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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3 ways to get more from JIRA and Confluence

This is a guest post from Remie Bolte of CollabSoft, an Atlassian Expert and developer of 10 add-ons on the Atlassian Marketplace. In my time as a software developer, I have worked with a number of traditional software teams that made the move to agile development and switched to JIRA to track their work. That transition requires teams to reeducate themselves for a new methodology, so I've read many of the books and blog posts, attended the training sessions, and listened to the agile coaches. In

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Extending the JIRA Automation plugin

For information on what the JIRA Automation plugin is, and how it can help you, please read the first part of my article, Why Atlassian support uses the JIRA Automation plugin. Open for extension: Write your own triggers and actions! The automation plugin is fully extensible in the sense that you can easily create your own triggers and actions in your plugins. Here's a small example of creating an action to update a reporter's profile. Whole source can be found here. This action is very useful

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