Atlassian Confluence 4.0 is Coming

Michael Sampson - Currents

Atlassian announced some of the upcoming features in the next version of Confluence , its enterprise wiki and collaboration tool. New capabilities include: - a new and simpler Wiki editor, including better macro capabilities. auto-formatting of wiki markup, to speed writing and editing. - @mentions (like in Twitter and Yammer), for pinging colleagues and inviting them into a conversation. better page comparison functionality. These are good, solid improvements. Version 4 is in beta.

Atlassian Adds Team Calendars to Confluence

Michael Sampson - Currents

Atlassian announced the addition of team calendars to Confluence , its enterprise wiki software: " Atlassian has introduced Team Calendars, a new add-on to Atlassian Confluence that helps product and project teams stay in sync. Atlassian?

#Atlassian Updates Team Calendars for #Confluence

Michael Sampson - Currents

Atlassian released another update to its Team Calendars application for Confluence , with improved integration in this latest edition with Jira: " Since Team Calendars 1.0,

Confluence 3.0 Released by Atlassian

Portals and KM

Prior to the release I spoke with Bill Arconati, Confluence Product Marketing Manager. I got a good background on the evolution of Altassian as well as preview of Confluence 3.0. As a disclosure, one of my business partners, Helix Commerce, is a Canadian reseller of Confluence but I have no direct Atlassian connection. Atlassian was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Sydney Australia. In 2004 their wiki product, Confluence, was released.

AppFusions Integrates iRise® Visualization with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence

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Recently AppFusions announced a partnership with iRise ® , a provider of enterprise visualization solutions to allow for simulations of Atlassian JIRA and Confluence to speed enterprise software development. iRise Simulations for Confluence. With iRise for Confluence users can embed iRise visualizations directly within Confluence pages, enabling others to interact with and comment on live, working simulations without leaving the page.

My App Gap Posts for January 2013

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Gliffy Provides Visualizations for Atlassian Confluence, JIRA and other Web Apps. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for January 2013. There will be more posts in February. Where Should App Version Control Reside? SharePoint’s Potential is a Work in Progress. The Business Tablet Landscape According to Forrester.

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My App Gap Posts for June 2012

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AppFusions Speeds Software Development Through Integration of iRise® Visualization with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence. The AppGap posts began toward the end of January 2008.    Here, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for June. There will be more in July. Convo – The Evolution of Social Business Video.

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My AppFusions Blog Posts for November and December 2012

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AppFusions provides application integration connectors for a variety of vendors such as Atlassian ,  IBM ,  Jive ,  iRise ,  Box ,  GoogleDocs ,  Dropbox ,  UserVoice ,  Alfresco , and more in the hopper. They Gliffy Brings Visualizations to Atlassian Confluence, JIRA and the Web

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Rise of Micro-messaging in Enterprise Collaboration Platforms

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Atlassian Announces Confluence 3.0. It seems like all the enterprise collaboration platforms are adding more features to become a suite. Th emor eI talk to the more they are developing a similar comprehensive suite. This is not a bad thing, It validates the market an these features. One of the key elements is the addition of micro-blogging or micro-messaging. For example see some of my App Gap reviews: Yakabod Provides Robust Knowledge Management with a Social Side.

My App Gap Posts for June 2009

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Atlassian Announces Confluence 3.0. Here are my App Gap posts for June. In addition to the Fast Forward blog (see side bar for links), I am writing in another Corante blog, the App Gap, sponsored by QuickBase, The posts began toward the end of January 2008. In this case, I am primarily doing product commentaries with a few other things thrown in. Below are the ones for June. There will be more in July. SkillSoft Introduces More Web 2.0 Features with SkillPort?

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News Updates (January 18, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Atlassian Confluence for Learning. Atlassian Confluence is good for social learning. Atlassian today announced that its advanced enterprise wiki Confluence was named “Best Social Learning Tool” by Elearning! Gmail 2010 vs Lotus Notes 1995.

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My New Role with AppFusions

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AppFusions provides application connectors for a variety of vendors such as Atlassian , IBM , Jive , iRise , Box , GoogleDocs , Dropbox , UserVoice , Contegix , and more. Atlassian Makes Significant Moves into the Enterprise Market. AppFusions’ Integrations of iRise® Visualization with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence.

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News Updates (June 23, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Atlassian Confluence 3.0. Atlassian released version 3.0 of Confluence, its enterprise wiki offering. Confluence 3.0 The macro browser exposes the macros in your Confluence site - charts, task lists, photo galleries, RSS feeds and more - through a point-and-click graphical interface. Confluence 3.0 PleaseTech PleaseReview v4 Preview.

