Software has revolutionized the way teams work together in the marketplace. Effective software teams have learned the art of scaling collaboration without thrash across the organization. The best teams have mastered the discipline of issue tracking as it's the backbone for healthy collaboration. Atlassian seeks to tighten the cycle from concept to launch so that teams can deliver innovation faster. JIRA integrates with GitHub deeply to make teams more productive with best in class issue tracking. Issue

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Managing Inventory in JIRA: A Plugin Approach

You might have read our recent series on asset management with JIRA. This guest blog post from Tuncay Senturk of Snapbytes describes how you can use the Inventory Plugin for JIRA to quickly and easily get started with asset management in JIRA. Tuncay Senturk is the creator of the JIRA Enhancer Plugin, Twitter Plugin for JIRA, Time to SLA Plugin for JIRA and Stateoscope add-ons for JIRA. Why inventories? The primary challenge of inventory management is simple: As organizations grow,

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Connecting JIRA 6.2 to GitHub

In almost every instance, software development is a collaborative effort – multiple people are working with any given issue during an its lifecycle. Product owners, developers, as well as business stakeholders all need to be involved during the software development lifecycle. With JIRA 6.2 we released deep integrations with Atlassian's Git tools, Stash and Bitbucket. Many of you wanted to know if JIRA's development features would work with GitHub, and I'm pleased to say that the answer is "yes." One

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In January, two of our very own Atlassian Confluence product managers, Sherif Mansour and John Masson, hosted a live webinar where they shared agile best practices that they’ve learned over the years, including: When to write product requirements documents and when to seek alternatives How to write effective product requirements documents How to build prototypes when designing new features Using JIRA and Confluence for product management Watch the recording, share it with your

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JIRA for asset management: Physical implementation

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   I know I said this is a four-part series, but after finishing the blog series I felt like something was missing. A big part of asset tracking is the integration with the

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Case study: How Orbitz migrated to Git

The first step of any trip is getting there. To make trip planning painless, Orbitz Worldwide – a leading online travel site operating in more than 180 countries – offers easy-to-use online travel booking for flights, hotels, and other travel services. Orbitz generates more than $11 billion in travel transactions annually. That means that for every second Orbitz's website is down, hundreds of dollars are lost. It's the Orbitz team's utmost priority to ensure everything stays up and running

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