Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Google Apps Sync: Invite & manage users with ease

| January 27, 2016

HipChat google apps sync

When you’re a HipChat admin, great power comes with great responsibility. And that means being responsible for inviting and managing all your users. That’s no easy feat. Until now.

With the new Google Apps user sync, you’ll be able to invite your whole team at once and manage them all through Google Apps. Or, shall we say, let Google Apps manage users for you.


Uber for HipChat: When you need to collaborate IRL

| January 27, 2016

Uber for HipChat add-on

A big promise of technology is to make our lives simpler, and in some instances, to solve problems that we didn’t know existed in the first place.

Five years ago we didn’t think twice about hailing a cab or renting a car for the billions of local business trips taken every year. That is until Uber came into our lives and made something we do every day feel magically simple.


HipChat keeps Zignal Labs’ teams moving at the speed of agile

| January 12, 2016

HipChat and Zignal Labs

Zignal Labs is a real-time, cross media analytics company. Its platform allows customers to customize dashboards to analyze data across both social and traditional media sources. With nearly 100 employees in several locations collaborating closely to discuss platform issues and operations, Zignal Labs needed to find a desktop and mobile chat tool that could deliver frictionless communication.


Top 10 trending productivity hacks & tips of the year

| December 30, 2015

HipChat productivity tips and hacks

You’re breaking the rules. Yes, you. Productivity guidelines say stay away from internet surfing like this. But, hey, while you’re here, you might as well learn a thing or two. Especially with the new year and all those…ahem…resolutions you made.

Here’s the deal: We all want to be more productive and do more with less time. Instead of telling you what we think you should do, we went to the experts. We’ve gathered the top trending articles about productivity in 2015 from TechCrunch, Inc.Business Insider, Fast CompanyFortuneEntrepreneurHuffington Post, and LifeHack.


Management tips for hyper-growth companies: Part 1, Building great teams

| November 23, 2015

HipChat_Team_2Group chat is on fire! It is growing incredibly both in terms of numbers and in importance. We’ve become a tier one, mission critical app for many companies. In fact, some companies truly run their business within chat. This is called “chatops,” and it is how teams collaborate to run their business.


Engage your community with new HipChat Connect add-ons

| November 18, 2015

HipChat Connect add-ons

HipChat Connect add-ons for business teams just got a whole lot cooler.

Traditionally HipChat has been used to communicate with teammates internally, but with the dawn of HipChat Connect, HipChat lets you bring the outside world in. The new class of add-ons let you do some pretty incredible things, including engage with your community in a way that makes sense for your business.


Meekan and Convergely will elevate your chat game

| November 11, 2015

HipChat add-ons Meekan and Convergely

Last week we announced our all-new integrations framework, HipChat Connect. Integrations powered by HipChat Connect are the most sophisticated on the market with abilities far beyond the “normal” integration experience.



HipChat is EU and US-Swiss Safe Harbor certified

| August 10, 2015
HipChat Safe Harbor TRUSTe certified

We’ve got good news. Atlassian’s HipChat is U.S. – EU and U.S. – Swiss Safe Harbor certified! EU HipChat users can now use either HipChat Server or HipChat Cloud knowing that their personal data is protected under EU standards. This voluntary certification demonstrates HipChat’s commitment to privacy.


Four HipChat secrets for remote teams using agile

| July 30, 2015

HipChat for agile remote teams Agile development was created with the idea that teams would work in close proximity with one another in order to operate faster as a team. But, let’s be honest, working remotely today is as ubiquitous as Elvis in Vegas. Most businesses now have a few – or several – distributed teams. And for good reason. Strong talent can be found in less competitive markets, and teams can work around the clock.


Four HipChat tips for agile ceremonies

| July 21, 2015


“Agile” is defined in the dictionary as “able to move quickly and easily.” You can apply that to your ninja nunchuck skills, yoga moves, or, even, the way your team works.

The agile methodology is an alternative to traditional project management that uses an iterative approach to software delivery. Broken up into “sprints,” teams can tackle tasks in pieces and review along the way.