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How this Agile Marketing Team Does Better Sprint Planning with Quick Filters in Jira Software

Posted by Bill Cushard on Jan 17, 2018 6:11:24 PM

If you go into a sprint planning meeting cold, you know it can turn into a free-for-all, aimless meeting that will last twice as long as it should. After all, if your scrum team has been in place for even a few weeks, your backlog could easily have hundreds of issues in it. Maybe thousands. Going through a backlog this large in a sprint planning, without direction or a plan, can lead to an inefficient meeting that could include some members of the team chasing whims and subjective priorities, while others sit in silence wondering when the team will get around to talking about the tasks they will work on. This is no way to run a meeting. 

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Topics: JIRA, Atlassian, Agile, scrum, Agile Marketing, Jira Software, sprint planning

Using Scrum for Business Teams.

Posted by Mark Gopez on Nov 24, 2015 9:30:00 AM

How Gliffy's Marketing Team Adopted Agile Methodology (Scrum) to Get More Done - and How You Can Too.

A few weView Webinareks ago, I joined ServiceRocket in a webinar to discuss how Gliffy marketing increases productivity and decreases wasted cycles by incorporating Scrum (Agile) into our project process. However, I didn't cover as much detail in the given hour as I would’ve liked to. I want to follow up with this blog post to discuss estimating projects through story pointing and the various issue types. If you have a shared system for estimations and use the same terminology you’re more likely to deliver not only complete projects, but expectations.

For the sake of reiteration, that this is how we Scrum at Gliffy - this isn’t a prescription for Scrum. You'll find other sources you can compare / contrast and to ultimately create a version of your own. It is after all, being agile!

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Topics: JIRA, JIRA Tips, Agile, marketing, scrum, business teams

Atlassian DJs Running a Mix with a JIRA Agile Kanban Board

Posted by Bill Cushard on Nov 5, 2015 10:13:37 AM

Atlassian kicked off Summit with an opening keynote worthy of its reputation. It all started with a Kanban DJ mix led by suprising guest DJs and proceeded with exciting announcements from Atlassian co-founders, Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes. This is a collection of backchannel tweets that occurred during the Opening Keynote on Wednesday, October 4, 2015.

 

 

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Topics: JIRA, Atlassian, Atlassian Summit, Agile

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