Atlassian Summit is just around the corner, and we’re getting excited about all the amazing presentations we have in store for you. At Atlassian, we strive for continual improvement and innovation, as individuals and as teams, and that’s why this year we’re hosting 75 different talks within seven different tracks where you can come learn and be inspired by industry professionals doing amazing things.
With so many presentations on the schedule, we wanted to give you a sneak peek at some of the sessions we think you’ll love. Check it out, and don’t forget to register before tickets sell out!
Black Belt Tips for JIRA Software
by Nick Pellow & Brydie McCoy, Atlassian
Why go: Nick and Brydie are Atlassian pros. They’ve been with us for 9 years and know JIRA Software inside and out. If you’re wondering what other features in JIRA you can use, or are looking for new ways to make JIRA work for you, this is the talk to attend.
Abstract: JIRA Software is an extremely flexible and powerful tool, which can be used in a variety of ways. Nick and Brydie will outline the innovative ways JIRA Software is being used within Atlassian, and what features their teams find most useful to enhance their processes. They’ll cover practical tips, such as how to run Scrum and Kanban, and how they’ve customized projects and boards to best plan, track, and ship software with the precision of a black-belt judo master. More talks like this
DevTools at Netflix: Culture, Speed & Innovation
by Ed Bukoski, Netflix
Why go: Seemingly overnight, Netflix has become an entertainment powerhouse and household brand – thanks in large part to it’s unique and excellent engineering culture that builds amazing products. It’ll be fascinating to find out how the tools they use help their dev teams move fast.
Abstract: Every day Netflix streams 125 million hours of video to 80 million subscribers in 130 countries. Delivering new features daily at a global scale requires an engineering-oriented culture that moves fast and innovates faster. The developer tools team at Netflix faces unique technical and cultural challenges deploying tools designed for a wide audience to teams with very specific needs. Join Ed as he explores the forces that drive a centralized team in a decentralized organization, diverse needs of their very technical user base, and more. More talks like this
Self-Serve Marketing at VMware with Request Portals
by Shawn Butler, VMWare
Why go: If you work in or with marketing teams, this talk is essential! Hear how VMWare’s Marketing team sees itself not only as a service team but also how they optimize their service so they can spend more time being creative.
Abstract: Digital Marketing supports the entire marketing organization of 600 people. By providing a simple self-serve submission method, automatic routing, and clear channels of communication, the team was able to increase their capacity by 450% (from 100 to 900 monthly requests) and decrease their SLAs by 58% (shaving off 4 days). Both huge wins! Learn how spending less time managing requests helped VMWare focus more on marketing personalization, dynamic content, and campaigns that directly impact the sales pipeline. More talks like this
Application Lifecycle Management at Scale
by Bonnie Beyer, Rockwell Collins
Why go: Every software team thinks about optimizing ALM at scale, especially when you’re building information systems for the aviation industry. Find out how Rockwell Collins uses Atlassian and 3rd party add-ons to optimize and streamline their workflows.
Abstract: Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) is a highly integrated engineering tool platform built upon Atlassian products, vendor plugins, and internally developed plugins. Rockwell Collins supports 7,000+ engineers with common workflows, training, and customer support. Learn about the unique needs they’ve addressed, the challenges they’ve faced, and the benefits their engineering teams are enjoying using ALM. More talks like this
Designing Teams – How Building a Great Workspace is Like Building Great Software
by Alastair Simpson & Robyn Dunn, Atlassian
Why go: Tools and team culture aren’t the only things that help your team innovate – your workspace does, too! Learn how to build an environment that helps teams create, adapt to new situations, and work better together.
Abstract: Hear Alastair and Robyn talk about how the Workplace Experience team at Atlassian partnered with their own internal customers to build workspaces in an agile way that is reflective of our modern workforce. Applying design thinking and user experience principles, they’ve successfully shaped creative workspaces that have scaled with the changing needs of their teams. Hear what they’ve learned about the benefits of creating better workplace environments through thoughtful design to help teams become more productive.