Chances are, your marketing team manages blog projects on spreadsheets. You probably track who is working on it, what state it's in, when it's going to be published, what it's about, how it fits into larger marketing campaigns... And that's just the stuff you're concerned with before it's published. It'll come as no surprise that Atlassian's marketing team uses JIRA Core, Confluence, and HipChat to keep our blogs running smoothly. So today I'm going to get all meta with a blog about how we use JIRA Core, including some example workflows, to track our blogs.

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Continuous delivery is both part of the agile recipe and a great revealer of inefficiencies. Moreover, in order to reap the benefits of agile, you need to be agile through all phases of the software development lifecycle. Iterative planning and development don't count for much if your user stories and bug fixes languish in a repository for weeks on end before stakeholders and customers ever get a look at them.

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Switch Communications is a San Francisco based company whose mission is to provide cloud-based business communications systems for the fastest growing, most innovative companies in the world. Switch.co recently found that their project management software wasn't fully supporting their software development process. The most glaring pain point was bug reporting, and they needed a single source of truth for their documentation. “People didn't know how to report bugs, and we needed a better

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Start real-time planning with live plans in Portfolio for JIRA

Live Plans is a new type of real-time planning experience in Portfolio for JIRA. By loading data dynamically from JIRA Software, Live Plans lets you plan in real time and be assured that everything is always up to date. We invite you to try out the new Live Plans feature and pioneer the experience with us.

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At Atlassian, we strive to bridge the gap between software and marketing by using the same tools: JIRA Software and JIRA Core. That is, both teams collaborate in the same JIRA instance so our marketing team is aware of what the software team is up to, and vice versa. This breaks down walls between teams, and everyone stays informed and in sync. Marketing teams know if a product is on time and can manage their tasks and timelines, and software teams can provide updates while staying focused on their work. Read more about what's possible, and how a global admin can help these two teams get in sync using JIRA Core and JIRA Software.

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Cue the music for one of JIRA Software’s new permissions: manage sprints. Learn more about permissions and how they function behind the scenes to affect every member of your team. Plus, get an overview of how manage sprint permissions bring simplicity to planning and tracking work, remove overhead, and minimize risk for everyone – no more single points of failure and instead an environment in which the entire team can be more agile.

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