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.

New Publication: Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts

Making CommunitySense

of the 10th Prato CIRN Conference “Nexus, Confluence, and Difference: Community Archives meets Community Informatics”, Prato, Italy, Oct 28-30 2013. We discuss the implications of this approach for expanding the role of public libraries from providing access to collections to becoming social innovation and community catalysts. Just published: A. de Moor and R. van den Assem (2013), Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts. In Proc.

News Updates (December 17, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Confluence 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. Friedman discusses the idea of the Great Inflection, which is playing out in parallel with the Great Recession. Adoption in SharePoint 2010. Mauro says the biggest problem with SharePoint 2010 will be promoting user adoption. "

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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. Each group within Employee Spaces can have a unique email address that can be used to post discussions and automatically thread follow-up conversations. ".

News Updates (June 23, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Atlassian Confluence 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 Discussion about ThoughtFarmer , social intranet software. PleaseTech PleaseReview v4 Preview.

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Defining Collaboration - 5. Collaboration Scenarios as a Way of Classifying Collaboration Technology

Michael Sampson - Currents

Finding a time that multiple people can meet in person or remotely to discuss an idea, work through an issue, make a decision. Discussing and debating ideas, evaluating alternatives, and coming to a conclusion about how to proceed.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

Give structure to discussions and create a collective view with business methods: When maneuvering in unexplored territories, use proven pre-configured, interactive business tools to brainstorm, strategize, build consensus, and drive fast decision-making.

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News Updates (September 22, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Zoho Discussions. Zoho released it's first new product for 2009, Zoho Discussions. Zoho Discussions allows organizations to create external and internal communities where problems are solved, topics are discussed and ideas are exchanged.

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IBM Plugging Holes In Connections/SharePoint Integration

Collaborative Thinking

Confluence, NewsGator, Telligent, etc) to augment SharePoint in an area where it was very deficient. . Of course, one can argue that the road to social computing solutions might be best pursued by not going through IT organizations but through the business side - but that's another discussion and blog post. Well-worth your time checking out the demo (just follow the link below).

Community Equity, SunSpace, FOAF+SSL, & KiWi

Collaborative Thinking

The second half of Friday was dedicated to discussing the Sun Use Case, and the technologies and services we would need to integrate there to support the already existing SunSpace intranet. 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.

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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? I was expecting some discussion of digital media, social sites and youth for instance.

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Your Knowledge of Enterprise 2.0, Knowledge Management, Work Design In Action …

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A couple of months ago on this blog there was an interesting discussion unfold around an exploration of KM’s past and Enterprise 2.0’s I am pleased to report that I will be speaking at KMWorld 2008 in San Jose, California later this year.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

technologies – blogs, wikis, discussion groups, social networking, podcasts, RSS, tagging, photos, videos, mapping, etc. Atlassian ConfluenceConfluence is an enterprise wiki that makes it easy for your team to collaborate and share knowledge.

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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. Once it’s externalized, then it can be analyzed, discussed and debated. There are pros and cons of each, but that’s a discussion for another day.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

3) Anyone interested in creating a wiki for the ongoing discussion of this topic/space? Leave comments to other online discussions as well. Many of the features you discuss in this blog.

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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. discussion forum.

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The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Three Ways to Double the Value of Your Social Software

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Employees update their Confluence wiki, they blog on Movable Type and Yammer away. tags: bookmarking blog ) As always, feel free to contact us if you'd like to discuss this further.

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IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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. It’s a subset of what I discuss with about two customers each week, on average.

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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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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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Engineers without Fears: collaboration tools: stags

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

There will probably be less collaborative work and more discussion / show n tell. But for me critical areas are: Discussing - Talking about stuff. Ideally in a threaded environment so its possible to track discussions.

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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Collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

I think far too much discussion and attempted practice in this arena is still focused on the information and the tools to make it visible (wikis, dashboards, intranets etc. 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 For a fantastic discussion of any news , there is no substitute for Slashdot.

