In February, 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

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Ever since we launched JIRA Service Desk, we've been psyched to hear how our amazing customers are using it. How Friday Media Group implemented a single, global service desk Friday Media Group is the biggest independent media company in the UK. What started in 1975 as a local advertising paper to East Sussex now boasts a portfolio of over 80 websites generating 10 million monthly visitors – 20 percent of all UK internet users. Prior to JIRA Service Desk, agents used as many as four

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Today I'm excited to announce the availability of the new release burndown chart inside of JIRA Agile labs. The release burndown chart gives the team clear insight into the evolution of a release throughout its life cycle. It's every scrum software team's goal to deliver new features and optimizations to their customer base. Many software teams bucket chunks of work for a release into a version inside of JIRA. A version is a distinct piece of software that is shipped to customers. During development,

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Yellow Pages Group (YPG) is one of Canada's largest digital media companies. YPG's mission is to connect Canadian enterprises to local consumers by offering a full suite of print and digital products and services. When you think "yellow pages," you might envision the iconic phone directory that has served as the sole source of contact information for decades. However, today the company has expanded its offerings to include digital listing options as well, making YPG one of Canada's largest

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My life runs on JIRA – Sommelier edition

Nobody will ever accuse me of being a wine snob, what with my unsophisticated palate and refusal to spend over $30 per bottle. But I know what I like, and when I find something I like, I tend to grab a few bottles to have on hand. This has led to me to build up a modest little collection over the past few years. I don't have space for a proper wine rack to hold it, so everything is stored in cardboard boxes in my basement. This is nicely space efficient, but about as un-transparent as can be.

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Task management with Confluence and JIRA

Hey! Dan from the JIRA team here. I'd like to take a few moments to share how task management in Confluence relates to JIRA. Both products enable teams to collaborate using task management and distribution, but Confluence works well for smaller business teams whereas JIRA excels for larger projects and software teams. Getting from here to goal People rally around goals. For goals to be actionable we need to break them down into a set of tasks that bridge the gap from where we are to where we

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