111 Reasons why you need an Enterprise Wiki

At //SEIBERT/MEDIA, we’ve been working on a wiki for years. Through our day-to-day work as well as through dozens of enterprise wiki projects, we have experienced – thanks to innumerable different cases – how useful and valuable a wiki can be on a number of levels. Therefore, we believe it is high time to compress the arguments for a wiki into the limited space offered by tweets to make our points as efficiently as possible.

Tutorial: How to create a JIRA issue

Being introduced to JIRA can be intimidating and overwhelming. JIRA is a very powerful and complex task management and bug tracking system. However, the key functions are very simple and user friendly. Starting to work with JIRA issues is the best way to become familiar with this tool. In the following tutorial, Martin Seibert from //SEIBERT/MEDIA shows how create issues in JIRA and gives an overview of the configuration options.

JIRA Workflows: Convert tasks into systematic and transparent procedures

If measures for quality assurance and both internal and customer projects don’t run ideally and thus inefficiently, it is often due to a lack of established and binding workflows in task management. This article focuses on the use of JIRA and shows how JIRA can be used to convert all kinds of tasks into systematic and transparent procedures with the help of prototypical workflows. //SEIBERT/MEDIA is happy to provide you a JIRA test instance free of charge and without commitment, so you can learn about the following workflows and the diverse functions of JIRA.

Quality assurance: Automated front end tests with Selenium IDE

A form that issues an error message after completing is an annoyance for the user and doesn’t generate any requests. Or: An interactive feature suddenly no longer functions after maintenance work on the code. These and similar scenarios are well-known to web developers. Therefore, it is indispensable for solid high-quality web applications, to run an acceptance test on a regular basis and make use of systematic bug tracking.

Real integration: The interaction of JIRA, Stash and Bamboo

During the most recent meeting of the Atlassian Enterprise Clubs by //SEIBERT/MEDIA, Jens Schumacher, the Group Product Manager of Atlassian Dev-Tools in Sydney, was our guest for a couple of days. In an interview, he directly demonstrates the close links between JIRA, Stash and Bamboo – from issues over branches, pull-requests and tests until the successful, quality assured shipment of a change in the main codebase.

New on the Atlassian Marketplace: Microblogging for Confluence

Free download for your test environment

What started as a hackathon project at //SEIBERT/MEDIA, has become an alpha version that is available on the Atlassian Marketplace. The plugin Microblogging for Confluence is the first mircoblog extension for Atlassian’s social collaboration platform and therefore a solution that allows a seamless and direct information exchange with the team within the wiki – without leaving Confluence.

Are Trello and Basecamp JIRA Alternatives?

In this video podcast, Martin Seibert and Alex Boerger discuss Trello and Basecamp as JIRA alternatives in the enterprise. In the beginning, they give a brief introduction and overview of the functionality and best practice of each product. The discussion shows that each product has its own market and the usage depends on your use case. If you are a small team of up to 5 people, Basecamp and Trello might be a good choice. But for bigger companies, with different and more complex projects, JIRA is the only way to make you happy.

Atlassian tools used for internal organization at //SEIBERT/MEDIA: Confluence, JIRA, HipChat

//SEIBERT/MEDIA is one of the biggest Atlassian Experts Partners worldwide. And of course we intensely use Atlassian tools for our internal organization. In the following video our colleagues Martin Seibert and Alex Boerger demonstrate first conceptual and later directly in the system what roles Confluence, JIRA and HipChat play in our digital communication, how the tools are connected to each other and how they support coordination, teamwork and productivity.

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