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Watch the webinar: How we share knowledge at Atlassian with Confluence Questions

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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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March Question of the Month

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Every time a new person starts at Atlassian, they're assigned a buddy. This buddy is usually an Atlassian veteran, who is there to help the new hire settle in and feel comfortable during their first couple weeks at the company. They answer questions, introduce them to other Atlassians, and even get to treat the newcomer to a welcome lunch on the company dime! Our Talent department makes the buddy system really easy by posting tips and guidelines on Confluence for everyone to reference. For the

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If your company is like Atlassian, you have a Confluence space for every department where employees can go to get more information about the teams they work with. For example, you may have a HR space where employees can go to find information about benefits, paid leave, policies, etc. Or you may have a development space where software developers can go to learn about tooling and processes. These kinds of spaces often have a FAQ section that can get out of date quickly. With the latest release

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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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January Question of the Month: Productivity

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This is part of the Question of the Month series in which we highlight the many ways Atlassians use Confluence Questions. Read on for insight into Atlassian’s culture, values, and our newest collaboration tool, Confluence Questions. Keeping your New Year's resolutions is about as hard as keeping up with your email, which is to say, nearly impossible. What makes it so difficult? The next pressing thing usually takes precedence, and life – with all of its distractions, temptations, and excitement

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Inside Atlassian – How QA makes development faster

This post is part of a series of blogs on Atlassian QA. We will cover how the QA strategy has been implemented in different teams, the tools and techniques we use, and the personal experiences from members of the team. Traditionally, software QA is often seen as an impediment to software development; a necessary evil that gets in the way of delivering features to customers. QA time is dutifully scheduled on the project plan, but as deadlines get uncomfortably closer, it's the first item to be squeezed

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