At its Team ’22 conference today, Atlassian announced the launch of Atlas, a new service for cross-functional team updates it previously offered as a beta under the name “Team Central.” The service is meant to be a central repository for what teams are working on — with those updates limited to a Twitter-like 280 characters.
“When the pandemic hit, this digital acceleration that we were already experiencing went into super high gear. People adopted whatever tools they needed to get their job done in this incredibly chaotic manner, but it kept people working, I think it probably kept people safe and alive — but it introduced an accelerated amount of chaos,” said Erika Trautman, the VP of Product, Work Management for Atlas.
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Because of this chaos, information often ends up all over the place and nobody really knows who is doing what anymore. As Trautman noted, a lot of companies