We commonly digest easily more complex ideas, concepts or processes when they are visualised or decomposed. That’s a natural brain ability. It is then easier to make sure everyone involved in the project understands it evenly. If we break down the idea into single elements or steps, we can be sure we don’t miss an important element, action or feature. This article looks closer at the concept of user story mapping, its benefits and a step by step guide to create a user story map in Jira.
As a Product Owner, when you build an app or other product, you want to control the progress over time, manage expectations, and communicate the strategy and priorities accordingly to your stakeholders and keep your team informed throughout the project lifecycle. There are many handy tools and techniques to help you keep track of your planning and work that needs to be performed. Keep on reading to find out more about road maps and how to create and manage them inside your Jira and Confluence.
Whiteboards is a real-time application designed for people who want to collaborate on visual elements like shapes, lines, images, or drawings, for managing their work, supporting an online meeting, or drawing diagrams. There are several challenges connected to this objective across the entire stack. Client-side performance is one of them.
Different teams use different methods and techniques to estimate their backlog. Regardless, estimation as a ceremony is said to be difficult for all. Whether you are a product manager, project manager, or software developer, it’s often said to be one of the most challenging aspects of the job. Here, I want to focus on Magic Estimation Games and provide some tips on how to estimate using this method to make the most of it, give a step by step guide on how to play it in Jira, and get your backlog ready for planning.
How to run Agile Retrospective session while the team working remotely?
Check out the short interview with the product manager of Agile Poker for Jira app Lex Kovalenko about how their team adopted the Whiteboards app to overcome the challenges of running their retrospective sessions after moving to the remote work set up.
We are happy to start 2021 with a set of new features we prepared for Whiteboards for Jira users.
Take a look at these four updates and give them a try right away!
The mind mapping concept is precisely how our brain works- you come up with an idea, and then it gets dissolved into smaller ideas, concepts, thoughts, and descriptions. You start with a central idea and then add different branches to it to explore the idea. It's great for brainstorming, project ideation, planning, and even presentation to put your ideas through visually and logically.
[Success Story] How an Engineering Team at Atlassian Changed Their Physical Board Collaboration Into An Effective (and fun) Virtual One
Online collaboration is on the rise this year. Due to the global pandemic outbreak, more teams had to make a quick shift to remote work and make wise decisions about adopting new tools to support them in daily meetings and activities.
Read on to see how Zakaria Benbakkar and his engineering team at Atlassian, mainly focused on scalability and performance in the cloud, turned their brainstorming sessions, kick-off meetings, and other daily meetings into online collaborative sessions with Whiteboards.
[Success Story] How Mi9 Retail Moved Their PI Planning to the Remote Setup With Whiteboards for Jira
Due to the pandemic, there has been a massive shift to work from home. According to Gartner, 88% of organizations have encouraged or required their employees to work from home. While companies moved to remote work, they had to continue carrying out their regular activities, like project planning, retrospectives, brainstorming sessions, etc. In order to do so, they needed a convenient way to collaborate online and stay aligned across every sprint planning meeting or simply brainstorm the next big idea.
Project management is a busy job. As a project manager, you have a lot on your plate. You have multiple projects and tasks to track, timelines to manage, and team members and stakeholders to think about. That’s just the day-to-day. There are also high-level tasks, such as developing processes, monitoring business goals, and problem-solving.