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: My first month using Confluence

Interning at Atlassian In June, I had just finished my junior year of college and moved across the country to San Francisco for my summer internship with the Confluence Marketing team. I was excited about this opportunity but new to Atlassian software and nervous as well.  As a new starter, there is a lot to learn and not much time to do it. Luckily I had the help of my team and other Atlassians to help me get adjusted on the fly. First thing I had to get comfortable with was the product I was

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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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Introducing new Atlassian Enterprise offerings

Many companies begin their JIRA journey by running it on a server under someone's desk. This is typically a short-lived situation – After someone inadvertently unplugs that machine one too many times, the JIRA instance gets moved to the company data center. We hear this story all the time. And for many of the IT teams inheriting a system like this, they have many needs that go well beyond the capabilities of a single server application. We have listened to our largest customers, and today we're proud

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We recently released Confluence 5.5 to improve how you create and manage ad-hoc tasks in the flow of your work. Tasks allow your team to stay transparent, accountable, and most importantly, in one place: Confluence. 3 ways to use tasks in Confluence We use tasks all the time at Atlassian. Here are three ways we've seen tasks used across our intranet. 1. Meeting follow-up action items Let's face it, we all have meetings (often, too many of them). We've written quite a bit about how you can

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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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