We're heading to eight cities to connect with you and talk about what makes for a truly kick-ass team. What are the methods, behaviors, and tools that make your team uniquely dynamic? We'll share some of our best practices and product roadmaps, and then facilitate group conversations among local Atlassian users to highlight how they use our tools to collaborate and deliver great software. Meet members of our JIRA, Confluence, and Dev Tools product teams, and join other local Atlassian users for

Continue reading »

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,

Continue reading »

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

Continue reading »

Yesterday, 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 was a huge

Continue reading »

Feed your wallboard

Any agile coach (except perhaps Chet Rong) will tell you that there are a few critical keys to doing agile right: Don't depend on email and spreadsheets; collaborate on work with an issue tracker. A short daily stand-up is important to keep everyone up to date on progress and identify dependencies. Display all critical team information on a highly visible wallboard, so nothing gets missed. The Atlassian Marketplace team relies on our wallboard to display the important shared information,

Continue reading »

Y U NO have more emoticons? Bid now!

If you're reading this, you likely use and love HipChat. Sure, we let you communicate in real time with team members all over the world, but HipChat does more than that. Our emoticons allow you to connect and bond with your team members by conveying tone (in our case, it's usually sarcasm) that would be missing from text alone. HubSpot listed our universal emoticons in the post Easter Eggs: 13 of the Internet’s Best Hidden Gems HipChat natively supports over 150 universal emoticons. However,

Continue reading »