The expense of synchronous communication in companies

It is clear there is only so much synchronous communication a person can participate in. There is a natural limit to the amount of time you can spend coordinating with others in real-time, and ultimately, the rhythm of your workday defines the upper limit. In this post, we look at how to make active and conscious choices on when synchronous communication is effective and when it’s not.

Linchpin Events 2.0: Easy Events for Confluence redesigned and renamed!

The Easy Events RSVP app has very successfully allowed many of our customers to manage their events directly in Confluence and in the Confluence-based Linchpin social intranet suite. Easy Events has been on the Atlassian Marketplace for five years now! In light of this anniversary, we will be giving the app a complete refresh and a new name: Linchpin Events. We’d like to let you know what we have in store and build a little excitement and anticipation around the upcoming release.

Linchpin Enterprise News 2.5: UX updates for more flexibility and consistency

Linchpin Enterprise News 2.5

In addition to features such as editorial approvals, scheduled publishing, a wide range of design options and the ability to configure custom news feeds, Linchpin Enterprise News also has a flexible, user-friendly design to ensure creating and consuming news is effective, enjoyable and efficient. Our developers have optimized a variety of features and improved the design for better usability in Linchpin Enterprise News version 2.5.

Agile Hive, scaling agile methods, SAFe software integration and more – Interview with Brandon Huff (cPrime)

Collaboration with partners is an important factor in the continuous development and improvement of our products. Here is a video interview with Brandon Huff from one such partner company, cPrime – a leading Atlassian expert. We talk about our software solution for the implementation of SAFe with Atlassian tools – Agile Hive – its potential from the viewpoint of a US partner, regional differences in scaling agile methods, the importance of comprehensive software integration, among other things.

Atlassian Data Center: Prioritization of new features for Data Center and Server

In this post, we look at the prioritization process used by Atlassian to determine when a new feature will be released for which of its two deployment options – Data Center and Server. We consider the criteria used in the decision-making process to make the decisions more transparent and understandable for customers.

Better meetings with Google G Suite – Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Forms and Hangouts Meet

I have been using Google G Suite as an office environment for communication and collaboration for about six years. In the following post, I’ll describe a situation that should sound familiar; in this case a meeting with a mixed group of participants. Distributed meetings are one of Google G Suite’s strong suits. The software is not only good at planning and organizing meetings, but it’s also an effective tool for holding the actual meetings as well, even if you meet in person.

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