First came agile development, and now it's all about Git. You've heard that it's great for decentralized teams, prevents merge hell, and is awesome for collaboration. But how do you get started? Well, Atlassian Git Essentials is for you! Last Thursday, we hosted a live webinar to show you how Git Essentials helps you get Git right. Our very own Amber Buchan, Dev Tools extraordinaire, demoed exactly how JIRA, JIRA Agile, Stash, and Bamboo have come together for your Git needs. We covered the

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JIRA for asset management: Reporting setup

This article is part of a blog series! Part Title 1 JIRA for asset management: Overview 2 JIRA for asset management: Inventory setup 3 JIRA for asset management: Workflow setup 4 JIRA for asset management: Reporting setup 5 JIRA for asset management: Physical implementation   We've created issue types and custom fields for the assets we want to track. We've also built workflows to reflect the business process around our inventory. Now it's time

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Did you know?  The Atlassian Foundation has donated over $3.9 million to various charities. All proceeds from our fully featured 10-user JIRA starter licenses go to Room to Read, which promotes literacy and gender equality in education throughout the developing world.  Every Atlassian employee is given five days of volunteer leave.  At Atlassian, we believe in giving back. And good issue tracking. Nothing is more fun than when we get to do both.  The Atlassian Foundation's

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JIRA 6.2: The reviews are in!

In February, we released JIRA 6.2 and Atlassian Git Essentials. JIRA 6.2 comes with a host of new features, including all-new integrations with Stash and Bamboo. Now, developers can easily create a pull request straight from JIRA. It doesn't stop there. We also created a new development panel to so test engineers can see build and deployment statuses from inside a JIRA issue.  Oh, and redesigned statuses with a new universal three-phase status indicator. What are people saying? What did

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JIRA for asset management: Workflow setup

This article is part of a blog series! Part Title 1 JIRA for asset management: Overview 2 JIRA for asset management: Inventory setup 3 JIRA for asset management: Workflow setup 4 JIRA for asset management: Reporting setup 5 JIRA for asset management: Physical implementation   This is the third article in a series of four about using JIRA for asset management. If you haven't read the first and second articles, they're worth the read. I cover

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Share JIRA with external partners

During my time at Atlassian, many JIRA administrators have asked, "How do I share JIRA with external partners in my development process?". External partners can integrate alongside your internal teams with JIRA. This article targets external partners who fully engage in the development process. Collaborative teams or agencies that need to give clients visibility into the work stream can benefit from a shared instance of JIRA. I'm making an assumption that this JIRA instance is solely for working

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