At Atlassian we love using emoticons in our daily chats and conversations, so we conducted a study of how they are used in the workplace to see if anyone else feels the way we do. And the results show that people not only use emoticons and emojis in their workplace communications, but they also feel that using them positively influences the way they work with their teams.

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Enterprise chat: 8 reasons why your engineering team will love it

With engineering teams becoming more distributed, it's important that they remain in constant communication to ship better-quality products, faster. Email and traditional meetings present many challenges for these teams. An enterprise chat tool helps teams stay up to date on what happened overnight and what needs to get done each day.

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Group video chat & screen sharing now supports 20 teammates

Sometimes typing alone makes it hard to get your point across, and that's why it’s important to have a single-click video chat experience at the ready. Video chat is super helpful when discussions in HipChat get more complex. And now, you can invite even more of your teammates to these important conversations. We’ve increased our video chat and screen sharing participant limit to 20 teammates. This means our video experience supports those small ad-hoc conversations just as well as the times you need to broadcast announcements across the team.

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Scaled agile with Atlassian and SAFe®

As agile adoption has increased over the last decade, many organizations have grown with agile and are using scaling methodologies to help them plan, deliver, and track progress across their teams. While many scaling methodologies are available, the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe®) has been the most widely adopted methodology by larger organizations.

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We continue to see more teams standardize on Atlassian as our products become mission critical to teams' productivity and collaboration. Our Data Center editions support the criticality of these applications for growing teams. Today, we are deepening our investments in our Data Center products and are excited to announce new capabilities that enable teams to address their growing needs for deployment flexibility, authentication, control, high availability and performance. Oh, and a new product joins the Data Center family.

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