Introducing Agile Ready from Atlassian

We're excited to announce the launch of Atlassian's newest solution, Agile Ready! Agile Ready is a package of Atlassian products - JIRA, JIRA Agile, Confluence and Confluence Team Calendars - that gives customers the tools they need to better plan, track, and measure software development success. From requirements building to sprint planning to reporting, we've got your agile planning needs covered.   Better requirements = happier developers Capturing customer feedback and shaping

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Deliver well: requirements to deployment

This article is part of a blog series! Part Title 1 Yes Virginia, even agile teams roadmap! 2 Moving from roadmaps to requirements 3 Deliver well: requirements to deployment   Prioritizing requirements using epics and versions Now that we have all of the requirements as user stories for a particular feature inside of JIRA, it's time to start work. When we did the import of issues from Confluence, we linked each user

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This article is part of a blog series! Part Title 1 Yes Virginia, even agile teams roadmap! 2 Moving from roadmaps to requirements 3 Deliver well: requirements to deployment   If you're still with me after my agile heresy, Yes Virginia, even agile teams roadmap!, then I'd like to move down to the next level of the project planning process: requirements. In our roadmap, features are organized into themes that represent a significant enhancement to one of our

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HipChat video and screen sharing are here

HipChat 1-to-1 video chat and screen sharing have arrived. Start a video chat and share your screen with anyone on your team. Here's what we've got waiting for you in our latest release: Start and receive 1-to-1 video or audio calls Share your screen with co-workers A sweet new logo Please note: If you're currently using HipChat under our Free for 5 plan, you'll be able to try video and screen sharing free for 30 days. After that, you'll need to upgrade to a paid account to keep using

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Case study: How Audi builds luxury vehicles with JIRA

Audi is a German automobile manufacturer known for its luxury designs. Audi's company ethos is "Vorsprung durch technik" or "Progress through technology."  Audi has a goal: to become the world's number one automobile manufacturer in the premium segment by 2020. To get there, they're using JIRA and Confluence. Audi employs thousands of engineers, designers, software developers, and QA teams across the world. But while Audi's offices span the globe, its main research and development (R&D)

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This article is part of a blog series! Part Title 1 Yes Virginia, even agile teams roadmap! 2 Moving from roadmaps to requirements 3 Deliver well: requirements to deployment   Give context to your teams Roadmapping has always been a dirty word in agile circles. In some ways it feels inherently waterfall to plan a 6, 12, or 18 month roadmap for the team. I'm here to tell you that roadmapping is a good thing. It gives the organization context and shared direction

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