Confluence Data Center is available now!

Today, Confluence is joining JIRA in offering the Data Center deployment option. Data Center was designed to meet the needs of our largest customers providing the performance at scale, high availability and instant scalability they need for business critical applications. Talking with our largest customers, we've learned that as Confluence adoption grows within an organization, teams become more dependent on it to share and find information, collaborate with each other, and get work done. If

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5 tips for great code reviews

In almost every organization, team members collaborate to get work done. Software teams typically transition issues between people for different functions like code development, code review, and testing (even if they are all on the same team). When transitioning an issue from one team member to another it’s important to minimize the amount of ramp up required for the receiver to fully understand the issue. Transferring issues can be extremely expensive as it requires time from not only one,

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Confluence Data Center Webinar Recap

This is the final installment of our Enterprise Offerings webinar series. If you would like to learn more and view recordings of the previous webinars in this series, click here. Last week, Atlassian hosted the final webinar in its Enterprise Offerings series, "Confluence Data Center: Scaling Collaboration Across the Enterprise." The Confluence Data Center beta was recently announced, along with our other enterprise offerings. While Confluence Data Center is coming soon, Premier Support, Technical

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As teams transition to an agile development workflow, many struggle with how to adapt traditional testing methods in an agile culture. Teams are often forced to trade off the quality of their product against the speed of shipping. At Atlassian, we've pioneered a different approach, known as Quality Assistance. Instead of creating a separate test team to hold responsibility for quality, a small team of Quality Assistance engineers evangelizes and coaches sustainable testing methods across the

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This is the second of a two-part blog series about creating team and project spaces in Confluence. You can find the first part here. Let's pick up where we left off in the last blog post. At Atlassian, the answer to the title of this blog post, is ‘both’. We primarily dedicate spaces to a team – we have spaces for our marketing team, development team, and HR team. But some projects are HUGE and require their own space, too, so we have a number of spaces dedicated to bigger projects

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JIRA 6.3: Untangle Development

Software teams can now easily implement development best practices and world-class project tracking at the same time. JIRA 6.3 is more tightly integrated with Stash and Bitbucket for teams using Git and Crucible for teams using Subversion, Perforce, and Mercurial. JIRA automatically updates issues the moment development of an issue is complete. We've also enhanced reporting in JIRA Agile to give the entire team an end to end view of the project allowing for more data-driven decisions. Combined with

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