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This is the first blog of a two-part blog series about requirements documentation in an agile world. One of the exciting things I get to do as part of being a Product Manager at Atlasssian is talk to a lot of customers about how they build software. I hear about what works for them and the challenges faced by teams as they journey on their mission to build great products. One of the obstacles which often comes up is regarding the tension teams face with documentation in an agile world, particularly

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In my experience with Confluence, there are a plethora of pages I want to keep up with; some I already know about, others I don't know about, and the rest I don't know that I don't know about (Say that ten times fast).  Despite my best efforts to correct information deficit, I still miss out on important discussions and updates on Confluence. That's where the new 'Watch' button comes in.  You can now choose to focus your attention on a single page or oversee all pages within a space.  This

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Announcing the Winners of Codegeist 2013!

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We wrapped up the seventh iteration of Atlassian's add-on development contest, Codegeist, a few weeks ago. The contest ran from February 1 to May 31 and saw our developer ecosystem contribute close to 100 completely new add-ons to the Atlassian Marketplace. Devs could build whatever type of add-on they wanted–plugin, integration, client, mobile app, or anything else they could think of. The new add-ons cover the range of Atlassian products, from JIRA to Bamboo. More money was up for grabs

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Get in the zone with distraction free editing

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The Distraction free editor add-on has been updated based on customer feedback. The toolbar is now accessible when in distraction-free mode, but takes up significantly less editor real estate. We've also made DFE a persistent setting. If you save a page while the DFE is on, the next edit you do will take you straight into it. Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Youtube, Email and the guy who likes to tap you on the shoulder whenever he has a question. Work is full of distractions that often keep us from

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Five Confluence features beginners will love

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Prior to joining Atlassian on the Confluence Marketing team, I had never used Confluence, so I understand what it's like to learn it from scratch. There are tons of useful features for any kind of Confluence user that I'm still learning, but I found concentrating on a few basics helped me get comfortable quickly. 1. Keep track of Pages with Favorites I quickly realized that there are a few Confluence spaces and pages I visit often, like the Marketing space and my team's page. There are other pages

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