News & Analysis

Atlassian buys Slack-based helpdesk startup Halp

- May 13, 2020 2 MIN READ

Atlassian has bought US helpdesk startup Halp. The Nasdaq-listed Sydney tech giant, best know for the Jira, Trello and Confluence platforms, acquired the three-year-old venture, which operates in Slack, delivering help desk ticketing and automated answers, for an undisclosed sum, Steve Goldsmith, Head of Product, Integrations, at Altassian, said in the company’s announcement that Halp… Read more »

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A new Australian coronavirus app now has the latest information and advice for everyone

- March 29, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

The Morrison Government has launched Coronavirus Australia, a new app for official COVID-19 information, as well as a Whatsapp feature, partnering with Facebook and Atlassian to produce it. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the launch of the app during a $1.1 billion commitment to additional telehealth, mental health, domestic violence and emergency relief services on… Read more »

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Atlassian, and co-founders Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar, have donated $3 million to bushfire relief

- January 10, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Atlassian co-founders Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar are donating $1 million each to recovery efforts in the wake of devastating fires across Australia, with the company’s foundation also pledging $1 million to help with the rebuild The latest personal donation comes on top of the $100,000 they each donated, along with their wives, in late… Read more »

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Atlassian’s Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar, and Russell Crowe, donated $300,000 to NSW bush firefighters – then things got really interesting

- November 29, 2019 2 MIN READ

The Crowe crew cleaning up following bushfires around Nana Glen. Photo: Russell Crowe   It all started with a sooty Rabbitohs hat. Hollywood superstar Russell Crowe nearly lost his rural property on the New South Wales mid-north coast in the recent, devastating bushfires that have burnt out hundreds of homes Australia-wide. On Friday morning, 147… Read more »

Opinion

An introvert’s guide to working with introverts

- October 8, 2019 3 MIN READ

Working with introverts can be frustrating for people who are naturally outgoing. For them, being around people is energizing. For introverts, it’s draining – especially in the workplace. It’s also challenging for us introverts to encounter so many different personalities at work, many of whom are extroverted. I often find myself thinking, “How do these… Read more »

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Mike Cannon-Brookes commits Atlassian to net zero carbon emissions by 2050

- September 24, 2019 2 MIN READ

Australian software giant Atlassian is working towards net zero carbon emissions target by 2050, co-founder Michael Cannon-Brookes says, on top of the company’s pledge to use 100% renewable energy by 2025. Speaking to Leigh Sales on ABC TV’s 7.30 last night ahead of attending the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York, Atlassian’s co-CEO… Read more »

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‘Don’t @#$% the Planet’: Atlassian co-opts its famed motto for climate change

- September 3, 2019 2 MIN READ

Atlassian co-founders and co-CEOs Mike Cannon-Brooke and Scott Farquhar. Australian software giant Atlassian will give staff a day’s paid leave later this month if they want to take part in a global climate strike being organised by student activists. Mike Cannon-Brookes, the Nasdaq-listed startup’s co-founder and co-CEO has also enlisted the company’s famed motto: “Don’t… Read more »

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Atlassian became a A$50 billion company last week, just as the tech giant revealed bigger operating losses

- July 29, 2019 2 MIN READ

  Atlassian’s market capitalisation has topped A$50 billion after revealing its latest quarterly earnings. Despite increased losses on last financial year, the Sydney-based tech giant impressed market analysts with its accelerated push into cloud computing to shift its revenue base from licensing fees to subscriptions. Total revenue hit US$1.21 billion for financial year 2019, beating… Read more »