As a self-proclaimed “chaos muppet” I look to agile practices and lean principles to bring order to my everyday. It’s a joy of mine to share these lessons with others through the many articles, talks, and videos I make for Atlassian
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What is product management?
Product management is an organizational function that aims to maximize the value of a product by optimizing every step of the product lifecycle.
Epics, Stories, Themes, and Initiatives
These popular agile methodologies help teams strike a healthy balance between structure and flexibility
An epic is a large body of work that can be broken down into a number of smaller stories. Learn more about how to organize an agile workflow with epics.
User Stories | Examples and Template
User stories are system requirements often expressed as “persona + need + purpose.” Learn how stories drive agile programs & how to get started.
What is a Kanban Board?
A kanban board is a physical or digital project management tool designed to help visualize work, limit work-in-progress, and maximize efficiency(or flow).
At the core of the Kanban Method is the kanban card, which helps teams keep projects on track, on-time, and on-budget.
Kanban vs Scrum
Discover if Kanban or Scrum is a better framework for your agile team. Learn the key differences between the two frameworks.
Een sprint is een afgebakend tijdvak waarbinnen een scrumteam een bepaalde hoeveelheid werk voltooit.
What is a Scrum Master?
Learn what a Scrum Master is (and what they are NOT), and how the role supports and works with other members of an agile team.
Agile retrospectives: Use the past to define the future
A retrospective helps teams perform better over time. See what the agile community is saying and learn how to run your own retrospective meetings.
Learn scrum with Jira Software
A step-by-step guide on how to drive a scrum project, prioritize and organize your backlog into sprints, run the scrum ceremonies and more, all in Jira.
Learn advanced scrum with Jira Software
An advanced guide on more advanced scrum practices such as using epics, customizing your workflow and using reports in Jira Software.
Learn how to use epics in Jira Software
Use these step by step instructions to learn how to use and create epics in Jira Software
Create an agile board in Jira Software
Find out how to create agile boards in Jira with this step by step guide
Learn how to use sprints in Jira Software
The go to guide on everything Jira Sprints- from how to create a sprint in Jira to the team rituals involved with sprints.
Learn versions with Jira Software
Learn how to use versions to organize your work around milestones you can aim for. Learn to assign issues in your project to a specific version.
Learn issues with Jira Software
Discover how teams can use issues to track individual pieces of work that must be completed.
Learn burndown charts with Jira Software
The go-to-guide for burndown charts in Jira Software. Learn how to monitor epics and sprints with burndown charts.