Online Backup for Atlassian
We all love software, whether we want to admit it or not. Some days, you realize that after an attempt to kill 15 minutes with Angry Birds, you became lost in hour long frenzy level clearing action. It’s inevitable and let’s face it: there are far worse ways to spend extra time. Software is everywhere — on our phones, home appliances, cars, quite literally, everywhere. Those that embrace this new world of app driven lifestyles are the people that represent Atlassian.
The company Atlassian is a self-described tight knit group of Nerf-slinging nerds that recognize the challenge in organizations from the little guys up to the corporate giants. Their goal since conception has been to leverage business with applications to increase collaboration and drive performance. Formed way back in 2002, Atlassian took a play on the name of the Greek Titan, Atlas, as homage to his service to our planet. Clouds were parted and a bright light was cast over Australian skies which brought together a couple of individuals, Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brooks, who took on the endeavor of assembling a team savvy individuals that could build their ideas into tangible products.
Atlassian specializes in all aspects of group cohesion via several products that assist in group collaboration. Their own team is represents their dedication to their craft through the many awards they have achieved since their first official recognition in 2004 from Consensus Software Awards. To date, Atlassian has achieved over 30 awards from various agencies the world over. They feel that the team and environment is a fun place to work — quite obvious as their leadership page is composed of functional bobble-head figures, in character of the individual. Any successful company has a team that loves what they do. It’s obvious that the Atlassian group has fun.
The first product released by Atlassian is a project management tool for business known as JIRA. This tool can be used on demand, as in hosted on the cloud, or it can be downloaded and installed on your own network. JIRA lays out work flow so everyone is kept up to speed on current issues and offers an intuitive reporting mechanism that can help management get the team back on track should someone fall behind. JIRA is currently used by over 11,000 companies, including such names as Nintendo and even the NHL, across 110 countries.
JIRA can be reinforced through optional plug-ins that improve functions like Tempo that enhances time tracking capabilities.
Atlassian offers other collaboration tools like Confluence which is a centralized document management system for files, emails and other bits electronic data that tends to get lost in the shuffle in hectic environments. Confluence has a dynamic GUI that allows for users to simply drag items from their desktop onto pages for quick sharing amongst team members. Users can even install a mobile version on their smartphones for teamwork when on the go. Confluence plays nicely with JIRA which can easily pull data in the workflow system to improve functions in workflow management.
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