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Recap: Our 24-hour hackathon for Make a Diff

Just over a week ago, Atlassian hosted a hackathon in the new Austin office to help support Atlassian Foundation’s Make a Diff initiative; a website designed to help charity organizations crowd-source their technical projects to anyone who wants to donate their time and skills to worthwhile causes. With about 10 volunteers, both external and Atlassian employees, we accomplished a great deal in 24 hours and paved the way for the success of Make A Diff. During that time we... Completed: Major

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The Atlassian Foundation's Make a Diff platform is almost ready to launch, but we need your help. Make a Diff is an online crowdsourcing platform that connects technology volunteers with nonprofit organizations to convert ideas into successful charitable projects. Here's how it works: Nonprofits list projects such as website development, document management, software customization, or project roadmapping, and with the help of a volunteer "project champion", manage their project and related

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