About Sarah Goff-Dupont

I've been working in and around software teams since before blogging was a "thing". When not writing about all things agile, automated, and/or Atlassian, I can be found reading contemporary fiction, smashing it out & keeping it real at CrossFit, or rolling around on the floor with my kids. Find me on Twitter! @DevToolSuperFan

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Atlassian blog update

Blog team here, with a quick update on how we are managing the Atlassian blog. Starting Friday, September 30th, we will be turning off commenting on the blog. It's not that we don't want to talk to you – we do! But, we want to make sure that you are able to get answers to the comments and questions you have on the right channels and by the right people. Here are the places for you to chat with us on anything from product questions, support requests, reporting bugs, and requesting features.

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I can hold my own with math and numbers, but I don't love them. I have to admit though, I'm starting to love data. Like many marketers, I spend a lot of time thinking about blogs. And blogging itself is becoming increasingly data-informed (if not fully data-driven, but that's another story). How awesome is it that we marketers can know exactly how many people clicked on that CTA button, or how long people spent reading our blog posts?? Pretty awesome, really. In my previous post, I showed

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Developing as a team can be messy. You’re trying to understand which pieces of code everyone is working on, trying to make sure changes don’t conflict, trying to find defects before your customers do, and trying to keep everyone connected with the project up to date on how things are progressing. As it turns out, each of those problems is addressed by either Git branching or continuous delivery.

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Chances are, your marketing team manages blog projects on spreadsheets. You probably track who is working on it, what state it's in, when it's going to be published, what it's about, how it fits into larger marketing campaigns... And that's just the stuff you're concerned with before it's published. It'll come as no surprise that Atlassian's marketing team uses JIRA Core, Confluence, and HipChat to keep our blogs running smoothly. So today I'm going to get all meta with a blog about how we use JIRA Core, including some example workflows, to track our blogs.

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