Atlassian would encourage you to upgrade on every release, but that's often not practical for several reasons.
You don't want to slip too far behind - the larger the upgrade jump, the more work it is, smaller increments tend to be easier.
Most of the time, you see people upgrading on a 6-12 month frequency though, and that's not a bad pattern to adopt - frequent enough that the upgrades aren't large complicated jumps, but infrequent enough that you're not into planning the next one the day after doing the current one!
This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.Read more
To anyone who doubts that Atlassians are a little too obsessed with collaboration, and tools related thereto, let me describe a recent discussion we had (which took place on our internal Confluence, ...
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