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Atlassian JIRA and Bitbucket Integration

Posted by Helen Beal on Wed, Nov 9, 2016 @ 14:11 PM

Organisations we work with tell us they love using Atlassian tools because the way that they integrate allows them to have traceability through the SDLC - the foundation for The DevOps Loop and end to end ideation to realisation capabilities.

Studies show that organisations that integrate JIRA Software with Bitbucket have fewer status meetings and release an average of 14% faster than teams using a different repository management solution. So HOW do the tools integrate and why does the integration increase velocity and improve productivity?

Atlassian's claim is:

Bitbucket and JIRA Software are seamlessly
integrated, from branch to deployment

Let's have a look at that in a bit more detail and see what it really means.

First off, you can create Bitbucket branches from INSIDE JIRA Software. This helps to give an entire development team context around every branch. JIRA Software automatically populates information for your new branch in Bitbucket and even suggests a branch name based on the issue key. Nice.

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Topics: Atlassian, JIRA, Bitbucket