Archives for the tag: community

For nearly a decade, Atlassian customers from around the globe have come together to network, learn, and share ideas at local user groups. Today more than 10,000 people participate in Atlassian user groups, in over 25 countries. The ever-growing popularity of Atlassian User Groups speaks to the power of shared knowledge and best practices, as well as to the fun of the Atlassian community. Want to join in the awesome? Here are the essential deets about the world of Atlassian user groups and five things we think you'll love about them.

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Diversity in our call for speakers at Atlassian Summit 2016

Preparations are well underway for Atlassian Summit 2016, our annual user conference. Our call for speakers is currently open, and we're excited to welcome speakers with a range of experience and subject matter expertise to apply for one of our 7 tracks. We're also excited this year to announce that we've re-vamped our speaker selection process, which we think will help us create the strongest, most diverse Summit lineup yet.

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On November 18th, twelve Atlassians from across the globe met in Phnom Penh to participate in our annual trek with Room to Read, an organization dedicated to breaking the poverty cycle through the power of education. Their focus is on improving literacy and gender equality in education throughout Asia and Africa.

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5 Steps to launching a thriving Q&A Community

This article is for people wanting to deploy an internal question and answer community for employee knowledge sharing. Enterprise Q&A communities are growing in popularity as companies are replacing forums, bulletin boards, and mailing lists with a more natural question and answer format popularized by sites like Quora and Stack Overflow. Imagine having a self-governing community of engaged employees answering each others' questions, solving problems, and sharing new ideas! Launching

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3 steps to ease external collaboration tension

Information is power. When everyone's priorities are clear, we can make better decisions for our project and the organization as a whole.  Once upon an time at an old job, I needed a considerable amount of the IT group's time to help me get a new CRM server up and running for my project. I often got the answer: "Wait." but I never knew why. Deadlines were looming, and it was becoming hard to explain to my stakeholders why things were delayed. I didn't know what priorities were trumping me, or if

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