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Introducing Stride – The Stride Blog

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Workplace communication has gotten faster. And yet, it’s no easier.

Keeping up means staying constantly connected in never-ending chat discussions, email chains, and comment threads. You chase your work across dozens of different tools as notifications, alerts, and pings pour in. You make decisions, then realize the right people didn’t weigh in. You meet and meet again. You share and learn but have precious little time to capture — let alone act on — the outcomes.

We’re talking more (way more!), but we aren’t always doing more.

It’s time we rethink the way we’re working. We believe that teams can stay connected and keep moving forward.

Introducing a new way to talk, meet, decide and do


Stride is the complete communication solution that empowers teams to talk less and do more.

Today we’re launching Stride, Atlassian’s complete team communication solution. With Stride, we are redefining how people everywhere work together, enabling teams to take action and giving you time to focus on the things that matter most.

With Stride, you’re able to:

  • Bring all the right people together instantly with built-in voice and video meetings.
  • Turn conversations into action with integrated collaboration tools.
  • Find the space to focus so you can get to done faster.

Connect with anyone, anywhere with Meetings


All of your voice and video conferencing needs, handled ✅

We all know the all-too-familiar pain of trying to jump on a 5 minute call with people you’re already chatting with — and that same call taking 15 minutes to set up. But face-to-face conversations are a critical way of moving your work forward.

That’s why we built Meetings into Stride. Now you can take any discussion from keyboard to camera in less time than it takes to type 🙌🏼 . All of your team members are instantly notified and you’ll have the full context of the conversation you were just having.

Use whatever works best for your discussion — group video, voice calling, screen sharing, and remote control access, across all of your devices. If you need to add another person to the call, with one click, they’re right there with you.

Best of all? Video and voice meetings are absolutely free, for all teams.

Move things forward with Actions and Decisions


Jump back to the conversational context of any past decision in your summary view.

The free-form nature of group chat lends itself well to free-flowing conversations. But often you find yourself circling the same discussions with your teammates with no tangible outcomes. And when something critical does get decided, it’s difficult to remember where and how it happened — or it gets buried in the endless conveyor belt of your chat.

Stride Actions and Decisions solve this chatting dilemma. Isolate important outcomes by marking any message as an Action or Decision.

Rather than getting lost in your message history, all Actions and Decisions live neatly in your sidebar, accessible anytime. From there, you can easily jump back to the conversational context of any past decision. You’ll never be out of the loop on key outcomes, even if you’re out of office.

Learn, share, decide, do, and move forward. It’s like having a built-in tl;dr for every conversation.

Dive into deep work with Focus Mode


With Focus Mode, take a more mindful approach to your work day 🎧

If your team is anything like ours, you live with a near constant thrum of pings, notifications, messages, and alerts. It’s distracting and noisy, and yet stepping away means you might miss something critical.

But what if your messaging tool let you — or even encouraged you — to unplug?

Stride’s Focus Mode makes it simple to step away from the noise and focus on your work. With one click, Focus Mode mutes all your notifications and incoming messages and lets your team know you’re heads down.

Forget noise-canceling headphones. We got you a personal productivity bodyguard.


All your teammates are able to see exactly what you’re focused on.

Once you’re back, Stride surfaces your most important messages, Actions, and Decisions. No FOMO here.


You won’t miss a thing. See a summary of everything that happened while you were in Focus Mode.

With Focus Mode, you’re personally empowered to unplug when needed 🎧

Get started today

For current HipChat Cloud customers, upgrading to Stride is simple. We’ll take care of everything whenever your team is ready. If that’s you, learn more here.

Atlassian’s mission is to unleash the potential of every team. Today marks a giant step toward making that true for the ever-evolving modern workforce by bringing messaging, meetings, and collaboration together in one place so you and your team can get more done together. We’ve designed Stride to give you back more time so you can focus on the things that matter.

We can’t wait for you and your team to get started with Stride — head over to Stride.com to request an early access invitation, and learn more about Stride in our FAQs.


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