The innovator's dilemma From an Etsy store owner to a mobile app startup, these days every company is a software company. However, hiring a full-time staff of Silicon Valley engineers is simply not a viable option for most small teams. At Atlassian, we see this issue all the time. Entrepreneurs and small business owners are often faced with a dilemma: great ideas, but limited development resources. Software talent shouldn’t be out of reach for entrepreneurs and opportunity should never be out

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Whether this will be your first Atlassian Summit or your 8th, we hope you're getting as pumped up as we are for Atlassian Summit 2016 – our biggest event yet. From attending awesome sessions to networking with fellow Atlassian users, to Summit Bash, your days will be jam-packed with activities and we want you to make the most of them! Here's a guide that'll help you prepare, and if you're a first-timer, give you a glimpse into what you can expect.

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At Atlassian, we believe good teams are made up of individuals with distinct strengths that collectively drive teamwork forward. This diversity of talent, experience, and background is what gives a team the ability to be truly great. To build on this concept, we created an infographic for you that's loaded with individual productivity and teamwork tips. It illustrates some of the things you can do as a teammate – whether you're an individual contributor or a manager – to make your team strong.

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Atlassian acquires #1 status communication platform StatusPage

StatusPage, the leader in status and incident communication, is now part of the Atlassian family. StatusPage was founded in 2013 with the mission of creating trust between service providers and their customers. In the cloud, all software is now a service your customers, end-users, and partners rely on. Providing status and regularly communicating with your customers – especially during incidents – has become a critical part of the software delivery process. We believe a service without status is incomplete.

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We're excited to announce the official arrival of HipChat Server 2.0! This new release ships with some key upgrades in security, controls, and flexibility. HipChat Server runs on Ubuntu 14.04 to give customers a more stable, performant, and secure OS. We've also improved how upgrades occur, including a new offline upgrade capability. Read on to learn more!

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I’ve felt resistance to functional programming and to functional programmers ever since functional programming became "a thing". While I'm disappointed by the arguments made against functional programming, I am equally (if not more) frustrated that the functional programming point of view has not evolved, leading it to be easily derided as developer religion. It's time to move the discussion forward. Because no matter our views on functional programming vs. object-oriented programming vs. whatever else, we all need to be functional engineers.

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