Tools4AgileTeams Conference 2019: Early bird tickets now available

T4AT 2019 is already rearing its head and our organization team has already taken its first steps: we’ve set the date, organized the new venue, and we’re already taking bookings for early bird tickets. Tools4AgileTeams 2019 will take place on November 21 and 22. You should get your tickets soon: even with our increased capacity this year we’re anticipating another sold-out crowd!

Is Jira trapped in your IT and development teams? (Part 1)

Technical teams in many companies work happily and successfully with Jira – but software that has a reputation for being a development system is not normally something which the Average Joe can also use for their work. When such a person starts working with Jira for the first time, they may be a little overwhelmed by the depth of the system’s many features and functions. Nevertheless, we and many of our customers use Jira with completely different teams and company departments. The advantages of Jira are not limited to just our technical teams. You can clearly see the advantages that Jira brings to all sorts of teams when you focus on its ability to be transparent, its visualizations and how it inspires collaboration rather than technical integration.

Linchpin Theme 2.13: Hide dashboard features, more flexible design customization, audit log integration, and more

Linchpin dashboard with a custom image background

With Linchpin Theme you can easily customize Confluence to fit your unique company design, no coding required. Not only can you customize your Confluence instance theme, but also your Confluence-based extranet systems or even give individual spaces in your instances their own design. Using Linchpin Theme in this way helps you to better visually integrate Confluence into your existing tool landscape. Our development team has just delivered Linchpin Theme Version 2.13. In this article we’ll take a look at the new features this version has to offer.

True integration – How Jira, Bitbucket and Bamboo work together

Although this demonstration was from several years go, it is still relevant today. And in fact, Atlassian’s expanded tool suite have only been more tightly integrated! Atlassian’s tools ensure they work well together, achieving a seamless integration of ticket and tracking systems, continuous integration servers and repository management systems.

Back in 2014, we hosted Jens Schumacher, then the group product manager for Atlassian’s development tools in Sydney for a few days. We captured this demonstration where he showed us how Jira, Stash and Bamboo work together – from issues to branches, pull requests and tests, to a successful quality-checked release of a change made to the main code base.

Let’s have a look at how Atlassian’s tools were integrated all those years ago!

The Decision Tree model: Making decisions with a current development project as an example

At //SEIBERT/MEDIA we have introduced an adapted version of the Decision Tree model by Susan Scott to make decision structures in a complex environment more transparent and straightforward. But how does it work in practice? This post looks at the model in practice using the development of our social intranet suit Linchpin as an example.

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