CVE-2015-7547 Advisory

We have reviewed the issues described in Google's CVE-2015-7547 Advisory from February 17 and found that a very small part of our environment was affected. Within the Atlassian Cloud (including HipChat and Bitbucket) the small number of Atlassian systems affected have been upgraded to remove the vulnerability. For those using HipChat Server on their systems we have released an update and notified all customers impacted. If you have any questions, please contact Atlassian Support.

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Continuous delivery is both part of the agile recipe and a great revealer of inefficiencies. Moreover, in order to reap the benefits of agile, you need to be agile through all phases of the software development lifecycle. Iterative planning and development don't count for much if your user stories and bug fixes languish in a repository for weeks on end before stakeholders and customers ever get a look at them.

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It’s a known issue that Git doesn’t play nicely with large files, and it’s not just developers who struggle with large files and version control. Native Git's limitations make it challenging for team members like designers, tech writes, sys admins, and build engineers to work closely with developers. That’s why we decided to collaborate with GitHub on building a standard for large file support. Here's what's happened since.

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How HipChat and StatusPage help companies manage incidents

💩! There's a hiccup with your service. You jump into incident-management mode. Your users, who are already tweeting and sending support tickets, need to know what's up. Your team needs to come together to diagnose and fix the issue – FAST. This is the story of two HipChat customers, and how they use our integration with StatusPage to manage incidents.

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"Ohhhhh $#!τ. We broke Confluence." In one of our first Confluence Cloud releases in 2016, we broke our users' ability to edit pages. As the head of Atlassian's site reliability engineering group, this kind of thing falls right into my wheelhouse. In this post, I'll walk you through how we responded to the situation to get Confluence working again. I'll give an insider's view of our incident management process, as well as how we've configured Atlassian tools to support this work.

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One of our main goals as product managers as we move from casting the vision to executing is to de-pressurize the room – no one on the team should waste energy sweating over the perfect product. Instead, focus the team on shipping the best first version in order to get insight. Then use that feedback as a compass for future versions.

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