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How to Get Started with Agile Planning

29 Jul 2022 in

Is your business looking for a smarter way to approach software development?

More companies are embracing Agile practices to manage changing priorities, accelerate product delivery, and increase team productivity.

If you want to implement an Agile approach, you first need to understand the Agile manifesto and the role Agile planning plays in project management.

Here’s how to start the Agile planning process so you can move the needle toward Agile software development.

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What are the Benefits of a Phased Deployment to Atlassian Cloud?

16 Mar 2022 in

When Should You Make a Phased Deployment to Atlassian Cloud?

Are you currently using a Server or Data Center version of Atlassian applications and wanting to take a step towards reaping the benefits of Atlassian Cloud? If so, there are many considerations around integrations, new features, functionality, dependencies, SLAs and workflow for Confluence, Jira Software, Jira Service Management, BitBucket or whichever apps make up your particular Atlassian stack. It can be overwhelming wondering how to get started.

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Six Top Tips for a Smooth Jira Migration

02 Dec 2020 in

It’s becoming more and more common for companies to find themselves with multiple Jira instances (and other Atlassian tools too).  Jira is a very popular tool with teams and there is often a grass roots growth within organisations that means different teams have independently chosen Jira as their tool of choice.

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Working From Home: How to Stay Productive

21 Apr 2020 in

We find ourselves in unchartered territory amid this temporary lockdown, with many of us working at home for the first time over the last few weeks.

Those of us who are seasoned remote workers may be more used to working from home than others but there will a few issues for those who aren't used to this way of working. With so many distractions, there's every opportunity for your attention to be diverted, negatively impacting on your productivity.

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What Does a Product Manager Do?

19 Nov 2019 in

Many organisations see the benefit from moving away from project delivery to a product-centric approach but there is still is a lack of understanding of what a product manager does. Or if a product owner will do instead. Or even if they are both needed or how they co-exist.

In a nutshell, there is a clear distinction (with some overlaps) but the size of your organisation, skillset and the sheer volume of new features and products will determine what your organisation needs.

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Upcoming Security Advisory for Jira Service Desk Server and Data Center

05 Nov 2019 in

Two critical severity vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-15003andCVE-2019-15004) have been discovered in Jira Service Desk Server and Jira Service Desk Data Center.

Versions that are affected by these vulnerabilities include, before 3.9.17, from 3.10.0 before 3.16.10, from 4.0.0 before 4.2.6, from 4.3.0 before 4.3.5, from 4.4.0 before 4.4.3, and 4.5.0 before 4.5.1.

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Are Multiple Tools Hindering Your Team's Collaboration?

23 Feb 2019 in

Organisations know the true value of collaboration, with many providing tools, process and culture to support this, which are typically supplied to business unit silos - the antithesis to collaboration. To complicate collaboration further, many organisations have numerous tools that do similar things with no common or single tool for everyone to use.