Until telepathy is mastered, software teams can enjoy the next best thing: the all-new JIRA HipChat integration. Shipped in JIRA 6.4., teams can now instantly generate project-specific chat rooms and choose which JIRA notifications are broadcast into each room. Teams will get the information they want, where they want it, in real time. This eliminates bothersome shoulder tapping, and messages that get lost in the shuffle. Heck, you won't even need mind reading with this. Let’s dive in and learn more about how teams can resolve issues faster than ever with real-time communication and collaboration in JIRA 6.4.

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You may have few plans on your Bamboo dashboard, or many pages of projects that make you appreciate the Quick Search feature, but regardless of how busy of a dashboard you have, a faster cleaner build pipeline is what we all aim for. Bamboo 5.8 provides better agent management and smarter tasks that both lead to a faster, easier-to-manage build structure. Ready for less queue time and Docker tasks? Read on to learn more.

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Who loves feedback? I can you tell that we do. We love it so much that we've created a team dedicated to seeking, synthesizing, and taking action on feedback from our customers. We call it the 'Voice of the Customer' team – i.e., the Voice of You. Recently, we've been sending emails and adding feedback prompts in our products with a single question: "On a scale from 1 to 10, how likely are you to recommend the product to a colleague?" And we use your answers to calculate our Net Promoter Score (NPS).

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Heather Fleming and Justin Riservato from Gilt shared their advice and experiences in helping teams and companies transition to an Agile methodology in their webinar, “Stop ‘Going Agile’: The three conversations you need to have before you start.” In their discussion, Heather and Justin highlighted why having alignment in how you approach agile is more important than implementing a process, especially when it comes to talking about deadlines, engagement, and people. Here, they selected some of the top questions from their Q&A sessions that dive a little deeper into some tactics on applying the methodologies discussed.

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Going to HDI? JIRA Service Desk will see you there. You'll find us in the expo hall and we're right in front so don't worry, you can't miss us. Be sure to check out our speaking engagements: Vistaprint Rolls Out JIRA Service Desk in Record Time and Service Outside of IT. We'll also be hosting theater demos in our booth during expo hall hours. See a live demo of JIRA Service Desk from the product team, ask questions, and win prizes. We'll be giving away shirts, swag, and other fun things at our booth, so be sure to stop by!

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The devil's in the details, they say. And those little details can send you up a wall if they're not working just right. Your real work is too important to let stuff like this get to you. The Atlassian Marketplace has a vast array of useful — and no-cost — add-ons to take care of the everyday hassles, so you can get back to work.

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