There’s no better way to get the biggest bang for your buck than by giving yourself and your team the skills to use Atlassian products to their fullest potential. With Atlassian University, you can take your knowledge and skills to the next level with official Atlassian training, certification, and thought leadership resources. Our product experts have developed a series of courses to help you explore and apply the latest Atlassian features and industry best practices and ultimately be more successful with the products you rely on.

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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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