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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

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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(Guest Blog) QMetry and JIRA – Making Testing Simpler

This is a guest blog post from QMetry, a sponsor at Atlassian Summit 2012. We’re at the doorstep of the Atlassian Summit in 2012 and it’s probably, nay definitely, a great time to revisit our integration with JIRA and how it’s helping QA teams worldwide test complex software applications. As many of you know, QMetry is a total test management solution that helps you orchestrate various steps in the QA cycle – test cases, test automation, defect tracking, test data along in

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(Guest Blog) How Diagrams Help Us Build Better Software Faster

This is a guest blog post by Nick Foster, Co-Founder and COO of Creately, an online diagramming plugin for Confluence which lets you create and add all kinds of diagrams like flowcharts, wireframes, UML diagrams and mindmaps for your wiki pages and blogs. Creately is a sponsor at Atlassian Summit 2012. Good tools and process is a key part to building good software fast. Being a company that makes a diagram tool for a living, we are biased towards diagrams. Below, I explain how they are crucial

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