Confluence has a simple mission: to be the one place where you organize, create, and discuss work with your team. You can centralize (and organize) all your work in a single place accessible by your entire team or company. In this blog post, I'll focus on three major improvements to existing macros available in our latest release, Confluence 5.8, that will help you organize your work and knowledge in Confluence.

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When something's not working, who are you gonna call? The IT team, that's who. They're the superstars who fix with a click, or know what's wrong before you fill out a ticket. But can they handle a major problem? The demo server has crashed. There's only two minutes until the client demo. Can the IT team save the day? Watch the latest video from HipChat and JIRA Service Desk and find out!

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The newest HipChat integration has arrived: JIRA Service Desk. No longer will you have to copy/paste support tickets into emails, chatrooms, and various communication tools. This is the end of email-based teamwork (goodbye, 'reply-all'). We at Atlassian aim to unleash the power of teamwork- that's why this new integration lets you go from ticket to chatroom in one click, and loop in your team for help.

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A leap second is a one-second adjustment that is occasionally applied to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) in order to keep its time of day close to the mean solar time. The most recent leap second insertion happened on June 30, 2012 at 23:59:60 and caused disruptions in computing systems all around the world.

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