HipChat is Atlassian’s chat and IM service for fast and easy communication within teams and beyond. HipChat offers a valuable platform for efficiently exchanging information in real time to spread-out teams. A team might be considered “spread out” if its members are sitting ten yards from each other at the office. Atlassian is now ready to roll-out new features for HipChat, which result in more freedom and customization options for users.
Confluence is an excellent social collaboration tool that helps teams work together better. But Confluence by itself is not a full-fledged intranet system and does not aspire to be one. It focuses on modern team collaboration (Intranet 2.0) and not on corporate requirements for intranets (Intranet 1.0). Our Linchpin solution combines both approaches and turns the excellent Confluence base into a proper social intranet where employees can work together smoothly but which still meets traditional intranet requirements.
The big annual user conference of the Australian Software developer of JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket Server & Co, the Atlassian Summit 2015 was kicked off in San Francisco after a training day yesterday and exchanges with Atlassian Partners on Monday. We would like to share with you the most important news and announcements from the keynote by Atlassian co founders and CEOs Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes.
Confluence Data Center is Atlassian’s Confluence deployment for clustered operations in data centers. It provides high availability, instantaneous scaling and performance while scaling with continuous performance monitoring. It meets the toughest company demands on business-critical applications. Atlassian has announced a new pricing system for Confluence Data Center.
JIRA Service Desk is Atlassian’s help desk solution based on JIRA. It assists service and support teams in integrating inquiries in a systematic process. Here you can learn about the new developments of JIRA Service Desk version 2.4
Atlassian has come out with version 6.4 of it’s tracking and project management system JIRA. Lately, the JIRA team has not only been focussing on new functions, but also on integration with other Atlassian products and a continuous optimization and user friendliness. Take a look at the latest updates in JIRA 6.4:
With the new Bamboo 5.8 you can count on a faster and cleaner build pipeline. The build structure is more clear due to better agent management and smarter tasks. Read here to learn about Docker integration and Amazon resources
Atlassian has released Confluence version 5.7, which includes a variety of new features. The team collaboration system now fully supports files in any format and offers in-line comments for pages and even attachments. It also comes with the Roadmap macro, which simplifies the HipChat integration. Advanced users now benefit from the Confluence Query Language in the content search.
Martin Seibert and Erik Klein present the Confluence based intranet solution LINCHPIN by //SEIBERT/MEDIA. It is the central hub of your daily work and allows you personalization, top down communication, news, navigation menu editor, and much more, based on your active directory. Learn more about LINCHPIN in this video.
We have discussed the Scrum framework in software development in various of our blogs and in our wiki. The conclusion has always been: it is not an easy task to establish agile methods, however, Scrum is always worth it. In this series of articles, we have collected 99 reasons, why customers, coworkers, and service provider equally benefit from Scrum. In the last two articles, we explored how the customers and how staff benefits from Scrum. The last article lists the benefits of Scrum projects for service providers: