Archives for the tag: collaboration

Organize new Confluence spaces, fast!

This is a guest blog post from Gorka Puente, founder of Keinoby and maker of the Yoikee Creator and Share Attachments add-ons for Confluence. When you first get started with a wiki, one of the biggest challenges is how to organize your spaces and pages so that everyone in the company will start contributing content. Organizations beginning with Confluence frequently wonder whether to organize their spaces by product or by team and how to make sure that each space has a consistent structure. If

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Sharing knowledge at work can be tough. Employees are scattered across different departments and geographies, working on different projects, and constantly creating pockets of tribal knowledge, not to mention the expertise everyone brings from past experiences. Join us for a live, 30-minute presentation on June 4th from one of our customers and one of Atlassian's own collaboration experts. They'll show you how to use Confluence Questions, an internal question and answer (Q&A) platform,

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HipChat is now free for unlimited users

A year ago we made HipChat free for teams of five, and since then thousands of teams have learned how great chat can be. But we believe that teams of every size deserve the power of HipChat. So today, we’re excited to announce a new subscription plan that gives you unlimited HipChat users – for free. Here are the two ways to use HipChat: HipChat Basic (free): Group chat and 1-to-1 messaging for every person on your team, regardless of team size. HipChat Plus ($2/user/month): All

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I often get asked about how we use our own tools for software development here at Atlassian. Since it is fast becoming the norm to work as a distributed team at Atlassian, I thought I'd take a moment to share some of our experiences in working more efficiently across time zones and geographies. I'm highlighting FishEye and Crucible as we've spawned a new team in Gdansk over a year ago, so it's a good example of a distributed effort. 1. Release planning Planning begins when the Product Manager (PM)

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Everyone needs to ask questions and get answers at work to get their jobs done, but it can be difficult to get the answers you need. Imagine if it was as easy as Googling the minds of your co-workers. On Wednesday, we hosted a live webinar to show you how we share knowledge through questions and answers here at Atlassian using Confluence Questions. We heard from Jeremy Largman, Atlassian's "knowledge guru" and the founder of Atlassian Answers, and me, John Wetenhall, product marketing lead for

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During my time at Atlassian, many JIRA administrators have asked, "How do I share JIRA with external partners in my development process?". External partners can integrate alongside your internal teams with JIRA. This article targets external partners who fully engage in the development process. Collaborative teams or agencies that need to give clients visibility into the work stream can benefit from a shared instance of JIRA. I'm making an assumption that this JIRA instance is solely for working

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