How to build a kick-ass agile team

Despite sharing common values, there is no formula for the perfect agile team. Some implement scrum while others use kanban. Agile purists prefer co-located teams, but business realities sometimes necessitate distributing an agile team across geographies. Most agile teams possess all the required skills, but sometimes it's necessary to call on specialists for specific work. So how do you know whether your team is on the path to greatness? Read on.

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Conducting an interview is not an exam, it's a collaboration. As interviewers, we are not trying to assess how well a candidate handles interview pressure. There are a few things we as interviewers can do to help bring interviewees back from the edge of hyperventilation. It starts with putting ourselves back in their seat and adopting an empathetic mindset for their experience.

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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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This year’s 8th annual Atlassian Summit is October 10 - 13 in sunny San Jose, CA, and is gearing up to be our biggest event ever. Join thousands of Atlassian users, partners, and thought leaders for four jam-packed days of learning, inspiration, and fun. Whether you’re using one, or all, of our Atlassian products, are a brand new customer or a seasoned veteran, there is something at Summit for you. Visit the Summit website to register, view all sessions & training courses, and more. Here's

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Bitbucket Data Center is a next generation Git solution. Whether you're burning the midnight oil at a startup or starting a new project within a larger organization, we want to be part of your Git journey. To do that, we need to be there from the start. That's why Bitbucket Data Center now offers source code collaboration for professional teams, across any distance, whether your team is small or large. Keep reading to learn more about what Bitbucket Data Center can offer any team.

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Confluence allows you to create and organize any kind of content, like training material. Having everything within your company’s own space allows you to customize this content to your team’s needs and make any necessary adjustments as things change. Here are some ways to make training a success in your company:

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