4 features you asked for from JIRA Software

Since our early days, we've encouraged customers to share feedback and suggestions for improving JIRA Software through our feature request site. The JIRA Software team recently closed out some of the highest voted requests (more than 1,200 votes in total!) as part of the latest JIRA Software 7.2 release, including a few that you've been patiently waiting on for some time. Here are the top requests we've addressed.

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Email has stood the test of time. While new technologies pop up every day, 91% of consumers check their email at least once a day and report it as their preferred channel for marketing messages. This is great news for an email marketer, who is always thinking about how to reach customers through email campaigns. But, email marketing can be tricky. You have to be cautious about how you much email you send, who you're sending it to, and when you're sending it. And it can be difficult to stem the

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Group video chat & screen sharing: coming to a HipChat near you

Remember the last time a discussion really got going in HipChat? Someone probably wrote, “I bet we could hash this out in 5 minutes if we talked face-to-face.” So you either scheduled a meeting or you flipped over to Skype, Google Hangouts, or your company’s conference-bridge-of-choice. Invariably, the conversation lost momentum. The new HipChat video platform solves this problem, putting group video chat and screen sharing right where your team is already collaborating, your rooms.

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Kanban is a leaner agile development methodology. In our blogs about Portfolio for JIRA, we’ve focused heavily on scrum methodology, but lately we’ve been getting more questions about how kanban can be planned in Portfolio for JIRA. Because no matter what agile framework your team uses, Portfolio for JIRA can forecast a realistic roadmap for your product or project. So let's see how you can set up and plan your kanban teams.

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