Archives for the tag: Agile

Introducing JIRA Software for iPhone

JIRA Software for iPhone keeps one curated feed of all your most important projects and work items at your fingertips. So whether you're grabbing breakfast or waiting in the doctor's office, ensuring that everything is still on track is as easy as scrolling through a feed on your iPhone. And, whenever you return to your desk you can immediately jump on the next item in your backlog, instead of catching up on conversations and work that occurred while you were away.

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A story map is a visual representation of the journey a customer takes with a product, including activities and tasks they complete. Agile teams create the story map in a collaborative session to ensure they have a shared understanding of the customer and their desired outcomes. Today I'll show you the basics of user story mapping and why it’s a worthwhile endeavour for your agile team.

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Agile software development supports a release plan, but it's challenging to coordinate that on a multi-team level when you've got a lot of dependencies between teams. Rosetta Stone, a language learning technology company, found a solution to this challenge by bringing their entire development organization together about once per quarter to map out 10 to 12 weeks of work. And last week, I was lucky enough to watch how they do this at their 5th program increment planning (dubbed "PI5"). Here's how it worked.

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Our twitter chat has now ended! For a recap, check out the questions and answers on the #AskJIRABB hashtag, and stay tuned for more events to come. Are you a JIRA Software or Bitbucket user? How about an Agile fan or Git enthusiast? We're looking at you. To honor one of Atlassian's core values, Don't *%# the customer, we want you to use us as a resource. Today, Atlassian's Product managers and developer advocates will unite to give your team the leg up on any JIRA Software/Bitbucket, Git or agile

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Using both JIRA Software and Portfolio for JIRA, teams can see whether the day-to-day work they're doing maps directly to the company's overall strategy. But people often ask me "well, what happens in Portfolio for JIRA and what happens in JIRA Software?". So I decided to throw together a quick diagram to show you how they fit together.

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We recently conducted a survey to assess and evaluate the latest software development trends amongst our customer base and more than 1,300 people weighed in. While most of our insights are focused on process, one thing stood out to us that we wanted to dig deeper into: 80% of respondents said the average development team in their org had 10 or fewer members. Here are our thoughts on why that's happening, and the advantages small teams enjoy.

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