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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In February, two of our very own Atlassian Confluence developers, Anatoli Kazatchkov and Edith Tom, hosted a live webinar sharing agile best practices for software development that they’ve learned over the years. They talked about: Spiking new features and running shorter sprints Running frequent demos, dogfooding, and shipping frequently Empowering developers, open communication, and continuous improvement Using JIRA and Confluence for Agile software development The webinar

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Last week, we held a webinar for a couple hundred people about how Confluence Questions can be used to better share knowledge. We were joined by Kim Wall, a senior IT Analyst from Principal Financial Group, and Ryan Anderson, the Product Marketing Manager for Confluence at Atlassian. They both shared a number of key insights and strategies about how to: Record and share tribal knowledge Reduce interruptions and repetitive questions Build a community and encourage collaboration Watch the recording,

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Confluence is the perfect place to create an open and social intranet. Our Confluence intranet is full of blogs that create discussion, spawn ideas, and challenge the status quo. Our blogging culture is what keeps us transparent, together, and gives everyone an equal voice. So, to help you spice up your company's social life, here are 5 blog posts that will get people talking: 1. The introductory blog post The easiest way to get people to use Confluence, is to get them started right away. Every

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