Collecting and responding to user feedback is what makes agile software development lean. This relationship creates a constant need to release early and develop with users in mind. As a result, user feedback is crucial to understanding how to add value to a product. Learn why feedback collection and early user involvement was such an important decision to the JIRA mobile team, how this set them up for success in a mobile world, and how feedback fits into the lifecycle of any software product.

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The wait is over. Portfolio for JIRA 2.0 is here!

Portfolio for JIRA 2.0 has arrived, featuring a new integration with JIRA Software. The new integration means you can say goodbye to manually tracking progress and status using disconnected tools like spreadsheets. Now, your team's work in JIRA will automatically roll up into Portfolio so you can get visibility across all teams and projects at a glance. By loading data dynamically from JIRA Software, you can plan in real time and everything will always be up to date. Read more!

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When you think of an API, you probably don't picture a bunch of drawings on a whiteboard. But exactly one year ago, our plans for HipChat Connect were just that. In a year this idea evolved through several stages and finally made it to public GA with over 30 partners. We've learned a lot about shipping and partnership in the process, and we hope what we've learned will be helpful to other software development teams like yours.

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Today we're pleased to announce that JIRA Software Cloud is now available in 3 new languages: Portuguese, Korean, and Russian. Over the past three years JIRA Software has seen tremendous growth around the globe, including incredible 35% year-over-year growth in Russia and South Korea and over 50% year-over-year growth in Brazil. To further empower software teams in these three countries to release higher quality software faster, we've translated JIRA into Portuguese, Korean, and Russian to provide a native product experience.

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Can agile methodologies used to deliver products really help marketers in delivering campaigns? We think the answer is yes. In today's world of constant customer feedback, marketers must be able to adjust their plans based on what's trending in digital and social media. And with that, they need a better way to manage their marketing projects. That is why many are looking at agile marketing and methods such as scrum and kanban, to help.

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