Case Study: Why did APRA|AMCOS Go JIRA?

About APRA|AMCOS APRA|AMCOS work to ensure that composers, songwriters and publishers are rewarded whenever and wherever their musical works are played, performed or reproduced. They also help Australian & New Zealand music consumers get access to the world’s musical repertoire. APRA (Australasian Performing Rights Association) and AMCOS (Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society) are separate not-for-profit organizations, but a number of members belong to both, so AMCOS appointed APRA

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Now that Summit is over, let the real fun begin! Yes, that's right, Codegeist, your favorite development competition is back. Some of you who came to Summit will know that this year's Codegeist started June 1st and goes until July 16th. For you noobs, Codegeist is Atlassian's annual add-on development competition. This year we're giving away $45,000 USD in cash prizes. There are four prize categories you can participate in and win: Best Overall Add-on ($15,000) -- This award will go to the

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Browse, Try, Buy, on Atlassian Marketplace

This morning at Summit 2012 we announced Atlassian Marketplace. So, what's the big deal? Haven't customers been able to buy add-ons for years on the Atlassian Plugin Exchange? Atlassian Marketplace expands upon the Atlassian Plugin Exchange to make it easier than ever to browse, try, and buy powerful add-ons for all your Atlassian applications. 1. Browse - Improved User Experience With Atlassian Marketplace, we support a ton of new features to help you quickly browse and find your perfect add-on.

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NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) uses a host of Atlassian products to build the software used for flight mission planning as well as modeling data sent back from satellites and Mars rovers. I sat down with David Mittman, lead software developer and "default Atlassian guy" at JPL to get a closer look at what they're up to. JPL was founded in the 1930s as a place to test new rocket technologies, and—after the creation of NASA in 1958—was chartered with developing the robotic spacecraft

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Linking Bitbucket with the JIRA issue tracker

The Bitbucket team has been working hard to bring distributed version control (DVCS) capabilities to Atlassian's JIRA to help complete your development suite. In February, we released the JIRA DVCS Connector; this nifty plugin allowed you to jump to your Bitbucket or GitHub repositories straight from the JIRA Commits tab. Today, we are introducing Bitbucket Links. With Bitbucket Links, you can use issue keys to link to JIRA or other development tools you use straight from Bitbucket. The

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The last time I introduced the FishEye Release Report, we focused on how it can show you which JIRA issues are included in your new release based on the source, rather than based on what your developers enter manually into JIRA. Furthermore, the Release Report summarizes important information about those JIRA issues, such as their Fix Versions and relevant code reviews. We find these features alone make the plugin really useful, but we have one other high value use for the Release Report that might

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