collaboration software because it’s so flexible. At Atlassian, it’s our company intranet and helps every single team get their work done. Confluence is our heart and soul - where teams work together on projects, blog about important company updates or announcements, and even automate all of our financial reports. For us, the answer to the title of this blog

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In February, two of our very own Atlassian Confluence product marketing managers, Matt Hodges and John Wetenhall, hosted a live webinar sharing agile best practices for software development that they’ve learned over the years. They talked about: Agile basics like sprint management and retrospectives Planning, communicating, and executing on quarterly goals Making the best use of JIRA, Confluence, and JIRA Agile Watch the recording, share it with your team If you’re interested

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In February, two of our very own Atlassian Confluence developers, Anatoli Kazatchkov and Edith Tom, hosted a live webinar sharing agile best practices for software development that they’ve learned over the years. They talked about: Spiking new features and running shorter sprints Running frequent demos, dogfooding, and shipping frequently Empowering developers, open communication, and continuous improvement Using JIRA and Confluence for Agile software development The webinar

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In the last two years we've pumped Confluence Team Calendars full of new features over the course of 22 releases. We're proud of our development speed and happy about how far the product has come in such a short time. In our latest release, Team Calendars 4.2, we haven't delivered a new feature, we've delivered all of the features you already use everyday, just faster. Speed isn't everything, but it is today The need for Team Calendars in your day-to-day is pretty simple. You want to be able

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