This is a guest blog post from Valiantys the maker of Spreadsheets for Confluence. Confluence is all about collaboration. It allows you to share ideas, data, and valuable information across your teams easily and painlessly. Information of almost every kind can be captured and flow smoothly within your pages, but there is still one thing that causes you trouble: spreadsheets. Everyone enjoys creating a spreadsheet to crunch numbers and data. It can be anything from a contact list to project

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Plan better in 2015 with the Roadmap Planner macro

A new year brings New Year's resolutions. You may have set a couple resolutions for yourself, but have you made any with your team? If not, here's a good one to start with: Planning at a bird's eye view We're excited to introduce a new macro to help you achieve your team's resolutions for 2015 and beyond. The Roadmap Planner macro is perfect for creating light-weight product and team roadmaps, as well as visualizing timelines for your team's projects. How many times has a teammate

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Sprint planning at Atlassian: How we do it

This article is the second in a series on agile ceremonies. Learn how we do sprint retrospectives, too! Every new year brings a renewed sense of purpose and in the software world, promises to ship better software. At Atlassian, we rely heavily on the agile ceremony of sprint planning to refocus execution, minimize surprises, and guarantee overall higher quality code during the new year. Let's walk through four tenets of sprint planning we find most helpful. Step 1: Check your roadmaps before you

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The future of service is here! JIRA Service Desk is a new kind of service management software that IT and business teams actually like to use. JIRA Service Desk delivers an effortless service experience that adapts to your needs with pricing and setup time at a fraction of competitors'. Why have so many of our customers made the switch from competitor systems? Here are the top five reasons: 1. Up to 75 times more cost-effective than legacy systems With JIRA Service Desk, there's no need for

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Top 10 HipChat Highlights from 2014

2014 has been a massive year for HipChat. Thanks mostly to a rock star team and ever-growing amount of awesome customers, we exceeded a lot of the high expectations we had entering the year. As we prepare for what will be an even bigger 2015, we wanted to take a moment and highlight some of the achievements that we’re especially proud of from the past year. Here's a countdown of the top 10 HipChat-iest moments in 2014: 10. New HipChat logo Say goodbye to the ongoing argument of whose logo

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The maintainers of the Git and Mercurial open source projects have identified a vulnerability in the Git and Mercurial clients for Macintosh and Windows operating systems that could allow critical files to be overwritten with unwanted files, including executables. We recommend that all client users of Git and Mercurial, including FishEye, Crucible, and SourceTree users, update their Git client with one of the published Git maintenance releases (1.8.5.6, 1.9.5, 2.0.5, 2.1.4 and 2.2.1) or

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