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Stu LeesJan 10, 2024 10:41:40 PM4 min read

The Digest for Atlassian Admins : January 2024

Hey Atlassian Admins Community!
Here is your helpful Digest of the useful, the fun, the interesting and the newsworthy for January 2024.  
📰 News

Atlassian welcomes AI to the team

Atlassian has welcomed AI to its products. AI capabilities are now generally available across Atlassian products such as Jira Software, Confluence, and Jira Service Management, among others. 

Read more here. 


💡 Tips & Resources
eBook 📖 : The Ultimate Guide to Jira Change Management
For Jira Administrators and IT Managers 
  Understand best practices in change management
  Understand key differences between Server, Data Center, and Jira Cloud
  Plan a resilient and future-proof change management process
 How Modus Create turned Confluence into its virtual office 
In recent years, many businesses have turned to remote, co-located, and hybrid work models. With this, it is essential that nowadays, businesses have efficient and effective virtual offices. This blog discusses how Confluence can be used to achieve a more collaborative team when using virtual offices. 
Top 10 Most Useful JQL Functions
This blog discusses 10 useful JQL functions that will help you increase productivity when completing data navigation and issue-tracking tasks within Jira. 
A Quick Reference to JQL
This blog is a quick reference to using JQL in JIRA to help accelerate finding the specific information you are looking for. 
📆 Events

Atlassian: Unleash Agile & DevOps in San Francisco 
On January 27, Join CEO of Revyz, Vish Reddy, and fellow Atlassian product users, Agile and DevOps practitioners at this Atlassian Community event. 
At this event, explore the agile trends and challenges and the best ways to tackle them with the industry  best practices, customer stories, and peer-to-peer connections. Attendees will walk away with actionable insights on how to inspire your teams to build and ship world-class products. 
Unleash the Power of Atlassian Compass & Agile DevOps
Join Revyz's Chief Technology Officer, Sanket Parlikar, at this Atlassian Community event in Pune.  Learn how 'Compass' can help distribute engineering teams and 'how to scale Agile Dev Ops.' 
Atlassian Team Tour Government
Learn how to work more efficiently, modernize legacy workflows, and improve agility alongside agency peers and experts at this event in Washington, D.C. on March 6. Our co-founder Vish is really looking forward to attending this in Washington. 
Webinar: AI at Your Service Desk
On February 14, join Principal Software Engineer Spike Ilacqua from Praceipio as he shares how to leverage AI. Discuss ways to help improve the efficiency of service desks, maximize data-driven decision-making, and deliver impactful experiences for customers.  This Webinar will help you truly define the business value of AI by also diving into real-life examples and cases that will showcase how to improve business operations.  
Watch on Demand: Things I wish I knew before changing ITSM solutions Webinar
Watch Principle Customer Success Advocate Phill Fox and Senior Business Consultant Stephen Laurin discuss avoiding common pitfalls organizations face when changing ITSM solutions. This webinar covers;
  • How the accelerated adoption of ITSM tools over the past few years has resulted in a risk in tool dissatisfaction. 
  • Reasons why you should consider changing your ITSM solution.  
  • Considerations and options when changing ITSM tools.
  • Expert advice on what you must know before changing ITSM solutions, from experience of delivering projects for customers.   
🚀 Watch on Demand:  Live launch of Revyz Asset Data Manager for Jira 🚀
Revyz is so excited to announce our second app release of 2023 to the Atlassian Marketplace.
Watch on Demand:  Best Practices for Change Management in Jira Cloud for the Enterprise Workshop
Watch the workshop for Best Practices for Change Management in Jira Cloud for the Enterprise hosted by Revyz. Join Jan Szczepanski, Vish Reddy, and Stu Lees as they discuss change management in Jira Cloud.
Watch on Demand: How to supercharge your Jira workflows in Slack 
Hosted by Jay Prakash, Senior Product Marketing Manager, and Alastair Wilkinson, Product Manager, this webinar discusses ways to boost productivity with seamless integrations and automations between Slack and Jira. In the webinar, Jay and Alastair covered,
  •  How to authenticate with a Jira instance. 
  • How to automate common Jira interactions without leaving Slack.
  • How to power up your workflows in Slack 
  • Common workflow templates you should import.

Watch on Demand. 


💻 New Admin Tools in the Marketplace


Here is a selection of the latest apps for cloud administrators in the Atlassian Marketplace




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Stu Lees

Stu is the VP of Marketing and Partnerships at Revyz Inc. With a career spanning over 25 years in IT, Stu runs the global marketing and partnership teams for the Revyz business and is based in Auckland, New Zealand. Stu has worked in a wide variety of arenas that include 15 years in senior leadership roles in enterprise IT as well as running his own technology integration company from 2006-2013. Stu is involved as a leader in the Auckland Atlassian ACE group and speaks frequently in webinars on both cyber security and marketing.