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Save Time, Have a Well Trained Team with Atlassian University

In case you missed Summit, our annual user conference, last month I spoke about using Atlassian University to get teams up to speed on Atlassian products, and at the same time deflecting (stupid) questions off admins. If you have 10 minutes, watch the video below. University, our training program with videos and step-by-step interactive tutorials, can quickly train teams on Atlassian tools.  We've found that some companies get much more benefit out of University than others. "A majority of

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JIRA Highlights from Summit

The fourth annual Atlassian Summit last week capped off an exciting first half of 2012 for the JIRA family, and let us in on a few sneak peeks for what's to come in the next few months. Here's a wrap-up of all the big news. JIRA 5.1 with Inline Edit JIRA 5.1 is going to save you tons of time. New features will include inline edit and actions - many with no page reloads - and back-end performance improvements for large instances. Modify fields directly when viewing an issue Operations no longer

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Summit 2012 Day 3 Wrap Up

Time to wrap it up -- our biggest Atlassian user conference yet with over 1,100 people attending. There were good times, great presentations, lots of networking, great products from our partners, and more. Three-day events are tiring, especially when you're having fun to the wee hours of the morning.     A HUGE thank you to everyone who attended Summit 2012 and made it a big success. Your energy, enthusiasm, stories, and ideas never fail to inspire

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Summit 2012 Day 2 Wrap Up

Normally, one would write a daily summary in chronological order, but I think it would be good to start a new trend. We'll start where we ended: the party. The Atlassian Summit Bash this year was held in two adjacent restaurants, Epic Roasthouse and Waterbar, which are located along the San Francisco Embarcadero. It was an unusually warm and beautiful day in San Francisco, and what's more unusual is that it remained short-sleeved weather even by 8pm in the evening, which on most nights is the time

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Summit 2012 Day 1 Wrap-Up

Things got off to a typically chilly San Francisco morning, but turned into an unusual and welcome warm afternoon. Atlassian Summit 2012 is officially underway. Due to the popularity of this year's training workshops, we moved training to the Hilton Union Square to make room for the 400 participants. This year's training courses included everything from JIRA Fundamentals to Automated Testing Bamboo, to Git/DVCS training. After training, everyone headed over to the Design Concourse to register,

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(Guest Blog) JIRA as a Service Desk Application

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This is a guest blog post from François Dussurget of Valiantys, a Sponsor at Atlassian Summit 2012. At Valiantys we are always thrilled to setup JIRA for the purpose of deploying a service desk. It’s always astonishing to see to what extent JIRA is customizable - so many other use cases than bug tracking come along. We have met lots of company facing the following choice between: Off-the-shelf products, which are often very expensive as they display advanced features, whereas they

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