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IBM Connect 2013: Wednesday Opening Session Notes

Portals and KM

Colin and David showed integration between Atlassian JIRA and IBM Connections and SameTime. They also have SameTime connections with other Atlassian apps such as Stash. In addition, there is integration between Connections and Atlassian Confluence. You can create a Confluence page and it appears in the activity stream in Confluence. This is another in a series of my notes on IBM Connect 2013. Here are my notes from 2011 and 2012.

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Moxie Integrates with Collaboration and Communication Software

Michael Sampson - Currents

Moxie Software announced new integration options between Employee Spaces and various other enterprise collaboration and communication tools, including SharePoint, Outlook, Skype (for presence availability), and Atlassian Confluence, among others: " Microsoft SharePoint Integration.

My Reviews of the Collaboration Platforms on the Recent Forrester Wave™

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Atlassian, Jive Software, Socialtext, and Traction Software all approach the market with strong social networking capabilities. Atlassian Announces Confluence 3.0. The Q3 2009 Forrester Wave™: Collaboration Platforms by Rob Koplowitz is out. It found that “Microsoft and IBM Lotus led the pack based on the breadth of functionality in their offerings. Novell edged into the Leaders’ quadrant with its Teaming product.

News Updates (December 17, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Confluence 3.1 Atlassian released Version 3.1 of Confluence, with a variety of new enhancements. Eg, " Drag and Drop your attachments: The new Drag-and-Drop feature makes sharing files in Confluence a snap. Confluence blog. Adoption in SharePoint 2010. Mauro says the biggest problem with SharePoint 2010 will be promoting user adoption. "

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News Updates (November 18, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Cash for Clunkers: Confluence Edition. Atlassian is hunting for new customers for Confluence, its enterprise wiki solution, and is offering special pricing. With the upcoming December launch of Confluence 3.1, Standardization of Collaboration Tools.

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Being Collaborative - How Can We Tell?

Michael Sampson - Currents

According to this argument, we could conclude that a team was being "collaborative" if they used collaboration software - Traction TeamPage, Yammer, Atlassian Confluence, Central Desktop, or any one of the other alternatives. In my Making Collaboration Work monthly newsletter for June, I wrote about three possible ways of seeing whether collaboration was taking place. Being Collaborative - How Can We Tell?

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Dachis Group Social Business Technology Alliances

Social Abacus

Another week, another announcement: today, about our Social Business Technology Alliance program. With such a wide spectrum of social business needs, it's important to have the flexibility to solve the problem at hand and not shoe-horn an organization into an uncomfortable platform. It should be clear by now that at Dachis Group , we believe technology is part of the overall solution; I typically write about the necessary culture and process-related changes we believe in and practice.

News Updates (January 20, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Atlassian for SharePoint 1.1. Atlassian announced Version 1.1 So it's with great pleasure that we announce our latest release, the Confluence SharePoint Connector 1.1. Lots of news around Lotus. a consequence of the Lotusphere 2010 conference this week.

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Rebooting the iMac. Some Items to Share

Michael Sampson - Currents

Atlassian updated Confluence, its enterprise wiki , with enhanced editing and navigation support. My computer has 105 open tabs in Safari, and I need to restart it (which hasn't happened for. at least two weeks). here's some of those: Thinking about Collaboration Inside. Fredric writes about the emergence of the social intranet , and some of the challenges inside organizations. Sheila from Cisco talks about the Cisco approach to collaboration , as expressed in Cisco Quad.

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Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

ENTERPRISE : points for logging in, points for updating status, points for completing a ToDo item, points for rating anothers business blog post, points for contributing to the wiki (I think Confluence has that built in?) Atlassian Confluence wiki karma.

Four Examples of Wikis Working within the Enterprise

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The first two used Traction Team Page , NYK used Atlassian's Confluence and the SAP example did not mention a vendor. A recent Computerworld article, Wikis that work: Four IT departments get it right , provides early adopters success stories at Enel, ShoreBank, NYK, and SAP. This is a comprehensive article that goes into good detail on each example. I recommend looking at the complete coverage. Enel used wikis as a way to make IT materials more accessible to their end users.

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News Updates (September 22, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Seagate is using the Atlassian wiki to support interaction and communication between IT staff and beyond. " For the last year and a half, he’s been using a wiki-cum-blog tool called Confluence, from Atlassian. Zoho Discussions.

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Boston E20 Notes: Social as a Layer, Not a Place: Are We There Yet?

