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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In January, 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 Watch the recording, share it with your

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Everyone needs to ask questions and get answers at work to get their jobs done, but it can be difficult to get the answers you need. Imagine if it was as easy as Googling the minds of your co-workers. On Wednesday, we hosted a live webinar to show you how we share knowledge through questions and answers here at Atlassian using Confluence Questions. We heard from Jeremy Largman, Atlassian's "knowledge guru" and the founder of Atlassian Answers, and me, John Wetenhall, product marketing lead for

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Every time a new person starts at Atlassian, they're assigned a buddy. This buddy is usually an Atlassian veteran, who is there to help the new hire settle in and feel comfortable during their first couple weeks at the company. They answer questions, introduce them to other Atlassians, and even get to treat the newcomer to a welcome lunch on the company dime! Our Talent department makes the buddy system really easy by posting tips and guidelines on Confluence for everyone to reference. For the

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If your company is like Atlassian, you have a Confluence space for every department where employees can go to get more information about the teams they work with. For example, you may have a HR space where employees can go to find information about benefits, paid leave, policies, etc. Or you may have a development space where software developers can go to learn about tooling and processes. These kinds of spaces often have a FAQ section that can get out of date quickly. With the latest release

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Imagine being able to Google the minds of your co-workers any time you have a question at work. Imagine never having to answer the same questions over and over again. We'll show you how we use Q&A to accomplish this in our upcoming webinar, How we do it: Sharing knowledge at Atlassian with Confluence Questions. Wednesday March 26th at 10:00AM Pacific Join us for 30 minutes to learn how Q&A extracts, surfaces, and retains the knowledge in your organization. You'll hear from Jeremy Largman,

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