No longer is it a special case for companies and their teams to find themselves in a meeting with participants who aren’t sitting (or standing) in the room with them. It’s critical for clients and stakeholders to be involved in communicating and coordinating with external partners. Teams are often distributed or they have individual team members who work remotely. Since I’m a remote employee who is a part of a local Scrum team at //SEIBERT/MEDIA, I have a lot of experience in this area which I’d like to share with you in this article.
Are you thinking about implementing the scaled agile framework (SAFe) in order to meet your business needs? Curious about how Atlassian tools can help you achieve your goals?
In this video from “Jans Einfach” (Jans Easy), my goal is to give you a quick overview on how to use Agile Hive, our in-house developed solution that can help you manage your SAFe planning and your business.
This year’s Atlassian Enterprise Club Day (AEC) took place in Wiesbaden on 16 May. It was a fantastic event where about 100 customers enjoyed interesting presentations and exchanged information and ideas in a casual and friendly atmosphere. Patrick Richardson, Group Product Manager for Data Center at Atlassian, visited us to talk to our customers, exchange information and share product news.
Structure is an app that adds multi-level hierarchies of any depth to Jira. with features for program and portfolio management as well as cross-project tracking capabilities. The Structure.Gantt app for Jira lets you visualize timelines and dependencies in your projects. See what they are capable of in this webinar and demonstration.
You can use a variety of different methods and tools to support you as you plan for your team. Some of them integrate playful elements into the process (gamification) and want to promote productive exchanges from within the team. In this webinar with Jacek Wizmur-Szymczak and Pawel Mazur from Spartez, we stepped through and discussed Agile Poker for Jira.
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.
I have been using Google G Suite as an office environment for communication and collaboration for about six years. In the following post, I’ll describe a situation that should sound familiar; in this case a meeting with a mixed group of participants. Distributed meetings are one of Google G Suite’s strong suits. The software is not only good at planning and organizing meetings, but it’s also an effective tool for holding the actual meetings as well, even if you meet in person.
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.
When we talk about customer centricity today, then everything, really everything revolves around the topic of customer needs. “Why?” is often the simple request in well-intentioned customer surveys. I can’t put it nicely, I’m afraid, so I must be frank: The question WHY doesn’t work!
Microblogging for Confluence is a simple, transparent and effective way of centrally organizing team communication in a collaborative project.