Top 10 Confluence highlights of 2013

As another bumper year comes to an end I thought it fitting to recap all the happened in the world of Confluence in 2013. We've shipped tons of releases in the last 12 months that included new features like Blueprints to improvements to existing features like Search in Confluence 5.3, all of which help our 15,000+ customers worldwide get more value out of Confluence than ever before. In addition to seven major releases of Confluence and Team Calendars we expanded the Confluence family with an all-new add-on – Confluence Questions. Needless to say, 2013 has been our biggest year yet and we're not slowing down. Let's countdown the top 10 highlights of Confluence in 2013.

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Collaborating with boards and cards in Confluence OnDemand

This is a guest blog from Comalatech, makers of Canvas for Confluence OnDemand and Ad hoc Workflows and Ad hoc Canvas for Confluence download. We launched Canvas for Confluence OnDemand at this year's Summit in October. Canvas allows you to create simple boards to add to your pages in Confluence OnDemand. With boards and cards, Canvas helps you brainstorm and visualize your ideas in Confluence: Create a board, swiftly add cards outlining your ideas, rearrange to organize them, and automatically

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5 ways to work with JIRA issues in Confluence

Half of the teams that use JIRA also use Confluence. Development teams live in JIRA where they track their work; The rest of the business lives in Confluence where everyone collaborates around requirements, documentation, marketing plans, sales reports, and anything else. We've worked hard over the last year to bring JIRA into Confluence like never before so no team or project is ever siloed to just JIRA or just Confluence. Here are five ways to bring your JIRA issues into Confluence. 1. Create

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Confluence Questions – Question of the month

This is the inaugural post in a new series called Question of the Month 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.

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Software development is intensely collaborative, requiring the effort of numerous people on many different teams. With so many stakeholders, it's difficult to maintain speed, transparency, and quality when shipping code. Most development teams accept these things as facts of life when building software, but this doesn't have to be the case any longer. Building better software starts here Today's release of Confluence 5.4 brings JIRA into Confluence – and Confluence into JIRA – like never before,

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Confluence is a great tool for bringing teams together to work on a single project or document. With comments and likes, you can discuss, collect feedback, and come to consensus – all without meetings or email. But sometimes providing feedback can be cumbersome. It takes a few steps, and extra mouse clicks to take text from the page and add it to a comment at the bottom. Not anymore. No more copying and pasting: highlight, click, quote Adding feedback in Confluence is as easy as posting selfies.

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