Collaborative Thinking: Integrating SharePoint And Confluence

Collaborative Thinking

While Confluence is popular, customers should be able to integrate other blog and wiki vendors as well(e.g., SharePoint Connector for Confluence - How We Did It A few months ago, we and Atlassian announced their SharePoint Connector for Confluence, which impressed both customers and analysts.

My App Gap Posts for June 2009

Portals and KM

Atlassian Announces Confluence 3.0. Drive eRazer for When You Need to Make Sure Your Data is Really Gone. 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.

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My New Role with AppFusions

Portals and KM

There are reasons for purpose-built systems, and a collection of many is stronger than a single-rigid system, especially if you can connect the strengths (data and workflows) of the different systems with common use case connectors vs. getting on an endless customization path. They bring together workflows, data files, and information between Enterprise systems for your collective purpose-built Enterprise 2.0

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Rebooting the iMac. Some Items to Share

Michael Sampson - Currents

SmartQ includes the ability to customize data capture forms. 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.

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Sustainable Enterprises: Innovation Intervention

21st Century Organization

  Skills and competencies are developed as employees learn to assess the external business environment, engage stakeholders, utilize network analysis and collaboration tools, enact data driven decision-making and scenario planning.

My Fear for SAP #StreamWork: Too Special Purpose #12sprints

Michael Sampson - Currents

Develop hypotheses and analyze with the team using intuitive data exploration and visualization technology. ". What would you do if you had a general purpose tool -- SharePoint, Lotus, Confluence -- and needed to do collaborative decision making.

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News Updates (January 20, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

So it's with great pleasure that we announce our latest release, the Confluence SharePoint Connector 1.1. This release has many performance and configuration improvements that will make your integration between Confluence and SharePoint even better. Lots of news around Lotus.

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Why 90% of Organisations would NOT Survive a Digital Disruption

Governance in a Networked World

We provide some compelling ‘reality data mining’ analysis to support our case. In fact it should not be a competition, but a confluence of the formal and informal, if successful transformation is to be achieved. Really?

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Four Examples of Wikis Working within the Enterprise

Portals and KM

The first two used Traction Team Page , NYK used Atlassian's Confluence and the SAP example did not mention a vendor. They also use the platform as a central hub for network and license information instead of storing the data in separate Word documents. A recent Computerworld article, Wikis that work: Four IT departments get it right , provides early adopters success stories at Enel, ShoreBank, NYK, and SAP.

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Community Equity, SunSpace, FOAF+SSL, & KiWi

Collaborative Thinking

We agreed that it was unreasonable and unrealistic to expect that Sun would replace the existing Confluence installation in favor of KiWi, because the aim of KiWi cannot be to create yet another Wiki engine that competes with what is already there. Instead, in the SunSpace use case, the KiWi system will be more like an intelligent index that integrates content and data from already existing sources and offers additional value in the form of advanced services (e.g.

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News Updates (September 22, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

For the last year and a half, he’s been using a wiki-cum-blog tool called Confluence, from Atlassian. For instance, the data center team uses it to post bulletins about potential outages, and a group within IT uses it to “talk about everything related to data warehousing."

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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

Collaborative Thinking: Google FeedServer

Collaborative Thinking

We hope that the approach weve taken is helpful to those who would like to create read/write Atom feeds for existing data sources. We are also considering how we will use it for the Data API portion of the Shindig project.

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News Updates (November 20, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Google thinks the time is right, due to the confluence of many trends. - MindTouch Cloud enables your employees & managers to pull and aggregate business data from data silos like your CRM, ERP, accounts payable, file servers, email, databases, and others to gain visibility through mashups. Play to Learn. Phil recommends the use of a "sandbox" to encourage people and teams to consider new technology for collaboration. "

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News Updates (February 25, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The laptop has a traditional convertible tablet design, with a keyboard, and a touch screen that can be rotated and placed on top of the keyboard to record data. Two Department of Defense units are experimenting with a new form of secure data sharing. TimeBridge meetwith.me. TimeBridge released a new service to simplify meeting scheduling. MeetWith.Me works great for one-on-one meetings, and acts like a public calendar, but hides private details.

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Collaborative Thinking: Facebook on "60 Minutes"

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Integrating SharePoint And Confluence | Main | Will It Take A Youthquake To Re-Tool The Enterprise?

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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

Building out a data center to provide collaboration tools, along with the attendant backup and security infrastructure to go with it, is a costly exercise. 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).

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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

iUpload “iUpload enables Internet-based business communities for the purpose of improving communications, enhancing customer relationships, driving sales opportunities and gathering marketing data.&# Is this data capture or “open&# ?

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Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote

Collaborative Thinking

Connections demo: home page (ala Facebook - first shot at implementing news feeds, lists etc), review of new features, demo of Confluence wiki. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Why Is Social Software So Important?

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How to Manage Your Business in a Recession: "#4 Your Customers Face New Problems, So Give Them New Solutions"

Michael Sampson - Currents

Collaboration tools that support people having discussions about overall marketplace trends and specific customer opportunities -- whether that’s a Confluence wiki, a persistent chat in Office Communications Server , Lotus Connections , Traction TeamPage , or the GroupSwim service (or. With the potential loss of employees through lay-offs or external headhunting, it is all the more important to have this data externalized and in company systems. You have that data, right?

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

Collaborative Thinking

That might point more towards a tool approach, but perhaps the tool of the future is not one of the categories above but all of them together with a killer strategy to leverage incumbent enterprise data.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

This is an important distinction, mainly because the value that social tools create comes from their inherent social components: Sharing, currency, relevance and the filters that can be built from social network data.

IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

It is the data synchronization tool used to populate and update the Profiles database. If you want to use the integration between Connections Communities and Atlassian Confluence , SocialText , and/or Lotus Sametime broadcast tools, you’ll need to configure that.

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

Collaborative Thinking

Socialtext , NewsGator and Atlassian ( Confluence wiki ) are examples. 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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Anecdote: Collaboration consulting—fostering a collaboration culture

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Then have data and good reasoning to back up your stories. Read More] Tracked on August 28, 2008 3:25 AM » DoIT Collaboration from Confluence: DoIT - Enterprise Internet Services Collaboration What is it?

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: What Ill Be Looking For

Collaborative Thinking

vendors become part of a broader Connections platform environment - wouldnt it be great to have Moveable Type of WordPress as blogging options - or to have Confluence or Socialtext as wiki options - or to have Attensa, KnowNow or NewsGator as feed syndication platform options? What is IBMs take on Open Social, on data portability? Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Will It Take A Youthquake To Re-Tool The Enterprise?

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Headshift :: Social networks and innovation

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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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.

Collaboration vs sharing

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Sunday, October 14, 2007 Collaboration vs sharing James Robertson talks about collaboration tools as anti-knowledge sharing. If I understand JR correctly, his point is that collaboration tools are great for specific teams. However each team works in its own context and this leads to the creation of silos which prevents cross-organisational leveraging of this material. He also notes that this cannot be solved simply by the implementation of a search tool. I agree with him.

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Headshift : Gettin' Wiki With It

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The deployment has to be carefully planned so that all stakeholders are informed well in advance potential problems are foreseen and catered for before they occur everything is "roll-back-able" a schedule is agreed and stuck to In other words, its all about the three -ations: Anticipation Coordination Communication Weve been using our enterprise wiki, Confluence , to keep track of things, and I have to say, its proved an invaluable tool for this situation.

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6 characteristics of a wiki champion

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

blog boris mann business CeBIT change change management citizen journalism city Clay Shirky cognition collaboration Collaborative Technology collective action Community Confluence conversation Course Using Wiki creativity culture customers data center David Weinberger Design & Branding Digital Democracy digitallearning DITA documentation earmarks EDUCAUSE2006 email encyclopedia enterprise 2.0

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Engineers without Fears: collaboration tools: stags

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Tuesday, April 15, 2008 collaboration tools: stags Ive been thinking about different collaboration tools for various groups recently and I was pondering on some of the different factors you need to consider and I came up with this (click to enlarge) : Lets take each of these in turn: Size - One thing to consider are the numbers of people who will be collaborating. Three rough groups sizes come to mind: Teams (15 approx) - small number of people.

Collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Engineers without Fears Tuesday, September 11, 2007 Collaboration tools James Robertson has been thinking about collaboration tools. Which is interesting because I have as well. As ever, James is practical & clear in his thinking and suggests a 5 phase model (0-4) for organisations thinking about collaboration.

Creating Passionate Users: How to Build a User Community, Part 1

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Read More] Tracked on Dec 4, 2006 8:59:21 PM » Useful Diagrams from Confluence: Susanne Dickel How can people cocreate information environments? !cocreation.png Which makes it pretty full of "data"! Without knowledge - this data can be hard to sift for "information".

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Surveying the collaboration battleground

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

We used an online survey to collect our data, and received 42 responses. Microsoft’s SharePoint and Atlassian’s Confluence were the two most popular products named, but it’s a space with no clear leaders – with both commercial vendors (e.g.

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Can you find the people you need? | Jon Mell - Web 2.0 ideas and strategy

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

People (and their blog posts) can be tagged - eg “Chinese&# to show up in relevant search results An internal directory, which can be potentially pre-populated from existing data sources, could be a great way to start deploying social software within your organisation.

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Pew Internet Report: 55% of teens use social networking sites

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

blog boris mann business CeBIT change change management citizen journalism city Clay Shirky cognition collaboration Collaborative Technology collective action Community Confluence conversation Course Using Wiki creativity culture customers data center David Weinberger Design & Branding Digital Democracy digitallearning DITA documentation earmarks EDUCAUSE2006 email encyclopedia enterprise 2.0

BT Web 2.0 adoption case study " Inside out

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Consequently, we will be migrating information off the JotBox into a number of different tools ranging from WordPress, Mediawiki, and Confluence to SharePoint 2007 over the coming months. Moving data must have been an interesting time!

The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Economic Downturn: Putting a Dollar Figure on the Value of Enterprise 2.0 for Companies

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The team evaluated over 125,000 emails, detailed accounting data, completion rates and team membership for over 1,300 placement projects, and surveys with most employees. Do you have data on the effect of increased connectivity with workers outside of the enterprise?

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BT Web 2.0 adoption case study « Inside out

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Consequently, we will be migrating information off the JotBox into a number of different tools ranging from WordPress, Mediawiki, and Confluence to SharePoint 2007 over the coming months. Moving data must have been an interesting time!

SelectMinds Provides Secure Social Networking Platform for Enterprise Use | The AppGap

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

SelectMinds can be integrated with other applications such as Confluence for content sharing. Paolo : Hi, I’ve released the first version of my php script (based on Zend Framework) to backup Google Apps data.

Social Software Vendor Roundup

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

That might point more towards a tool approach, but perhaps the tool of the future is not one of the categories above but all of them together with a killer strategy to leverage incumbent enterprise data.