From the Atlassian Labs: FedEx Champions - Atlassian Summit 2010 - Lightning Talks

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Seb Ruiz, Atlassian

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From the Atlassian Labs: FedEx Champions - Atlassian Summit 2010 - Lightning Talks

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  2. 2. Atlassianʼs FedEx Days A lightning talk about lightning innovation Seb Ruiz, Atlassian 2 2
  3. 3. What is FedEx? • Variation on 20% time • Work must be skewed towards Atlassian • 24 hours to work on project • “Scratch that itch!” 3 3
  4. 4. Insanity! • And the company approves? • But itʼs so expensive! • 300 developer days • 40 pizzas • 600 beers • Thatʼs a lot of time and money! 4 4
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  6. 6. Benefits • For Developers • Improves morale – we have fun! • Letʼs us scratch that itch • Breaks the routine of work • Chance to impress peers – bragging rights! 6 6
  7. 7. Benefits • For Atlassian • Improves morale! • Fosters creativity – unleash all the locked up smarts • Innovations can improve the products 7 7
  8. 8. How It Works • Come up with an idea that relates to Atlassian • Write it up! – this is the “FedEx Shipment Order” • 2pm Thursday – start coding frantically! • 3pm Friday – “FedEx Delivery” demonstrations 8 8
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  12. 12. Noteworthy Mentions • Bamboo – Broken Build Tracking (Brydie McCoy) • FishEye – Side-by-side Diff (Nic Venegas) • JIRA – Video Capture (Erik van Zijst) • XProduct – Chrome History Extension (Chris Kiehl) • FishEye – Stacktrace Analyzer (Seb Ruiz) 12 12
  13. 13. Something highly requested? • Brydie McCoy • Bamboo plugin for tracking build breakages • Assigns users to be responsible for breakages 13 13
  14. 14. Bamboo: Broken Build Tracking 14 14
  15. 15. Improving an existing feature? • Nic Venegas • Better side-by-side diff view in FishEye 15 15
  16. 16. FishEye: Side-by-Side Diff 16 16
  17. 17. FishEye: Side-by-Side Diff 17 17
  18. 18. A revolutionary JIRA plugin? • Erik van Zijst • JIRA video capture support 18 18
  19. 19. JIRA: Video Capture Plugin 19 19
  20. 20. JIRA: Video Capture Plugin 20 20
  21. 21. A cross-product tool? • Chris Kiehl • Atlassian Chrome plugin 21 21
  22. 22. Cross-Product: Chrome Plugin • Keeps track of history across all Atlassian products • Searchable with screenshots! 22 22
  23. 23. A totally new feature... • Seb Ruiz • FishEye stack-analysis tool 23 23
  24. 24. FishEye: Stacktrace Analysis Tool 24 24
  25. 25. FishEye: Stacktrace Analysis Tool 25 25
  26. 26. Finally… • FedEx is good for everyone • We absolutely love it • Drives innovation in the company • Some are incorporated into products, most are not • Start your own FedEx • (become really really popular at work) 26 26

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