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Forge: Modifying Jira and Confluence to Suit your Organisation Needs Through Atlassian Applications

Sat, Jun 20, 2020, 5:00 PM (EAT)

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About this event

Whilst Jira and Confluence offer a broad feature base, there is often a need to customise them to suit the needs of your organisation. This talk recaps the different ways Atlassian has supported the customisation of Jira and Confluence since they were first introduced with a subsequent focus on the newest way - Forge.

Would you like to customize Jira or confluence to fit your organization? Do you have questions about forge and its capabilities? This is the right event for you.

Have you been looking for ways to answer questions or get questions answered? We will be taking answerers challenge and there will be swag to be won.

Key Benefits:

  • Exclusive Knowledge
  • Networking
  • Swag
  • Member discounts


  1. Introduction: Atlassian and Atlassian Community Nairobi
  2. Atlassian Community Series: Answering Question
  3. Forge: Modifying Jira and Confluence to suit your organization needs through Atlassian Applications
  4. Networking

We have over 1700 members and we meet regularly to encourage better use of Atlassian tools among current or prospective users. Our events typically offer several talks, free food/drink, and networking with 60-150 attendees.

Like an attendee at one of our events, you can expect to:

  • Share and learn Atlassian product knowledge, best practices, and case studies
  • Provide valuable user input to Atlassian so that they can keep making great products for us to use
  • Network and build a support system with fellow Atlassian product users.

Atlassian Community Nairobi is an award-winning community. (SET THE STANDARD 2018 - Atlassian Summit 2018, MOST ACTIVE in EMEA 2017-Atlassian Summit Europe 2017) and (Global MASTER OF CONVERSION WINNER 2017-Atlassian Summit US 2017).


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  • Dugald Morrow

    Dugald Morrow


    Developer Advocate

    Dugald Morrow studied electrical engineering at the University of Sydney. His software career started in the development of mission critical applications including a submarine combat system, air traffic control system and traffic and transport management system. He worked in a number of startups and other ventures before joining Atlassian in 2013. Dugald joined Atlassian as a developer and was…

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  • Michael Kimathi

    Michael Kimathi

    Impact Masters & Africa's Talking

    Consulting Entrepreneur & Developer Relations Community

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Saturday, Jun 20
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EAT)

Group Leader

  • Michael Kimathi

    Michael Kimathi

    Impact Masters and Africa's Talking

    Atlassian Community Leader

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