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It's not just development teams that have the choice to go agile – Every team can, especially a marketing team. Yesterday, two of our very own Atlassian Confluence product marketers, Matt Hodges and John Wetenhall, hosted a live webinar sharing Agile best practices for product marketing that they've learned over the years, including: Agile basics like sprint management and retrospectives Planning, communicating, and executing on quarterly goals Making the best use of JIRA, Confluence,

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Track code changes in JIRA issues for Subversion, Perforce and more

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It has always been a huge priority for Atlassian to bridge the gap between code and issues, and make teams more productive. The newest release of  JIRA 6.2, with integrations into FishEye and Crucible 3.3, does just that by boosting the traceability between issues and source. The development panel in JIRA will give you all the source details from your repositories for Subversion, Perforce, Mercurial and more. Try it now Development status of your issues at a glance Does this issue have commits?

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Our recent webinar featuring product rock stars Jens Schumacher and Ken Olofsen gave a great overview of git workflows. Branching workflows go from bare and simple, to complex, robust, and defensive. What is the level of complexity and safeguard needed by your organization? This post covers the compromise between nimbleness and robustness, with some guidelines to choose your own git adventure and lessons learned inside Atlassian. The aim of this article is to give you the insight and

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Git the whole picture in JIRA

In October we introduced Atlassian's feature branching workflow – a simple and foolproof way to get started with Git branching for teams using JIRA, Stash, SourceTree, and Bamboo. The push-button branching keeps your branch names consistent with your JIRA issue, making it easy to organize and track your branches. Today, we are excited to bring even more to the Git table with the latest and greatest: the development panel in JIRA. Keep team leads, project managers, and product owners informed

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5 Steps to launching a thriving Q&A Community

This article is for people wanting to deploy an internal question and answer community for employee knowledge sharing. Enterprise Q&A communities are growing in popularity as companies are replacing forums, bulletin boards, and mailing lists with a more natural question and answer format popularized by sites like Quora and Stack Overflow. Imagine having a self-governing community of engaged employees answering each others' questions, solving problems, and sharing new ideas! Launching

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#JIRAHelpsMe: Meet the winners!

Last month, we announced the #JIRAHelpsMe contest. We asked JIRA users to tweet what JIRA helps them do with the hashtag #JIRAHelpsMe for a chance to win iPad minis and free t-shirts! We had a blast reading through all the things JIRA helps our customers do. Here are some of our favorite tweets: #JIRAHelpsMe maintain my sanity at work. #jirahelpsme http://t.co/75d6kj02Rq — Kevin Murphy (@kevin_j_m) January 8, 2014  #jirahelpsme help others manage work all over the organization - from

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