On February 25th, we introduced Atlassian Git Essentials and the latest integrations between JIRA, Stash, and Bamboo. You may have read about it on TechCrunch, on our blog, or maybe you watched this video, and now you're curious to know how Atlassian can solve your Git needs. Well, our upcoming webinar, Git Essentials: See it live!, will give you the opportunity to see how it all works and ask those burning questions. Sign up now Thursday, April 3rd, at 9:00AM PDT Join us for a 30-minute

Continue reading »

JIRA for asset management: Overview

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   IT organizations have the challenge of ensuring system uptime, supporting users, and managing inventory of both hardware and software. IT teams gain significant efficiencies

Continue reading »

This is a guest blog post from Bjarki Óskarsson of TM Software makers of the Tempo Plugin. In today’s fast-­paced business world, many organizations face the challenges of having their teams distributed in different offices around the globe. Effective communication among teams is vital for a business to succeed, but geographical distances often make it difficult to keep everyone on the same page. Connecting distributed teams, regardless of time and place, is possible with the agile solutions

Continue reading »

Managing vacation days with JIRA and Confluence

Here at Atlassian, we love using our own stuff. And when we’re not busy building kick-ass new products, we’re usually off finding new ways to use our stuff internally. Recently, Jeff Sinclair, our IT portfolio manager devised a clever way to combine the power of JIRA Service Desk and Confluence to manage employee leave. "We were able to put together an awesome user input form that is miles better than what we previously had.” - Jeff Sinclair, IT Portfolio Manager The problem In January,

Continue reading »

Every team needs kick-ass code reviews

Developing software often involves teams of people working together. As the team grows from one, to two, to multiple people, challenges begin to creep in and rob the organization of creative flow. It becomes harder to maintain a continuous culture across different people. Engineering groups are especially prone to these challenges as code is routinely shared between many people throughout the organization. Code reviews help spread knowledge and best practices around code across the team.  In this

Continue reading »

Visualize Development with JIRA 6.2

Unify issues and source like never before JIRA 6.2 is here, and we built it with developers in mind. In JIRA 6.1 developers could start coding right from JIRA by creating a branch. In JIRA 6.2 we continued to build on that foundation, and brought all of the components of the developer's world into JIRA. Each issue becomes a dashboard where you can not only start development, but see code all the way through to deployment. Developers can drill down into branches, commits, pull requests, code reviews,

Continue reading »