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Agile maturity – An introduction to enterprise agility

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This guest post from Damon Poole, Chief Agilist at the Eliassen Group, is the first in a Do Agile Right mini-series about about agile maturity. Damon’s 22 years of software experience spans from small co-located teams all the way up to global development organizations with hundreds of teams. Damon has spoken at numerous conferences including Atlassian Summit 2013. Introducing the Enterprise Agility Maturity Matrix It is hard to manage what you can’t measure. A common problem in Enterprise

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A team of 11 Atlassians is headed to Cambodia to further our efforts in rebuilding education there. This is the first post in our series on the Atlassian Foundation's contributions to Room to Read in Cambodia. Read more in the series here. Challenges for girls and education in Cambodia If you're reading this post, you most likely have had access to both a primary and secondary education, and are presumably aware of your basic human rights. This is not the case for many young girls living in

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Atlassian Foundation in Cambodia: An introduction

A team of 11 Atlassians is headed to Cambodia to further our efforts in rebuilding education there. This is the first post in our series on the Atlassian Foundation's contributions to Room to Read in Cambodia. Check back soon for more posts. The Atlassian Foundation in Cambodia It's hard to believe it's been almost five years since Atlassian first raised $100,000 for Room to Read. Since that time, we've formalized our starter license model and given more than $2.5 million to Room to Read, our

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Introducing Chet Rong: the world’s worst agile coach

Learning to Do Agile Right For many organizations, transitioning to a fully agile workflow can be a long journey. I've met a lot of people during my tenure here at Atlassian – customers and non-customers alike – who are on the path to becoming more agile in their workflow, and I always tell them that they have great rewards in store for their troubles. Agile teams can more readily respond to change, and better track the needs of their customers. This is why we have launched a new site to help

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New webinar – “Git Branching for Agile Teams”

Moving to Git opens up a whole new level of agility for software teams. Freed from the clunky code freezes and monolithic mega-merges that plague centralized version control, developers can isolate work in progress and build in narrow vertical slices with ease. Branching is so painless with Git that many teams are making new branches for each user story or bug fix they implement. This model is quickly becoming the new gold standard for agile teams – and for good reason! Thursday November 21st

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