Archives for Mike Cannon-Brookes

Your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free…

I believe President Trump’s recent executive order to ban all refugees, visa and green card holders across seven countries (Syria, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen) from entering the U.S. or traveling abroad is an affront to our personal and company values, an affront to the founding principles of the United States, and should be an affront to any loving human being.

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The year of the team

At Atlassian, we're taking a bold approach to create an operating system for teams that supports the critical functions of teamwork: organizing, discussing, and completing work. Together with our 60,000 customers, Atlassian is transforming team productivity, just like Microsoft transformed personal productivity. At our annual customer conference, Summit 2016, we're showcasing how Atlassian is innovating to deliver the horsepower and scale teams need so they can work even better together tomorrow than they do today.

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The future depends on more software developers

Software is changing the world – from medicine and education to fashion and transportation – and it's impacting the way we work and how we live. The possibilities are limited only by the number of people with the ambition, great ideas, and opportunities to bring their ideas to life. Tech jobs are growing three times faster than our colleges are producing computer science graduates. By 2020, there will be one million unfilled software engineering jobs in the USA. To help those with the desire

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On failing our values, our team, and our industry

Open Company, No Bullshit Today one of our engineers delivered a presentation that contained inappropriate content at our AtlasCamp developer conference in Berlin, Germany. We are sorry for having allowed this offensive slide into an AtlasCamp presentation. The content does not reflect our company values - nor our personal values as co-founders and individuals. Quite simply, it's not OK. Sexism is a difficult issue for the tech industry, and today we didn't make it any better. We are

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Please give a warm welcome to HipChat, the newest member of the Atlassian family! I'm thrilled to announce that Atlassian has acquired HipChat — a transformative hosted group chat service that helps teams, or entire companies, collaborate in real-time. HipChat's amazing team, including all  three co-founders — Pete, Garret and Chris — will be moving into our new San Francisco digs to continue to drive HipChat's growth. Our mission at Atlassian is to empower product

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