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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 16, 2017
If Alice had had a README to reference down in Wonderland, she wouldn’t have had to figure out what “Eat me” and “Drink me” would lead to via trial and error. Same goes in HipChat. Ever entered a room and not known its purpose? Or not known if you’re meant to be there? Room READMEs solve this.
February 10, 2017
So you just got your team to hop on HipChat (awyeah), and now you’re in charge of making sure everyone is riding the train. Congratulations—you’re a HipChat owner! So…what now? How exactly do you get things started? Follow us along.