Archives for Terrence Caldwell

Mind maps are a great way for visual learners and thinkers to brainstorm ideas, plan out projects, and tap into the creativity of the team. Plus, they're collaborative. You can work through ideas and problems together, going from initial ideas to formalized plan as a team. If you've felt frustrated at the start of a project, you gotta check out these 3 ways you can use mind maps in Confluence to go from concept to solid project plan.

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Teams need a way to work smarter. We think making teams smarter is the ultimate form of productivity. Our first mission to help teams work smarter was making it easy for anyone to create rich content in Confluence. But creating great content is only half the battle. All this rich content needed to be available beyond the confines of the desktop and office, so teams could keep moving projects forward. We needed to make it just as easy for any team member to contribute and build upon the content as it is to create it – from anywhere, on-the-go. That's why we built the new Confluence for iPhone app.

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If your project in JIRA Software is your one-stop shop for everything JIRA-related, then your project space in Confluence is your go-to place for everything else: requirements, retrospectives, meeting notes, and more. Here are 3 ways to use the project space to surface what's most important to you.

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I wish I could say we started with grand plans to revolutionize our company culture, but in all honesty, we simply wanted to share funny stuff without sending an email blast. So, we tried creating a blog on Confluence. It didn't happen overnight, but we learned a lot. Read on to hear our story, as well as my 7 tips to encourage a culture of internal blogging at your company.

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This is part 2 in our "PMs weigh in" series, focused on how two seasoned Atlassian PMs navigate the flood of customer feedback inputs, and prioritize them in a way that maximizes customer and product impact. You can find the first part here. Gathering customer feedback, turning feedback into actionable inputs, and then prioritizing those inputs for your development team are some of the most important functions of a PM. They're also the most challenging. Every PM has their way of balancing and

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We're in the thick of the holiday season and whether you're the type who relishes giving your family and friends awesome gifts, or the grinch who dreads holiday, shopping you'll appreciate what the Confluence team has wrapped up for you. In the spirit of the holiday season here are 12 gifts that are already baked in to your beloved Confluence editor.

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