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Stu LeesMar 6, 2024 12:10:33 AM5 min read

The Digest for Atlassian Admins : March 2024

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

📰 News

Recover Automation Rules After Latest Cloud Incident 

This blog discusses the latest major Atlassian Cloud incident. For affected users this incident  means the loss of automation rules in configurations. More simply, the incident means the automation rules inside their Jira sites have simply disappeared. This page is being updated with more resources, advice and instructions to help you recover from the incident.

Learn more here. 


Atlassian Ends the Life of Jira Server

On February 15, 2024, Atlassian officially, and quietly, ended the official ‘life’ of its popular Jira Server product, marking a significant shift in its software offering strategy towards a more cloud-centric and data center-focused approach. 

Read more here.


Atlassian publishes its blueprint for making a success of distributed work

Atlassian has published a guide based on its learnings about distributed work. In the guide Atlassian states that instead of resisting the increasing trend of distributed work, we need to adapt to it. The guide provides insights and practical recommendations that will lead teams and enterprises to success when it comes to distributed work. 

Read more here. 


Atlassian ICYMI February 2024

Look back on this past month on what's been happening in the Atlassian ecosystem. This month's issue of ICYMI discusses updates regarding Agile and Devops, work management & collaboration, service management and the Atlassian platform.   

Read here. 


💡 Tips & Resources

 Jira Cloud, Enterprise Resource Center

This page created by Revyz is a hub for Jira and Confluence Cloud information and resources. Being updated weekly with new content, this page provides useful information such as best practices for cloud admins, cyber security threat landscape for 2024, configuration management resources and more.

Read here.  


Let’s talk about CVEs with The Jira Guy

Join Stu Lees from Revyz as he interviews The Jira Guy (Rodney Nissen) about security, CVE’s and how to mitigate risks. Rodney and Stu also have a quick chat about Atlassian's biggest event of the year Team24’

Watch here.  


9 Minutes with Revyz CTO - Creating apps for the Enterprise

Listen to Sanket Parlikar, Revyz CTO and Co-founder, talk about his background, the challenges of building Atlassian apps that are enterprise-ready, how to keep Revyz platforms reliable and secure, and Revyzs future. Watch here.

Watch here. 


Atlassian’s Jira Product Discovery: A Comprehensive Guide

This article by Praecipio is a comprehensive guide on Atlassian’s Jira Product Discovery. Atlassian’s Jira Product Discovery is a tool that product teams use to capture and organize ideas to help with prioritization and intake.In this article Praecipio provides information about key features, benefits, pricing, and how it can enhance the product development process.

Read here.


The Secret to Saving Time and Costs During a Migration

Learn about ways you can save time and costs when migrating. This blog by Sentify provides expert advice on how you can save time and costs when migrating based on Sentifys experiences with their customers. 

Read here. 


How to Backup Jira

This blog is a guide to backing up Jira Cloud. In this blog, the specific topics of the importance of Jira backups, the reasons to backup Jira data, Atlassian Cloud data protection limitations, emerging threats for Atlassian Cloud customers, and advanced backup strategies are discussed along with a step-by-step guide on how to backup Jira Cloud.

Read here. 


Atlassian Status Hub

Keep up to date with the status of Atlassian's products and services on their status hub page. Here you can find status updates and information in the case of incidents or maintenance that may occur. 

Find here.


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

Download the eBook. 


📆 Events

 Webinar: Watch on Demand After the Cloud - The Top Strategies After you Move to the Cloud

Watch this recorded live expert panel session on what to do after migrating to the cloud and also the top strategies to use after moving to the cloud. Join Jean-Philippe (JP) Comeau, a Jira and Confluence Cloud consultant and expert from Adaptavist and Vish Reddy from Revyz to learn more about pre migration challenges, barriers to migration, security, apps, opportunities that come along when migrating to the cloud.

Watch here. 


Get Started with Jira Software | March 2024 Cohort

Join Alex Ortiz in this 60-minute session for beginners to learn about the basics of Jira software on March 8th. In this session you’ll learn about terms, key concepts, and core product features such as issues, projects, and boards. RSVP with the here. 

Register here.  


Harnessing AI and Jira Service Management for Advanced ITSM

Join Gaspar Aguilar, Atlassian ITSM consultant, on March 8 (2pm-3pn NZDT) for this online event to discuss harnessing AI and Jira Service Management for Advanced ITSM. The agenda of this event consists of three sessions, session 1: AI application in ITSM, session 2: Optimising Jira service management, session 3: Q&A, along with a special quiz break where you have the chance to win a Prezzy card. This online event is designed for all levels of Atlassian tools users from newcomers to experts. 

Register here. 


Watch on Demand: Jira Cloud Incident - Lost Automation Rules Configuration Data 

As many will know there has been a major Atlassian Cloud incident so Revyz went live with some experts to discuss it. Join experts, Alex Ortiz, Rodney Nissen, Robert Wen and Vish Reddy along with host Stu Lees to discuss what the incident is, its impact and what you can do to mitigate and recover. 

Watch here. 


Storytelling Smackdown: Craft Products that Captivate 

Join speakers, Mark Cruth and Alex Ortiz in this event to discuss how to use powerful storytelling to create captivating products. This event also includes a "AnythingGoes" panel where no topics are off limits! Register with the link below to learn how to take your product journeys to new heights. 

Register here. 


💻 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.