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He showed Jira with custom connector that goes into Socialcast (see - AppFusions Speeds Software Development Through Integration of iRise® Visualization with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence ). I am pleased to be back for my sixth Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston. Here is a link to a summary of last year’s notes. This is another of my notes for this year. There will be more to follow. I attended session - Social as a Layer, Not a Place: Are We There Yet? "

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In The Next Version - Enterprise Collaboration Vendors I’m Currently Tracking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

In The Next Version. Alan Lepofskys blog about technology, travel and the occasional golf post. About. Enterprise Collaboration Vendors I’m Currently Tracking. January 7 2012 01:30:27 PM. Add/Read Comments [5]. The following lists are sorted alphabetically, not by my ranking. Several could be placed in more than one column. Not all are publically available yet.

How to Manage Your Business in a Recession: "#6 Focus on Capital - How You're Getting It and Where You're Using It"

Michael Sampson - Currents

In this category there are many -- both direct replacements for standard inhouse variants ( LotusLive for the IBM shops, Microsoft Online Services for the Microsoft shops), and those from alternative providers ( Central Desktop , Basecamp , Atlassian Confluence Hosted , Brainloop , and many, many others). The January 19, 2009 edition of Fortune magazine features an article entitled "How to Manage Your Business in a Recession", authored by Geoff Colvin (pp.66-71).

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Key Differences Between Social and Collaborative Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Blog About Contact 21 Days of Wiki Adoption Apple Atlassian better meetings Business Collaboration Collaborative Technology collective action Community Confluence Course Using Wiki Creativity Design & Branding Digital Democracy Digital Learning Enterprise 2.0

IBM Plugging Holes In Connections/SharePoint Integration

Collaborative Thinking

Confluence, NewsGator, Telligent, etc) to augment SharePoint in an area where it was very deficient. . NewsGator, Atlassian). Well-worth your time checking out the demo (just follow the link below). If you are using SharePoint but are considering Lotus Connections for blogs, communities, social networking, etc., this type of integration could help people understand what the resulting user experience would be like. Good Enough For “SharePoint Shops”?

Online Collaboration Tools by Robin Good | ZEEF

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Atlassian Confluence. ZEEF works best with a modern browser. Browse Happy. Upgrade your browser today! Type Subject Company Personal Page name Curator Site or domain Tag Language EN NL FR. ui-button. This page. Subjects. Companies. Curators. Links. Create a page. Sign up. Login. Preferred region. Global (selected). Nederland. France. Online Collaboration Tools. Software tools, web apps and services for online collaboration. by Robin Good. Since 1998 publisher of MasterNewMedia.

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More Follow-up to Our Enterprise 2.0 Conference Panel on Twitter and Business Panel

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Jenny noted that Twitter’s influence pervaded the Expo floor with micro-blogging/social messaging functionality being demoed at booths from Lotus Connections through the latest release of Atlassian’s Confluence Wiki to Thoughtfarmer. Thanks to all the people who came to our session at Enterprise 2.0 Conference on business uses of Twitter , How Twitter Changes Everything.

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Effective Collaboration: Chaos in Collaboration: Integrating Collaboration Tools (Part 4 of 5)

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

For example, you could start using GroupSwim , Jive Clearspace, or Atlassian Confluence. Michael Sampson Improving the Performance of Distributed Teams Navigation Home Resources Library Currents (the blog) Seamless Teamwork Our Approach About Michael Sampson Contact Us « Chaos in Collaboration: The Changing Locus of Collaboration (Part 3 of 5) | Main | Open Text Embraces Enterprise 2.0:

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking: Of bread, butter, cheese, and mousetraps.

Collaborative Thinking

Socialtext , NewsGator and Atlassian ( Confluence wiki ) are examples. That's why we partnered with Atlassian even though they run on a completely non-Microsoft stack. Our development team would love to provide OOB hooks into SharePoint for Lotus Connections (a customer request we'd be happy to meet), but want to do it using your REST API, the way we've done it with Confluence, SocialText, and our own stuff.

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Headshift :: Social networks and innovation

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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socialwrite.com " Blog Archive " Wikis are not Social Software

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Wikis powered by s/w like Mediawiki are definitely less social than something like Atlassian’s Confluence. On a recent 17k user Confluence implementation I led, the most widely used feature was the Personal Space.

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Atlassian ConfluenceConfluence is an enterprise wiki that makes it easy for your team to collaborate and share knowledge. Confluence - The Enterprise Wiki.

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Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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More collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Saturday, September 15, 2007 More collaboration James Dellow takes up the conversation about collaboration. James D makes the point that collaboration happens within organisations & that people will use any tools that come to hand. Absolutely agree with this. James goes on to say: This cycle by the way is taking place at an enterprise level, but also at the level of individual workgroups, teams and projects.