3 Quick tricks in the new GreenHopper

We recently added a couple of new features to GreenHopper that are designed to help you move faster than ever. They may be small, but they're powerful. These tricks will have you navigating your backlog faster than ever. Check out three features in the new GreenHopper: Issue flagging Keyboard shortcuts for modes Resizable issue detail view 1. Flag your issues In the same way you might star an important email, you can now flag the issues that really matter. Flagged issues are highlighted

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Atlassian at Agile 2013!

Howdy Y'all! It's Dan here from the JIRA team. I wanted to let everyone know that Atlassian will be at the Agile 2013 conference in Nashville. We are looking forward to meeting everyone at one of the hottest Agile events in North America. We've got a couple of great reasons for you to swing by our booth at the Agile conference.  We will have a number of people from both Sydney and San Francisco who are excited to share in the latest innovations around Agile development. There will be people from

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Profile photos matter!

Work, social? Software today is becoming increasingly social. At first, applications like MySpace and Facebook defined social media and social networking.  Social networks forged new norms about how we communicate and work together. Because of that, many applications are now including social features to enhance the interaction between people through the software. The other side effect of increasingly social software is that we become more visible across the organization. Features like activity

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The Tip of the Month, brought to you by Atlassian University, is a monthly series to help master Atlassian tools. Products are more fun to use when you know all the tricks. Understanding Filtering in GreenHopper and JIRA Sometimes we need to bring out our inner nerd to solve problems.  Sound cool?  Then this tip of the month is for you!  GreenHopper allows you to organize issues in your agile development program in an Agile board.  Let's take a minute to see how JIRA and GreenHopper focus

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Managing a Product Backlog with Ease (3/3)

This article is part of a blog series! Part Title 1 Organizing your backlog 2 Prioritizing work 3 Handing off to engineering   In the last post, we outlined how Josh Devenny, one of the JIRA PM's uses GreenHopper to prioritize work for the team. He works closely with the development team to ensure the team works on the most important issues first, and is sensitive to feedback from the dev team on their status and concerns. The development team uses a

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Managing a Product Backlog with Ease (2/3)

This article is part of a blog series! Part Title 1 Organizing your backlog 2 Prioritizing work 3 Handing off to engineering   I got a number of comments on the blog post titled Managing a product backlog with ease. Because there were several key questions around the larger workflow and how the product managers interact with engineering, I wanted to do a follow-up blog post on that side of the process. The JIRA team is quite a large team, divided into smaller

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