This is a guest blog post from Bjarki Óskarsson of TM Software makers of the Tempo Plugin. In today’s fast-­paced business world, many organizations face the challenges of having their teams distributed in different offices around the globe. Effective communication among teams is vital for a business to succeed, but geographical distances often make it difficult to keep everyone on the same page. Connecting distributed teams, regardless of time and place, is possible with the agile solutions

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It's not just development teams that have the choice to go agile – Every team can, especially a marketing team. Yesterday, two of our very own Atlassian Confluence product marketers, Matt Hodges and John Wetenhall, hosted a live webinar sharing Agile best practices for product marketing that they've learned over the years, including: Agile basics like sprint management and retrospectives Planning, communicating, and executing on quarterly goals Making the best use of JIRA, Confluence,

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Git the whole picture in JIRA

In October we introduced Atlassian's feature branching workflow – a simple and foolproof way to get started with Git branching for teams using JIRA, Stash, SourceTree, and Bamboo. The push-button branching keeps your branch names consistent with your JIRA issue, making it easy to organize and track your branches. Today, we are excited to bring even more to the Git table with the latest and greatest: the development panel in JIRA. Keep team leads, project managers, and product owners informed

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Evaluating JIRA Agile: JIRA Agile is for everyone

This article is part of a blog series! Part Title 1 Evaluating JIRA Agile – Product owners 2 Evaluating JIRA Agile – Scrum masters 3 Evaluating JIRA Agile – Team Members 4 Evaluating JIRA Agile – Everyone   Transitioning to agile is a journey for all teams. Fortunately, JIRA Agile has powerful tools for scrum and kanban teams that will help them optimize their journey to agile. JIRA Agile is deeply integrated in JIRA's powerful issue tracking

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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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