New IT Asset and Service Handbook

Atlassian launched a new IT Asset and Service Configuration Management Handbook, providing the best practices for IT asset and service configuration management.

The handbook includes a roadmap for managing assets in Jira Service Management, with pro tips to help you build an asset repository and step-by-step instructions for common ITSM use cases.

So if you're into ITSM find the link in the description and download the book.

Anu Bharadwaj Promoted to President

Atlassian has announced the promotion of Anu Bharadwaj to President. In her new role, Anu will lead the unified "Markets and Transformations" organization, accelerating product innovation and enterprise adoption.

Anu joined Atlassian in 2014 and most recently served as COO. An accomplished executive with a track record of growing $1 billion+ businesses, building cohesive teams, and shipping great products, she is known for leading transformative initiatives across product lines at Atlassian.

In her new role, she will work even more closely with the co-founders to serve customers and help them unleash the potential of every team.
Congrats Anu, it's a well-deserved promotion!

Data Center Digest Q1 2023

The Atlassian team released Data Center Digest for Q1 2023 where they highlight the latest product improvements.

This digest includes the launch of the first Long Term Support release for Bamboo, with enhanced features for better performance, and the announcement of the upcoming release for Bitbucket, with features to prevent unauthorized access.

There are also new features in the pipeline, including accessibility features and safeguards to limit issue-related entities for better performance, custom field updates for Jira, and read-only inline comments for Confluence.

You can read the whole article to learn more details about this feature and what's coming next for Data Centre.

12 Mighty Updates in Confluence

Confluence released 12 Small-but-Mighty updates to improve your day-to-day work.

The editing improvements include easy access to indentation buttons and over 800 new emojis to add some personality to your pages. Plus, many bugs have been fixed, including page anchors lining up with the page text, improved handling of page attachments with special characters in their names, and correct rendering of emojis in select macros.

James Cameron at Team 23

Atlassian Team 23 event is getting more exciting by the day! The guest speaker this year is none other than renowned filmmaker James Cameron.

His session is called "Creating the Impossible: In Conversation with James Cameron". There aren't many details about the session. As a leader in 3D camera systems, Cameron has transformed the movie industry. And his environmental advocacy is unparalleled.

He's also passionate about sustainability, as demonstrated by his foundation and dedication to producing the Avatar sequel in the most eco-friendly way possible.

Get ready to be inspired! And if you were on the fence about joining the event there's another reason.

🗓 Weekly Atlassian Events Roundup

This week is packed with exciting events for Atlassian enthusiasts. Here are some of the events that you shouldn't miss:

  • Atlassian webinar about a study they commissioned from Forrester Consulting that found customers experienced a total ROI of 277% and $4.1m benefits over three years with Jira Service Management for enterprise customers.

Partner-organized events include webinars hosted by AWS, Atlassian, and Forty8Fifty Labs, the 24th Hungarian Atlassian Meetup, and a session by Praecipio Consulting and an AWS Partner Solutions Architect.

And plenty of ACE events are planned for this week.

To get the full list and details of events, navigate to the Goosly Atlassian Events Calendar.

📚 Article of the week: Team Meeting Ideas for Team Bonding

And now to the Article of the week! This time form the Trello blog talking about psychological safety. It is key to enhancing team performance, and team meetings can be a reliable way to build it.

Through engaging activities like non-cringe icebreakers, show-and-tell, and sharing photos, you can help your team bond on a personal level and build trust. Once the team is loosened up, you can move to more productive activities like celebrating wins, setting team priorities, and planning an agenda with actionable items.

Enhancing psychological safety through team meetings is essential for better communication and better work output.

So if your team is new, try incorporating some of these ideas into your team meetings, and see how it enhances your team's performance.

Atlassian Partner and Developer News

We look at Partner announcements, major app upgrades, and new app launches. If you want to be featured in our stream, there's a link to submit your updates.

K15t Product Development Webinar

Join K15t's webinar that will explore the importance of information sharing in product development. They will talk about how tools like Atlassian can help, but only if backed by a healthy information-sharing culture.

The webinar will discuss the impact of too much or too little information and offer solutions for empowering your organization.

Increase Security & Trust Webinar

This Wednesday, 23rd of February, check out another free live webinar by Jodocus and Polymetis Apps to learn how to increase security and trust in Jira Cloud, with a focus on the Atlassian Marketplace app PII Protection that helps optimize data security and privacy.

Server ðŸŠĶ - What next for your apps

Apart from the cool events, here's an interesting article talking about the end of Server Apps and what partners should do next.

A hint: If you haven't already, you should start preparing your business for a cloud future. But won't give to much away, I found the positioning interesting and I hope you will too. Read the full article linked.