5 Confluence & JIRA add-ons your HR team will love

Many Atlassian customers don't realize there are loads of add-ons and integrations within our marketplace, including these 5 JIRA plug-ins an HR department can use to create a unique, customized central system for their team and processes. JIRA isn't just for software teams, because all teams need to plan, track, and collaborate on projects. We built JIRA Core to make JIRA simpler for all business teams, and these add-ons help tailor the HR experience.

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Portfolio for JIRA – product managers edition

There are a lot of stakeholders involved in the planning process, each with different needs, and as you'd expect, they all use Portfolio for JIRA differently. So, we're doing a series on Portfolio for JIRA 'across the team' to show you how different team members can use it, starting with product managers. (Check out for the development manager and project manager editions, too!) Product managers need reliable roadmaps As a product manager, you are the voice of the customer in product planning,

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Confluence performance: twice as fast in the cloud

We need tools that support the speed at which we work. Even a slight wait can throw you off your flow. Have you ever gotten impatient while waiting for, oh... I don't know... a Confluence page to load? So you pop over to Facebook (just for a sec – seriously!), and after chuckling over some pics of cats in Halloween costumes, you realize twenty minutes has gone by and you're on a sub-reddit you never knew existed, with no recollection of what you were working on. Not exactly ideal for productivity. One

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Who’s who in agile teams?

Agile teams are structurally different than their waterfall counterparts. Agile teams focus on the team itself, whereas waterfall teams often follow the structure of the organization. As I was learning scrum, one of the questions that kept coming to mind was, “How do development managers and scrum masters share responsibilities in the team?” Let's explore the answer to this question.

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