Get started with ChatOps in 3 simple steps

, Product Marketing | March 29, 2017

You spend half your day communicating with your team in chat and the other half jumping between other apps, browser tabs, and email chains. If you’ve ever thought there must be a better way, you’re right on the money. Today’s technology offers the advantage of bringing all your team’s important information into one cohesive workflow. We call this ChatOps.

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5 simple ways your IT team can embrace ChatOps

, Product Marketing | March 28, 2017

As an IT professional, you’re all about creating the fastest, smoothest, most forward-thinking solutions. Being on the cutting edge of technology, you may have heard of this ChatOps thing a time or two. Joining your everyday tasks with your everyday communications in one central hub—what could be simpler or more potent than that?

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4 tips for scaling your business from a few to many

| March 21, 2017

This is a guest blog post by Jack Saville, Online Marketer at Bynder.

When a company grows from tens to hundreds of employees in a short period of time, there are bound to be growing pains. How do people meet and work closely together? How does company culture thrive? At Bynder, a digital asset management provider, we faced these questions head-on—growing from 50 to 250 employees in two years.

As hard as growing can be, we’ve found some simple ways to scale our business and maintain our core values. Here are some nuggets of wisdom we’d love to share.

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Meet Polly Bot: Add polls to your rooms

| March 14, 2017

Where should your team meet after work for drinks? What color should your T-shirts be? Who should be your team’s mascot? You’ve all got opinions, and Polly Bot keeps tally of them so your team can make a decision. Create the poll, monitor it, and shut it down—all within your HipChat room.

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Better Python Testing: How to Mock AWS [video]

, HipChat DevOps Engineer | March 08, 2017

At Atlassian, my fellow engineers and I often find ourselves creating tools that rapidly become crucial to our own workflows. Because of this, the practice of writing tests to ensure consistent behavior is almost second nature for us.

We’re aware that this is not the case for everyone.

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Rest assured with Bitbucket Pipelines build notifications in HipChat

, Product Marketing Manager, Bitbucket | March 06, 2017

Every time you trigger a build in Bitbucket Pipelines, you remain glued to your desk, constantly checking to see if the build has passed. With the new Bitbucket Pipeline integration, there’s no need to wait around. Now, when your build fails, HipChat will send you an instant notification. You’ve got plenty to do, so let the information come to you, not the other way around.

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New Confluence integration elevates the power of the Atlassian suite

, Product Marketing | March 01, 2017

The Atlassian suite is stacked with tools that help teams work better together. These tools are all powerful in themselves, but when united, an evermore powerful workflow is created. Our new Confluence for HipChat integration shows just this.

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Putting the “me” in “team”: how to personalize your HipChat apps

| February 28, 2017

You’re a team player, and you put the team first. But to be a great team player, you first have to look out for yourself. We’ve designed HipChat for individuals who build out a team—which means you should be setting up your HipChat integrations and workflow so it works best for you.

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xMatters integration puts ChatOps into incident management

, Product Marketing | February 27, 2017

When there’s an incident, teams need two things: communication and urgency. The right players must be notified and brought up to speed—fast. xMatters provides a powerful solution that connects both the tools and people needed to resolve an issue. And it only gets more powerful with the new xMatters for HipChat integration that brings the right people together to discuss, make decisions, and resolve issues faster.

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Built-in SAML 2.0 for HipChat Server 2.2 provides simplified user management

, Product Marketing | February 24, 2017

We’re excited to announce that SAML 2.0 support is now available out of the box with HipChat Server 2.2, giving teams a more secure and painless way to sign in. We want to make the lives of both admins and users easier, especially when it comes to accessing HipChat Server.

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