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Watch the Do Agile Right webinar – Q&A with Atlassian product managers

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Three weeks ago two of our very own Atlassian Confluence product managers, Sherif Mansour and John Masson, hosted a live webinar sharing 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 Want to watch? Just scroll to the bottom of

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Yesterday, 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 was a huge

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Inside Atlassian: How I keep my team aligned with Team Calendars

We say that Confluence Team Calendars is your team's single source of truth for managing team leave, tracking JIRA projects, and planning events. In this post, I'll share how Team Calendars helps my team align our team, projects, and events.

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Evaluating JIRA Agile – Team members

Agile paints software development in a modern light. The single best thing about agile is that it engages the team in the entire planning development process: Decisions are no longer made in a vacuum away from the team, and software development becomes a collaborative and democratic endeavor to deliver working products to an evolving market. Plan Mode – See the future clearly Every day, engineers have to make decisions that impact the future of the product. In many teams, a product owner's

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Evaluating JIRA Agile – Scrum masters

This is the second part of our blog series on how JIRA Agile optimizes the key players in an agile team (see also: product owners and the team). Agile methodology brings about a whole new way for managing projects – It focuses on iterative development where the product team can release to market in predictable iterations. Scrum masters sit between a product's ideation and delivery, and partner with the development team to ensure things are running smoothly, and there are no blocking issues

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Evaluating JIRA Agile – Product owners

Making the transition from traditional project management to agile involves changing the way the team views and prioritizes work. This change can be made easier with tools that provide gentle guidance when learning the fundamental tenets of agile. This will be a series of posts walking through each of the major personas on an agile team: product owners, scrum masters, and team members. Product owners – Product visionaries Product owners are the visionaries for the product. They work with

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