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Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Confluence - An enterprise-class wiki with features such as PDF exporting. Grouptivity.com - Uses email to start a group discussion on any subject of your choice. Available for Mac, Windows, and Linux PCs it enables users to invite colleagues, friends, or partners to a team workspace where members can immediately share and organize their files, notes and links, lead discussions, and assign tasks. David Koehn Mention Confluence but not MediaWiki?

Cisco on Collaboration: Know Your Enthusiasts & Laggards | Future Changes

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Home 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 MB) Video – Cisco VP Alan Cohen discusses the study Share | Related Articles Built Around the Visual: Wikis, Webex, & Councils at Cisco A Report from Gov 2.0

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Surveying the collaboration battleground

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The “top six” list was filled out by forums and discussion, single sign-on and calendaring and scheduling. 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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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.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

We discussed both best practices for creating social networks (see Launching Social Networks for the Enterprise in FastForward ) and the capabilities of the SelectMinds platform, which is the focus of this post.

Are we really collaborating? :: Blog :: Headshift

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

When they moved the discussion to a blog, their emailboxes emptied, and the key team members joined in as needed. in wikis) and online discussions (e.g. Those tools give people visibility of a range of information, includingrecent or important projects, actions, discussions, comments, news andevents, and ensure people know whos working on what. Instead of broadcasting information in mono-directional newsletters,people can engage in discussions.

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Anecdote: Why people don't use collaboration tools

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Interestingly only a few people got involved and the discussion hasn’t progressed much over the last few weeks. Interestingly only a few people got involved and the discussion hasn’t progressed much over the last few weeks. I pledge people to start their own discussions and blogs but no use, peope, dont respond to it.

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.

A Journey In Social Media: We Are Now Corporate Legit

John Tropea - Delicious Community

One of our biggest obstacles has been "fear of swimming" People have openly told me they dont want to participate for a multitude of reasons -- shyness, fear of retribution, getting into an ugly discussion, etc.

infoarch: Crafting Collaboration with Stigmergy

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Pretty interesting title, I thought, and I hoped more people would read and discuss it. Im very interested in the sections youd like to see further discussed. Im interested to know more about what topics would be worth further discussion as I do this.

2008 36

Creating Passionate Users: User Community and ROI

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Chances are, if you have any users at all and your product is even the least bit complicated, people are discussing it somewhere. This could be anywhere from Amazon product reviews to technical discussion boards and even comments on related blogs.

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SocialText Putting A Little Social Into.Enterprise Wikis

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

reply Stuart Glendinning Hall - April 17th, 2008 at 7:47 am PDT Hmm, be interesting to see how enterprise wiki competitors like Atlassian’s Confluence respond too.

The Four Tenets of the Community Manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

2) Brand Evangelist In this evangelistic role (it goes both ways) the community manager will promote events, products and upgrades to customers by using traditional marketing tactics and conversational discussions.

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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

In that spirit, we want to discuss a fantastic academic paper that studies the effects of IT, multitasking and social networks on companies. The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog A resource and viewpoint from Connectbeam on how social computing is changing the way we work.

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Getting started with enterprise social networking :: Blog :: Headshift

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Business social networks based on weak ties are arguably a vital element of an organisational immune system that can avoid catastrophic mistakes and maintain a healthy level of discussion and debate about the mission of the company.

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Connected - IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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. It’s a subset of what I discuss with about two customers each week, on average.

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Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software | innovation Creators

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

P.S. In Notes (prior to 7.02) a blog-style database is as simple as File > Database > New (or just Ctrl+N) and then select the Discussion template. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not dissing the new wave of enterprise-focussed apps (I use — and love — Confluence for example). innovation Creators Successful innovation is not about the ideas or inventions; it’s about the people.

Innovation and Communities of Practice

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3 Equipped with that understanding, we may find the study’s finding not too surprising: “Managers whose discussion networks more often spanned structural holes were more likely to express their ideas, less likely to have their ideas dismissed by senior management, and more likely to have their ideas evaluated as valuable.”4 Idea stage: knowledge confluence, trust flows, and taxonomies In the idea stage of innovation, we collect, evaluate, connect, and re-contextualize ideas.