The Biggest News From the Product Keynote at Atlassian Summit 2018

September 4, 2018 | by Krittika Banerjee | Posted In Events

The Biggest News From the Atlassian Summit 2018

Atlassian’s annual developer conference, Atlassian Summit, is currently underway in Barcelona. The event invites agile enthusiasts and passionate Atlassian users to network with industry leaders, share agile development strategies and inspire change.

We’re there are sponsors, incredibly excited to be talking about our products and services and demonstrating how we can help you get the most out of your Atlassian tools to improve productivity and collaboration.

Jam-packed with amazing keynotes, breakout sessions, training days, a buzzing Expo Hall, and much more, the Summit has something to offer for everyone. But, in this blog post we will focus on some of the major product updates and announcements from the main keynote. Here’s our round-up of everything you need to know:

Announcement of Jira Ops — a brand new product

Atlassian founders Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar announced the launch of Jira Ops. Jira Ops will function as a unified incident command center that will give your team a centralized place for corporate incident management and response coordination. To support this, Atlassian has entered into an agreement to acquire OpsGenie, a leader in incident alerting. Atlassian Statuspage will also offer deep integrations with Jira Ops. With such a powerful incident management platform, today’s IT teams will have the flexibility to respond to and resolve incidents faster than ever before.

Jira 8.0 is on the way!

The upcoming version 8.0 brings exciting new features such as super fast agile boards, custom email notification settings for users and admins, batch email notifications, multiple editors for dashboards and native mobile apps for Jira software server!

Confluence Server will have an improved search

Confluence Server will have an improved, faster and more user-friendly search, which will display all results live instead of on a separate search page by default.

What’s new with Atlassian Cloud products

Atlassian will roll out a number of enhancements for its cloud products aimed at enhancing collaboration and visibility across diverse corporate teams. With more than 70 percent of Atlassian’s existing customers using cloud products, the cloud-focused product updates will help address some of the pain points that currently exist. Some of the new announcements include a renewed focus on significant performance improvement for all Atlassian Cloud products, new features for Jira Cloud, a new integration between Slack and Confluence Cloud as well as automatic user provisioning via Atlassian Access for all Atlassian products.

That’s it for the most important news from the keynote for Atlassian customers. If you are also interested in the details and want to see more from Summit, you can follow Go2Group on Twitter (@Go2Group) and Instagram (go2group_here).

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