In first Timesavers post we have covered Out of The Box function – keyboard shortcuts. This time we focus on function which is a part of Confluence by default, but is a major gap in JIRA and You need add-ons to build it there. Templates in JIRA and Confluence – they save a lot of time on recurring tasks, docs, projects, etc. Continue reading Timesavers: Templates in JIRA and Confluence
There is a new Release – Agile Board Filter 1.7.0 available in Atlassian Marketplace. Vendor – eXtensi has added some new functions and improved add-on. In one of following weeks we will test this release. Meantime – here is, what has changed:
New Release – Agile Board Filter functions
There are several new functions added, some resolving Known issues from Atlassian backlog:
- Epic & Versions lists filtering
- Customizable searchbar
- Hide Quick Filters
- KanPlan (Backlog for Kanban) compatible
Minor updates to Agile Board Filter
Some updates refer to existing functions:
- Super-Fast board filtering
- Agile Bulk Change
- Agile Cards Print
- Overcome JIRA limitations
- Personalized & shared filters
- Reduced board loading time
- Quick Filters & Jira Filters integration
- Toolbar enable & disable switch
- Advanced Backlog management
Official release info: http://bit.ly/2nTx1ic
New Atlassian User Group! Working in Brno? Do you face time to time to troubles or looking for better approaches? Yup? Lets talk about it in User Group Meetup. Thanks to support from SnapShot GmbH and cooperation of Tomáš Vrabec & Pavol Sojcik – proudly introducing Brno Atlassian User Group. The main purpose of User Group is to share knowledge, best practices, different approaches or solving troubles we time to time have. First User Group Meetup will happen at 18th of April in wonderful Kentico Software offices. Everyone interested can attend for free. Check details & RSVP at https://lnkd.in/gwgyiyV or https://lnkd.in/g7eJRK3
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Well, that’s my regular job title – Solution Architect. Actually – it is Solution Architect/Expert. I have c.a. 15 years of experience in IT, in ITSM field, 12 years of which were related to tools. Furthermore I am partly in Product/Service Design & Management, Social Media etc. After that short personal intro – a question: do You need a Solution Architect for Atlassian® Products? I could not answer other than “YES”. That’s obvious (Thank You, Captain Obvious). But why actually do companies using JIRA®, Confluence®, Bitbucket®, Bamboo®, HipChat™, SourceTree™ need Solution Architects? Continue reading Solution Architect for Atlassian® – need or waste?
Confluence® has quite universal, intuitive “wiki oriented” GUI. And many organizations don’t see a reason to change it. However – there are various reasons that You might consider changing Confluence’s look and feel. And in fact You have got dozens of options to do so, starting from Confluence® settings (we will cover them soon), custom CSS and HTML codes, up to add-ons – built in-house or available via marketplace. What reasons might require such approach? Well, pick the one:
- Using Confluence® as regular CMS for your Web/Intranet
- Setting up Intranet portals, differing in GUI or available functionalities from “regular” wiki
- Differentiating spaces or pages look, e.g. disabling comments on legal documents
- Enriching content with media, custom content etc.
- Multilingual content
and some others. We used to implement Confluence in various organizations with various needs. Therefore we got our own Top list of useful, practical, fancy add-ons that we use, when changing Confluence’s look and feel. Continue reading 7 add-ons changing Confluence’s look and feel