Everyone wants to work at a place with a great culture. But corporate culture is a bit of a fuzzy concept and it takes a dedicated effort from someone. In thinking through how culture is created, we sat down with Adrian Mason to pick his brain about how he got the inspiration to lead a unique Atlassian office tradition.

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Let’s say your engineering team has gone agile. They work in sprints, collaborate, and are building a lot of great features. But there’s just one catch: you still have to wait for the release train to leave the station, and customers aren’t getting value fast enough. At Atlassian, we've discovered some best practices for building products, DevOps style. Let’s start with feedback; because no matter the product, your success is solely based on your users.

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In this guest post, Chief Product Architect at Wittified Daniel Wester talks about testing, automation, and infrastructure, and ways to maximize investment in automated testing, while minimizing cost of infrastructure. Wittified has an award-winning add-on portfolio that includes administrator favorites like Delegated Project Admin Pro, Delegated Project Creator, CallCenter for JIRA Service Desk, and the Announcer series.

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Even when your teams are agile, there's still a need to plan ahead. However, it can be hard to balance the day-to-day of completing your team's sprint with the added pressure of having to plan for what's next. Knowing that JIRA Software is the place where teams manage their everyday work, we've built Portfolio for JIRA specifically to let our JIRA customers take planning a step further. See how you can use Portfolio for JIRA to blend product roadmaps into sprint planning, keep on top of dependencies,

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For nearly a decade, Atlassian customers from around the globe have come together to network, learn, and share ideas at local user groups. Today more than 10,000 people participate in Atlassian user groups, in over 25 countries. The ever-growing popularity of Atlassian User Groups speaks to the power of shared knowledge and best practices, as well as to the fun of the Atlassian community. Want to join in the awesome? Here are the essential deets about the world of Atlassian user groups and five things we think you'll love about them.

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