The product keynote at the Atlassian Summit US 2017 San José finished only a short time ago – and this year is extremely noteworthy. Here is a roundup of the most important news.
From 2 October 2017, Atlassian will increase their license fees for their server product line by an average of around 10 percent. This price adjustment covers both initial licenses and support extensions for server products. Here are your options!
Email continues to be the main medium for digital communication in many companies, and at the same time is one of the biggest time wasters and productivity killers. Email is fast, convenient, and normal – and is often abused to a greater degree than any other digital communications technology.
One of the biggest problems is that email communication is frequently ‘unofficial’, as the contents are not centrally documented, transparent, and available to the entire organization. This does not mean that I want to condemn email as a whole – there are good and bad emails.
In JIRA, companies manage their projects, epics, user stories and detailed tasks. Requirements are translated into concrete tickets that can be assigned and processed. Dependencies are shown here. Project progress is measured and evaluated with JIRA.
Confluence has also had tasks and tasks lists for several years. On this topic, someone contacted us a while ago on Twitter:
I wonder when you should use Confluence’s task lists instead of JIRA?
It’s on! The first ever Add-on Discovery Day 2017 will happen on September 11th in San Jose. It’s the day before Atlassian Summit. If you are in San Jose on September 11th, please be quick to register. I am pretty sure, that this is the best option to spend the day. And we’ll be finished when the evening party for Atlassian partners starts. Read more about the event:
It’s useful to always extend the 12-month support period for your Atlassian software – you receive regular updates with bug fixes, new features, improvements, and security patches. But when should you extend, and when should you upgrade? Look a little into the future, if your user numbers are increasing it may make more sense to upgrade!
//SEIBERT/MEDIA’s Atlassian Enterprise Club (AEC) had its most recent customer meeting on 28 March. It was a full house at our Wiesbaden office, with many important customers, great discussions, interesting lectures, and seamless organization, all of which created a successful experience with plenty of positive feedback.
This year, we were able to host a notable guest from Sydney, Australia at our AEC meeting, Keshav Puttaswamy, Head of Product (Server) at Atlassian. In his presentation, Atlassian for Enterprises, he gives a comprehensive overview about what’s been done with Atlassian’s server products and looks ahead towards further development.
Confluence and JIRA are definitely great products in their own right. However, there are several great reasons to use them together. Software development teams already using JIRA will benefit from using Confluence as well.
You now have the opportunity to license the entire Atlassian portfolio at a cost-effective flat-rate with Atlassian Stack. This is perfect for large companies whose internal infrastructure is based on Atlassian products or who are planning to convert to an Atlassian infrastructure.