In JIRA, companies manage their projects, epics, user stories and detailed tasks. Requirements are translated into concrete tickets that can be assigned and processed. Dependencies are shown here. Project progress is measured and evaluated with JIRA.
Confluence has also had tasks and tasks lists for several years. On this topic, someone contacted us a while ago on Twitter:
I wonder when you should use Confluence’s task lists instead of JIRA?
A social intranet can greatly contribute to being better, more efficient and more effective – but a crucial question which, unfortunately, is not very often answered, is: Why should we all work better, more efficiently and more effectively? What is the reasoning behind this? Or what should be the reason?
It’s on! The first ever Add-on Discovery Day 2017 will happen on September 11th in San Jose. It’s the day before Atlassian Summit. If you are in San Jose on September 11th, please be quick to register. I am pretty sure, that this is the best option to spend the day. And we’ll be finished when the evening party for Atlassian partners starts. Read more about the event:
The 6th instalment of our Tools4AgileTeams conference is already looming on the horizon. It is on 30 November and 1 December, and as usual, in Wiesbaden. We return to the rooms of the IHK Wiesbaden, after having a good experience with them last year.
We’ve also decided on the overarching theme for this year’s conference: Agile Goliath – is this possible?
My colleague Torsten – our pioneer in landscaping and cultivation – recently came up with the great idea of planting our terrace with useful plants instead of simply decorative ones. Space is abundant, and especially for colleagues who live in the city without their own garden, urban gardening is a great opportunity to put our green thumbs together. There’s also something to hanging out during the lunch break in our own garden with the growing vegetables! 🙂
Unlike email, an intranet contains information that is valid for a longer time, as well as preserving context and providing options for both synchronous and asynchronous communication. These days, there are better tools than email for communication.
Confluence and JIRA are definitely great products in their own right. However, there are several great reasons to use them together. Software development teams already using JIRA will benefit from using Confluence as well.
Last year, Facebook started offering a business solution called, Workplace by Facebook. It’s a variation of the social network of the same name, but for use in the office. Companies can easily register, calculate costs, and quickly get up and running.
But what does the term “workplace” really mean in this case? What does Workplace by Facebook (referred to as Workplace hereafter) actually offer companies?
Right after the Atlassian Summit Europe has finished in Barcelona, we have a leading Atlassian employee as our guest in Wiesbaden: John Wetenhall. We have a lot planned – join us for a webinar on 9 May, arrange a private discussion on the 8 or 9 May, or drop in to the Rhein-Main Atlassian user group on the 9 May.
In many companies today, teams are distributed widely. Nevertheless, communication is still essential to quickly deliver good project results. This is where enterprise chat tools come in, and Atlassian’s HipChat is one such tool.