Confluence Questions 1.0: Share Knowledge with Q&A

Sharing knowledge within your company can be hard. Employees are often scattered across different departments and locations, working on different projects, and constantly creating pockets of tribal knowledge. When someone has a question, they're not sure who to ask, or how to find the answers they need. The journey to find an answer usually includes searching through emails and instant messages, or a tap on your neighbor's shoulder. You might find an answer, but generally not before interrupting

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Introducing Agile Ready from Atlassian

We're excited to announce the launch of Atlassian's newest solution, Agile Ready! Agile Ready is a package of Atlassian products - JIRA, JIRA Agile, Confluence and Confluence Team Calendars - that gives customers the tools they need to better plan, track, and measure software development success. From requirements building to sprint planning to reporting, we've got your agile planning needs covered.   Better requirements = happier developers Capturing customer feedback and shaping

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This article is part of a blog series! Part Title 1 Yes Virginia, even agile teams roadmap! 2 Moving from roadmaps to requirements 3 Deliver well: requirements to deployment   If you're still with me after my agile heresy, Yes Virginia, even agile teams roadmap!, then I'd like to move down to the next level of the project planning process: requirements. In our roadmap, features are organized into themes that represent a significant enhancement to one of our

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This article is part of a blog series! Part Title 1 Yes Virginia, even agile teams roadmap! 2 Moving from roadmaps to requirements 3 Deliver well: requirements to deployment   Give context to your teams Roadmapping has always been a dirty word in agile circles. In some ways it feels inherently waterfall to plan a 6, 12, or 18 month roadmap for the team. I'm here to tell you that roadmapping is a good thing. It gives the organization context and shared direction

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When we introduced Confluence Blueprints a year ago, we wanted to empower all of our users to create rich pages for their repeatable business processes. If you've ever used the product requirements, or decisions Blueprints you've seen how easy it is to also track all the pages you've created on a single index page. This index makes it easy to quickly reference all your past requirements and decisions and also sort them by any parameter such as date, author, or current status. Indexes made easy Index

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Managing your tasks can often be more work than the tasks themselves. The problem is that you typically manage your tasks in one place and do the actual work in another – but the two are inextricably tied. Tasks are the product of meetings, decisions, project planning, and all the other content you create with your team. Keeping tasks together with the actual work or people they correspond to is the key to being productive. Tasks where you work Confluence 5.5 introduces a new way to keep yourself

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