The Atlassian Foundation's Make a Diff platform is almost ready to launch, but we need your help. Make a Diff is an online crowdsourcing platform that connects technology volunteers with nonprofit organizations to convert ideas into successful charitable projects. Here's how it works: Nonprofits list projects such as website development, document management, software customization, or project roadmapping, and with the help of a volunteer "project champion", manage their project and related

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Guest blog: Using AtlasBoard to create testing boards

This is a guest blog post from Karthik Selvakumar, client services engineer at Zephyr, about extending AtlasBoard – Atlassian's open source wallboard app – to include test data from the Zephyr for JIRA test case management add-on for JIRA. What is Atlasboard? Atlasboard is a NodeJS app that allows you to create wallboards. Once you install Atlasboard, you can quickly generate a wallboard and set up dashboards, widgets, and jobs, and then run them. The basic AtlasBoard module gives you

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In February, two of our very own Atlassian Confluence product marketing managers, Matt Hodges and John Wetenhall, hosted a live webinar sharing agile best practices for software development that they’ve learned over the years. They talked about: Agile basics like sprint management and retrospectives Planning, communicating, and executing on quarterly goals Making the best use of JIRA, Confluence, and JIRA Agile Watch the recording, share it with your team If you’re interested

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Atlassian seeks to advance humanity through the power of software. While our products continue to further us down this road, the Atlassian Foundation takes the mission a step further with the addition of four words: The power of education. Believing deeply in this transformative power of education, the Foundation chooses to support initiatives with education at their core both globally and locally. One of our local San Francisco partnerships, Students Rising Above (SRA), has helped us achieve

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Git Essentials-enabled Experts – talk to one today!

Since we launched Git Essentials in February, some Atlassian Experts – local partners who help customers with deployment, implementation, training, and more – have been working with customers to get them going with the solution. Want your team to be the next one to implement Git best practices? Need help migrating from SVN to Git? Or do you just want to add a product from the solution to your existing Atlassian toolset to take advantage of the awesome integrations? We've got the Expert

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In February, two of our very own Atlassian Confluence developers, Anatoli Kazatchkov and Edith Tom, hosted a live webinar sharing agile best practices for software development that they’ve learned over the years. They talked about: Spiking new features and running shorter sprints Running frequent demos, dogfooding, and shipping frequently Empowering developers, open communication, and continuous improvement Using JIRA and Confluence for Agile software development The webinar

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