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Yesterday, two of our very own Atlassian Confluence product managers, Sherif Mansour and John Masson, hosted a live webinar where they shared agile best practices that they've learned over the years, including: When to write product requirements documents and when to seek alternatives How to write effective product requirements documents How to build prototypes when designing new features Using JIRA and Confluence for product management You were clearly eager to learn We reached GoToWebinar's

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This is the second post in a three-part series about how we use our tools to power blogs.atlassian.com. In part one we focused on using JIRA Agile to manage the cadence and blog flow. Unlike a personal blog, content is a collaborative effort here at Atlassian; this allows for multiple perspectives and results in better quality content.  Confluence is a key part in us producing and curating content for you, our readers. So in this post, focus on the content itself, and how Confluence helps us develop,

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January Question of the Month: Productivity

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This is part of the Question of the Month series in which we highlight the many ways Atlassians use Confluence Questions. Read on for insight into Atlassian’s culture, values, and our newest collaboration tool, Confluence Questions. Keeping your New Year's resolutions is about as hard as keeping up with your email, which is to say, nearly impossible. What makes it so difficult? The next pressing thing usually takes precedence, and life – with all of its distractions, temptations, and excitement

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How we do it – Three essential pages for every marketing team

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Confluence is the perfect place to centralize all of your team's important work. At Atlassian every team has their own space to organize the work they do. Create your team space In Confluence 5.3 we made it dead simple to create a team space right from the Create Space dialog. In just a few clicks you can add your team space, invite your team members, and add a description for your team. While Confluence automatically gives you the basic structure for a solid team space, you can easily customize

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Join us for the Do Agile Right webinar series

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There are no right answers when it comes to how teams plan, build, and launch great software. Every team and situation is different, making your process inherently different as well. The title of this webinar series might be a little misleading because there isn't one way or a best way to do agile. The agile methodology provides a number of guiding principles and strategies, but leaves the implementation up to the team. Agile is a philosophy, not a rigid protocol. It's designed to allow each

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Take Confluence to the next level with RefinedWiki Original Theme 4

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This is a guest post from RefinedWiki, the team behind Original Theme for Confluence, one of the best-selling Confluence add-ons of all time. Last month we released RefinedWiki Original Theme 4.0, a Confluence plugin that lets you organize content and skin it with our pre-designed themes. With every release from Atlassian, Confluence gets more friendly for everyone in the company, not just the developers. The rich text editor in Confluence 4.0, Blueprints in 5.1, and new Confluence Questions

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