Linchpin Enterprise News is an extension for Confluence and the Confluence-based intranet suite Linchpin that complements the system with professional features for broadcasting internal company news. Our development team has just released version 2.4 on the Atlassian Marketplace. The newest features include an improved overview of news releases, increased visibility for personal news subscriptions, personalized obligatory subscriptions, and performance enhancements to the cover stories macro.
Young programmers are the future of the industry! We donated brand-new notebooks to the students of Rudolf-Dietz Elementary so they now have their very own computer lab to explore the world of computer technology.
Users and customers want high-quality software that helps them to achieve their goals effectively and efficiently. It should run “smoothly,” and as “fast” and “bug-free” as possible. However, these obvious yet very general requirements are quite subjective and do not give a development team much to work with. It has to be more concrete, more specific. So, what does quality mean when it comes to software development? We will shed some light on that here.
The seventh year of our Tools4AgileTeams conference in Wiesbaden is starting to take shape! It’s scheduled for the 29 and 30 November and we’ve now opened the Call for Sessions! We are looking forward to receiving your proposals around the topic: Does culture eat your agile scaling strategy for breakfast?!
Our terrace is getting greener and greener! The beautiful vegetables which we’ve been growing as a team really are something to be proud of.
Who or what is my competition? Which product categories am I competing against? Could my own customer even be a potential competitor for the “job” at hand? Defining our “competitors” too narrowly does not provide a true reflection of the competitive landscape, nor does it help to explain why customers switch from one solution to another. So, how do we define our competitors accurately?
Employee initiative is a powerful source of internal motivation. Find out how it can be harnessed to invigorate corporate culture with the help of an existing intranet infrastructure and a bit of ingenuity.
Companies are up to their necks in internal emails and they want a system that will alleviate the clutter. The Atlassian systems promise exactly that: to reduce the amount of internal email. However, at the same time, Confluence, Jira & Co. are not exactly squeamish when it comes to sending automated email notifications. At first glance, this may seem to be contradictory, but in fact, the questions above miss the main point, because it is not about fewer emails, but instead about less work time spent on email.