This article is part of a blog series! Part Title 1 Yes Virginia, even agile teams roadmap! 2 Moving from roadmaps to requirements 3 Deliver well: requirements to deployment   Give context to your teams Roadmapping has always been a dirty word in agile circles. In some ways it feels inherently waterfall to plan a 6, 12, or 18 month roadmap for the team. I'm here to tell you that roadmapping is a good thing. It gives the organization context and shared direction

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The all-new control chart makes it easy for teams to better understand their delivery pipeline to help optimize their process. It highlights differences in estimate and delivery time so that the team can continually make better estimates and deliver more reliably. Today we're going to explore how it can help your team, but if you haven't read the overview article on new control chart yet, start there. 1. Dig into your data! The new control chart is interactive, which makes it easier to dig into

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I'm excited to announce the release of a new version of the control chart into JIRA Agile Labs. Why am I so excited? The control chart provides insight into day-to-day operations, so scrum and kanban teams can easily spot long-running issues for better flow. The new control chart is interactive, so digging into the details couldn't be easier. JIRA 6.2 enabled new visibility across the development process; branches, commits, pull requests, builds, and deployments.  These new reports make it clearer

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New JIRA Agile reports coming to Labs!

The JIRA Agile team is working on new features that will give teams better insights into their culture and will make retrospectives more data driven. The development team here at Atlassian will be releasing new and updated reports inside of JIRA Agile. These reports will help agile teams understand and make positive change to their agile process. Reports can give teams valuable insights into areas of accomplishment and improvement for your team. Let's take a look at the skeleton of one of our

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Software has revolutionized the way teams work together in the marketplace. Effective software teams have learned the art of scaling collaboration without thrash across the organization. The best teams have mastered the discipline of issue tracking as it's the backbone for healthy collaboration. Atlassian seeks to tighten the cycle from concept to launch so that teams can deliver innovation faster. JIRA integrates with GitHub deeply to make teams more productive with best in class issue tracking. Issue

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Managing Inventory in JIRA: A Plugin Approach

You might have read our recent series on asset management with JIRA. This guest blog post from Tuncay Senturk of Snapbytes describes how you can use the Inventory Plugin for JIRA to quickly and easily get started with asset management in JIRA. Tuncay Senturk is the creator of the JIRA Enhancer Plugin, Twitter Plugin for JIRA, Time to SLA Plugin for JIRA and Stateoscope add-ons for JIRA. Why inventories? The primary challenge of inventory management is simple: As organizations grow,

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