Archives for the tag: JIRA

As teams transition to an agile development workflow, many struggle with how to adapt traditional testing methods in an agile culture. Teams are often forced to trade off the quality of their product against the speed of shipping. At Atlassian, we've pioneered a different approach, known as Quality Assistance. Instead of creating a separate test team to hold responsibility for quality, a small team of Quality Assistance engineers evangelizes and coaches sustainable testing methods across the

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Meet the new gold standard in workflow automation

I've been called many things by many people, and 'borderline OCD' is one that pops up more frequently than I should probably admit. It's just so satisfying when my own records match those of my bank... when I know the next 3 turns I need to make when driving to someplace new... when the issues on my agile board perfectly reflect the state of my project. Ahh, bliss. Now, 'lazy' is a moniker I've assigned myself on occasion, but always with a wink. I love making computers perform simple tasks for

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Guest blog: Burnup reports for agile teams

Atlassian's public issue tracker, jira.atlassian.com, contains all kinds of feature requests from our customers. Occasionally, our ecosystem of add-on developers takes it upon themselves to build an add-on that implements one of these features, such as Broken Build recently did with GHS-5513. Meet them at Atlassian Summit 2014! “As a Scrum Master, I'd like to have BurnUp Charts available on the Rapid Board” says GHS-5513. What is a burnup chart anyway, and why does it matter? Can't you just

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Atlassian Enterprise offerings webinar series – JIRA Data Center recap

Last week, Atlassian hosted the first live webinar on its Enterprise Offerings series, "JIRA Data Center: High availability and performance at scale for your enterprise." Atlassian's Otto Ruettinger, JIRA Enterprise Principal Product Manager, took attendees through an overview of the JIRA Data Center deployment option and how it better meets the needs of large organizations, including: How it's designed to provide high availability and performance at scale for enterprise customers A brief

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Introducing new Atlassian Enterprise offerings

Many companies begin their JIRA journey by running it on a server under someone's desk. This is typically a short-lived situation – After someone inadvertently unplugs that machine one too many times, the JIRA instance gets moved to the company data center. We hear this story all the time. And for many of the IT teams inheriting a system like this, they have many needs that go well beyond the capabilities of a single server application. We have listened to our largest customers, and today we're proud

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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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