Archives for the tag: team collaboration

Collaborate with your team using a wiki

We know. If you're not familair with using a wiki, the first thing you think of is probably Wikipedia. If that's not the first thing, then it's probably "WTF is a wiki?" Often known to be used by technical teams, wiki software is diverse, powerful and extremely useful for facilitating online collaboration. Why a wiki and why Confluence Confluence has come along way from it's humble begginings as advanced wiki software aimed at helping technical teams document and collaborate around work online.

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7 new year’s resolutions for team collaboration in 2014

The new year is a time for new beginnings and fresh starts. It's the reason your gym is so crowded with people you've never seen before. Here are a couple resolutions you should consider making with your team so you can work better together in 2014. 1. Centralize your team's information Regardless of what team you're on at your organization – development, marketing, sales, HR – you create, share, and discuss information with your teammates every day to get your job done. Information comes

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We make countless decisions every day at work. Most decisions aren't easy since they often require input from multiple stakeholders. Think about how you normally make decisions at work - do long meetings, endless email threads, and numerous interruptions ring a bell? They all have pitfalls. Productive teams leverage collective knowledge to reach decisions without wasting time. We've identified the best-practices for effective decision-making and built a Blueprint so your team can benefit from them. Make

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Bamboo 5 Bridges the Dev-Ops Divide!

The arm-chair historian in me loves digging into the great rivalries the world has known over the years. Hatfields vs. McCoys. Elizabeth I vs. Mary Queen of Scots. Coke vs. Pepsi. Maybe what makes these epic struggles so fascinating is the fact that we software makers live in a world of (admittedly more banal) tug-of-wars every day–which is exactly what inspired our bold new vision for Bamboo 5. Today we are delighted to introduce deployment projects: harnessing the power of continuous delivery

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Releasing the DevOps Way pt. 1: Team Communication

Humans have been making software for a surprisingly long time: from the proto-software devised to decrypt Enigma-encoded transmissions in the 1940s, to the read-only program controlling the decent of Apollo lunar modules, to the dizzying array of apps we carry in our pockets and purses today. But throughout the computer-age revolution, one thing that hasn't changed is the need to deliver software so it can be put into use. Today, this means updating your production environment, and/or making an

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DevOps & Distributed Teams

Soon after joining Atlassian about 18 months ago, it was clear that this is a DevOps-minded crew. Not that there's any coordinated effort around this. It's simply a group of people dedicated to continuously improving the ways we work in our respective expertise, and the ways we work together across teams. Last month, we launched the DevOps Dojo - a website sharing our thoughts on the cultural and technical aspects of adopting the DevOps way of developing software. We're far from having it all

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