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Table Filter and Charts with Dynamic Forms Created with ConfiForms

This year we continue our series of blog posts featuring powerful approaches to table data management in Atlassian Confluence. In our recent posts, we have already outlined the quick recipes of how to work with the Page Properties Report and JIRA Issues macros, dynamic Scaffolding tables, and data pulled from external databases.

This time we will show a quick, but efficient method to gather requirements from a group of stakeholders with a dynamic form created with ConfiForms add-on. And further process this data with Table Filter and Charts add-on.

So let’s get started!

ConfiForms add-on

ConfiForms. Data Forms & Workflows add-on is a powerful solution to design complex data entry forms with smart validation rules and customizable look. This add-on provides you with around 60 field types that you can use for building forms of any kind and for any purpose imaginable.

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Connecting two worlds – OTRS and JIRA

This is a guest post from acocon GmbH – business division greenique, a German software development team and Atlassian Gold Solution Partner, specialised in process enhancement and IT service management. As enthusiastic users of Atlassian products such as JIRA and Confluence ourselves, we are here to make you love the tools for perfect teamwork as much as we do. acocon GmbH is also a Marketplace vendor that develops add-ons for JIRA and Confluence – making your teamwork and process management more transparent, more efficient and a lot easier.

The following blog post features our add-on PrOps for JIRA – Integrate OTRS that gives you the opportunity to portray entire OTRS queues and assigned tickets to a specified user on your JIRA Dashboard – combining two lists.

OTRS and JIRA: connect your service and project organization with PrOps

Since its launch in 2001, OTRS has become a reliable and established solution for IT organizations dealing with service management. The operational scenarios range from managing incidents over processing product specific requests or changes, to general IT support.

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Year in Review: Top-5 Most-Read Articles of 2016


2017 has just begun and we want to start off on the right foot. We analyzed the most trending topics in our blog over 2016 and created a list of featured posts based on your visits to our blog.

Here’s what you couldn’t get enough of in 2016:

  1. How to Integrate TeamCity and Bitbucket Server
  2. Top 5 New Add-ons for Atlassian Bitbucket – Fourth Quarter 2015
  3. Top 5 New Add-ons for Atlassian JIRA – Fourth Quarter 2015
  4. Visualizing JIRA Data in Confluence
  5. Top 5 New Add-ons for Atlassian JIRA – Third Quarter 2016

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Manage Attachments Like a Pro in JIRA

Atlassian develops one of the most popular project management platforms in the world - JIRA. Millions of users take advantage of its capabilities when managing software products, running all kinds of marketing, operations, legal processes, or handling support or service requests through a virtual desk.

Flexible configuration, adjustable platform scalability, customizable interface, multi-tier permission schemes, and other things make this platform tailored to the actual needs of the majority of users.

But like all enterprise systems it also has some flaws. One of the most noticeable problems is a trivial mechanism of managing attachments. This affects most business and development processes as all of them are accompanied by creation of additional artifacts that are usually stored within the issues. And a great number of these files creates additional problems with looking up for the necessary attachment and preserving the order among a bulk of files.

No panic! There is a solution that allows you to cope with this problem and get an efficient tool for managing attachments in JIRA. And Smart Attachments add-on is the right solution for this!

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How Web2Market Uses Talk – Advanced Inline Comments for Confluence

The reason we use Talk over the standard Confluence inline comments is to be able to restrict conversations so that clients cannot see private discussions.

George Jaros (Web 2 Market)

Web 2 Market designs, develops and hosts e-commerce and e-business web sites. They are a distributed team with clients from all over the world. Web 2 Market uses Confluence for many things. One of them is working on requirements and feature specifications. The team often discusses the documents. Some discussions are internal, others involve their customers.

Inline comments are perfect for that, because they let users have conversations in context. Confluence comes with inbuilt inline comments. However, Web 2 Market decided to extend their wiki with Talk – Advanced Inline Comments, an add-on that provides powerful inline comments you can use instead of the Confluence native feature. Let’s find out why Web 2 Market prefer Talk. Continue reading

Agile Board Filter For JIRA Software: Smart way to improve your Agile task management process

This is a guest post from eXtensi, the SMART Agile Team – Atlassian Experts, Agile Coaches and Software Developers based in Poland. They know how to build excellent software. This blog post will highlight the capabilities of the Agile Board Filter for JIRA add-on, a super-fast Kanban and Scrum board & backlog filtering solution for JIRA Software.

They were sponsors of the Atlassian Summit 2016.

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JIRA Software is one of the best software development tools created so far. But even the best tools can turn your agile processes into a nightmare if not used correctly.

Lots of Quick Filters, large Kanban boards, huge Scrum backlogs and complex processes can give a headache. In worst case scenario JIRA can become a burden for the team.

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5 Add-ons to Extend Your Atlassian Dev Tools – Fourth Quarter 2016

Today’s post is closing our overview of the best products appeared on the Atlassian Marketplace during the 4th quarter of 2016. We’ve already shared our selections of top new add-ons for Confluence and JIRA. Now let’s take a look at 5 new plugins for Atlassian Dev Tools, Bitbucket and Bamboo, that we liked the most.

Top 5 new add-ons for Bitbucket and Bamboo released in October-December 2016:

Keep reading to learn about these tools and pick the ones you want to try.

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Announcing Price Increase for Quizzes for Confluence

The pricing of Quizzes for Confluence will change on April 3, 2017

We would like to inform our community about the coming price increase for Quizzes for Confluence. For over a year we have been adding a lot of new capabilities and are committed to keeping up this pace in 2017. The price increase will support the growing cost of developing and supporting the add-on.

Price Increase

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