Atlassian is an enterprise software company that develops products for software developers, project managers, and content management. It is best known for its issue tracking application, Jira, and its team collaboration and wiki product, Confluence. Atlassian provides the tools to help every team unleash their full potential!Plan, Track, & Support with Jira
JIRA is a centralized project and team management system. All projects are logged into a central database and each one goes through a number of defined workflows (processes).
With its ancestry in development, JIRA is ideal for software developers, but any business unit can use its project management capabilities effectively. It’s great for any team that needs to collaborate and work through issues in an orderly manner.
With Jira, project managers can plan, track and release world-class initiatives with the #1 software development tool used by agile teams. JIRA Software unlocks the power of agile and kanban by giving your team the tools to easily create & estimate stories, build a sprint backlog, identify team commitments & velocity, visualize team activity, and report on your team's progress. Learn more ->Collaborate with Confluence
A Confluence page can contain text, images, diagrams, activity streams, videos, and more.
Confluence puts your content online in a central place where your team can search, edit and discuss it at any time.
Confluence is a collaboration wiki used to help teams collaborate and share knowledge efficiently. It acts as your document collaboration and repository as it keeps full tracking of what changed in each document, when, and by whom to keep an 'audit' trail. Team members can create, share, and collaborate on content. For development teams in JIRA Software and for business teams working in JIRA Core, Confluence offers powerful integration features for project documentation, team knowledge, capturing requirements, and much more Learn more ->
Working together - Jira and Confluence
JIRA is "the workflow engine". Meaning, JIRA is great at holding items that represent specific tasks or 'objects' and can track the status of the task. In this example the contract lifecycle. JIRA can support custom fields where you can define dates to remind your team of due dates or expiration of the contract.
The power comes from JIRA and Confluence integrated together. You can link a page (the contract from this example) and the JIRA item together. Then JIRA becomes your reporting tool on the number of contracts in progress or completed, region, due date, reminders, etc. You can even create a dashboard to report on all your contract statuses cumulatively such as percent completed or in the review.
Confluence and JIRA were designed to complement each other, and have a number of integration points built-in. If your Confluence and JIRA sites are connected using Application Links, you can display and create JIRA issues and more from within Confluence. Check out this article for full details on creating JIRA issues from Confluence.
Manage and control - Crowd
Manage users from multiple directories via a single admin console and control application permissions from the same place - Crowd. Learn more ->
Who can use it:
- Information Technology team members
- Business initiative leaders
How do I get it:
Access is granted for Information Technology team members upon creation of an Active Directory account and an assigned license.
Access for team members outside of Information Technology are reviewed and granted on a case-by-case basis. Click the "Submit Form" button at the bottom of this page to initiate your request.
If needed, documents for external sharing can be uploaded to an MS Teams space, as referenced in Confluence Here.
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