Realigning priority categorization in our public bug repository

At Atlassian we place a high emphasis on transparency in our software and feedback from customers. That is why we rely on our public bug repository, a place where customers can report and track any known bugs in our products, and create new feature requests. When you report a bug, we ask you for a few details including its components, versions of the product it affects, and priority. However, based on feedback we've collected, we've made a few updates to further improve transparency about how we

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The innovator's dilemma From an Etsy store owner to a mobile app startup, these days every company is a software company. However, hiring a full-time staff of Silicon Valley engineers is simply not a viable option for most small teams. At Atlassian, we see this issue all the time. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are often faced with a dilemma: great ideas, but limited development resources. Software talent shouldn’t be out of reach for entrepreneurs and opportunity should never be out

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4 features you asked for from JIRA Software

Since our early days, we've encouraged customers to share feedback and suggestions for improving JIRA Software through our feature request site. The JIRA Software team recently closed out some of the highest voted requests (more than 1,200 votes in total!) as part of the latest JIRA Software 7.2 release, including a few that you've been patiently waiting on for some time. Here are the top requests we've addressed.

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Email has stood the test of time. While new technologies pop up every day, 91% of consumers check their email at least once a day and report it as their preferred channel for marketing messages. This is great news for an email marketer, who is always thinking about how to reach customers through email campaigns. But, email marketing can be tricky. You have to be cautious about how you much email you send, who you're sending it to, and when you're sending it. And it can be difficult to stem the

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Whether this will be your first Atlassian Summit or your 8th, we hope you're getting as pumped up as we are for Atlassian Summit 2016 – our biggest event yet. From attending awesome sessions to networking with fellow Atlassian users, to Summit Bash, your days will be jam-packed with activities and we want you to make the most of them! Here's a guide that'll help you prepare, and if you're a first-timer, give you a glimpse into what you can expect.

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Group video chat & screen sharing: coming to a HipChat near you

Remember the last time a discussion really got going in HipChat? Someone probably wrote, “I bet we could hash this out in 5 minutes if we talked face-to-face.” So you either scheduled a meeting or you flipped over to Skype, Google Hangouts, or your company’s conference-bridge-of-choice. Invariably, the conversation lost momentum. The new HipChat video platform solves this problem, putting group video chat and screen sharing right where your team is already collaborating, your rooms.

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