Now that the era of Hipchat and Stride is at an end, we can reflect upon our transition from these Atlassian solutions to Google Hangouts Chat for group chat and messaging in organizations.
Last year, Facebook started offering a business solution called, Workplace by Facebook. It’s a variation of the social network of the same name, but for use in the office. Companies can easily register, calculate costs, and quickly get up and running.
But what does the term “workplace” really mean in this case? What does Workplace by Facebook (referred to as Workplace hereafter) actually offer companies?
Last year, Facebook started offering a solution for organizations called, Facebook for Work. It then officially started development in October 2016, changing its name to Workplace by Facebook. The question is, though, how much “workplace” is really in Workplace by Facebook? Is it mainly an intranet, or can it even be an alternative to a digital workplace?
It’s impossible to reproduce such an abundance of news and information from an Atlassian summit in a compact blog post (and immediately after the end of the keynote). In this post, we want to focus on the most important news regarding the Atlassian products.
In nearly every type of company, there are employees who are on the road often and can’t regularly be in the office. This can include sales representatives, consultants, commercial workers, and more. Individuals who need to be mobile have one thing in common: they’re usually on their own when it comes to staying up to date with company information. And information doesn’t just flow one way. The mobile app for Linchpin intranets helps such employees in real-life situations get necessary information quickly and easily. This can benefit the entire organization in several ways.
There isn’t much debate when it comes to the meaning of corporate branding. Both external and internal communication demand clean lines, if we’re talking about the general image of a company. With the introduction and development of an enterprise wiki, like Confluence, the adaptation to individual corporate design can bring value to companies and, most of all, to employees.
The beginning of the year is often a time when companies and teams plan their product development for the coming months. Project, product, and development managers gather to assess meetings, distribute resources, and commit to roadmaps. To facilitate this, Atlassian developed Portfolio for JIRA, which is now in version 2.2. The new release gives teams the ability to compare initial and current project timelines, select the best roadmap scenario, and determine their velocity.
For years, mobile internet use has been on the rise. In 2015, over half of all Google searches worldwide originated from mobile devices. Yet another milestone was reached in 2016, as smartphones surpassed other devices in terms of where internet is accessed.
The new Linchpin intranet app fits right into this type of smartphone usage. Though a mobile intranet isn’t a chat application, it should also have social and communication features to provide mobile users with an interactive experience for mobile users.
Confluence and JIRA interact with one another very closely. In one of our live webinars, my colleague, Jan Kuntscher, and I demonstrate JIRA integration in Confluence. Not only do we show standard features such as individual operations, configurable process lists, and JIRA task list creation within Confluence, we also provide some helpful tips for features that may be unfamiliar to you.
Atlassian tools help companies advance and simplify, systematize and integrate processes. We support our customers with customized solutions to help them work better and use Atlassian software to solve their unique challenges. Here is a new case study of our customer CIP4 Organization.