Archives for Ken Olofsen

Introducing new Atlassian Enterprise offerings

Many companies begin their JIRA journey by running it on a server under someone's desk. This is typically a short-lived situation – After someone inadvertently unplugs that machine one too many times, the JIRA instance gets moved to the company data center. We hear this story all the time. And for many of the IT teams inheriting a system like this, they have many needs that go well beyond the capabilities of a single server application. We have listened to our largest customers, and today we're proud

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Scaling agile in the enterprise with SAFe and JIRA Agile

This guest post from Sander Brienen, senior engineer and Atlassian Expert at Avisi, is part of our Do Agile Right mini-series about about scaling agile. Sander speaks regularly at various Atlassian user groups and events, including Atlassian Summit 2013. Atlassian Summit was a while ago already. It was during the event that I presented a way to implement the Scaled Agile Framework in JIRA. The full video of my talk can be found in the Atlassian Summit archives. During my Summit

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Agile maturity – Starting the enterprise agility journey

This is another guest post from Damon Poole, Chief Agilist at the Eliassen Group, in the Do Agile Right mini-series about about agile maturity. Damon’s 22 years of software experience spans from small co-located teams all the way up to global development organizations with hundreds of teams. Damon has spoken at numerous conferences including Atlassian Summit 2013. Most organizations are purpose-built for traditional development. As a result, they unintentionally hinder Agile at the team

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Agile maturity – An introduction to enterprise agility

This guest post from Damon Poole, Chief Agilist at the Eliassen Group, is the first in a Do Agile Right mini-series about about agile maturity. Damon’s 22 years of software experience spans from small co-located teams all the way up to global development organizations with hundreds of teams. Damon has spoken at numerous conferences including Atlassian Summit 2013. Introducing the Enterprise Agility Maturity Matrix It is hard to manage what you can’t measure. A common problem in Enterprise

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Atlassian at scale: enterprise success stories at Summit 2013

As I get ready for my fifth Atlassian Summit, I can't help but get excited – to see what's possible; to hear fresh, innovative, inspiring ideas; and to learn from some of the brightest individuals around. I'm excited to learn from the best: our customers. Our largest customers work on complex implementations every day, enabling collaboration and productivity at major enterprises around the world. This year's Inside The Massive Team track focuses on these customers sharing their experiences

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Say “hello” to JIRA Agile and JIRA Capture

Beginning today, GreenHopper, our agile planning software, and Bonfire, our rapid bug reporting add-on, have new names. Introducing JIRA Agile and JIRA Capture. The king is dead. Long live the king! While the names are new, the products you know and love are still the same. The rebranding is part of a larger effort to simplify our product and add-on names. After all, there were nearly two dozen brands on our software page — far too many for customers to grok at a glance. So, we started

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