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. In 2004 their wiki product, Confluence, was released. Confluence comes in both on-premise and hosted versions. With Confluence 3.0

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.

Rise of Micro-messaging in Enterprise Collaboration Platforms

Portals and KM

This is not a bad thing, It validates the market an these features. 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. 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.

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. Adoption in SharePoint 2010. Mauro says the biggest problem with SharePoint 2010 will be promoting user adoption. " So, here we sit; a few months away from the launch of SharePoint 2010, a framework that offers so much more business functionality and impact.

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Sustainable Enterprises: Innovation Intervention

21st Century Organization

Over the years I have wrestled with a graphic to depict what we do when we support an organization catalyze their good ideas into market worthy innovations and depict when value is created. First is the ability to come up with new products and services and bring them to market quickly.

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

Portals and KM

Atlassian, Jive Software, Socialtext, and Traction Software all approach the market with strong social networking capabilities. New entrant Cisco WebEx debuted as a Contender and will look to disrupt the market landscape over time. 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.

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My New Role with AppFusions

Portals and KM

Establishing modular system architectures in the Enterprise – from the same vendor or many vendors – from engineering to QA to marketing and the executive office – integrated systems provide greater flexibility, while also allowing an organization to pick and choose the best-of-breed systems for its purposes. Atlassian Makes Significant Moves into the Enterprise Market. AppFusions’ Integrations of iRise® Visualization with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence.

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Why 90% of Organisations would NOT Survive a Digital Disruption

Governance in a Networked World

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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IBM Plugging Holes In Connections/SharePoint Integration

Collaborative Thinking

Confluence, NewsGator, Telligent, etc) to augment SharePoint in an area where it was very deficient. . The expectation is that at some point, market forces will compell Jive to improve its SharePoint integration. 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.,

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

In Jan 2009 I’ve now published a Forrester Wave which segments the leaders that provide solution (service, strategy, and support) for enterprise class marketers (aka customer communities for the big brands). Confluence - The Enterprise Wiki.

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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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Collaborative Thinking: Google FeedServer

Collaborative Thinking

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News Updates (February 25, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

HP isn't doing well in the smartphone market. Putting another high-quality PDF reader on the market, Nuance Communications last week released (also free) Nuance PDF Reader. 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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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.&# Web Strategy by Jeremiah » Welcome Marketing Profs Community!

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Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote

Collaborative Thinking

Benefits: decentralized innovation, increase speed to market, improved sharing - talent management. Connections demo: home page (ala Facebook - first shot at implementing news feeds, lists etc), review of new features, demo of Confluence wiki.

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Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

Collaborative Thinking

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

We cover the broader market and what we are doing at Connectbeam. Employees update their Confluence wiki, they blog on Movable Type and Yammer away. 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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IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Disclaimer: I’m not part of product management, development, or marketing (I am well connected to those groovy folks, though, who have approved this message). First, my own personal marketing blurb. There are more sophisticated marketing blurbs and a cool video if you’re so inclined.

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

Collaborative Thinking

There are a couple of ways to look at how Microsoft is responding to market and customer demand for social software (lets define it for sake of argument as social software being equal to blogs, wikis, tags/bookmarks, feed syndication and social networking): 1. That said, overall, what is implemented is pretty marginal compared to specialized vendors in the market. Socialtext , NewsGator and Atlassian ( Confluence wiki ) are examples.

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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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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? That said - market forces will continue to erode product boundaries so at some point, IBM will end up looking a lot like Microsoft when it comes to UC (circa 2010-ish).

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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.

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Confluence - An enterprise-class wiki with features such as PDF exporting. Huddle.net - Designed for collaborative work in the fields of PR, advertising, marketing, design and more. Longjump.com - Offers standard collaboration, but also the ability to build new applications for your team to use and even market. Jane Hagen VP Marketing GroveSite www.grovesite.com nicolas ajax lookup is a free service that instantly checks domain name availability.

Surveying the collaboration battleground

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Matthew Moore and Keith De La Rue set out on a mission to determine whats really happening in the market for collaborative software in Australia. In June 2009, we set out to assess the state of play in the collaborative software market in Australia.

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The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Forrester Reports that Corporate Social Networks will Augment Strategic HR Strategies

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

We cover the broader market and what we are doing at Connectbeam. market that social networking applications will make up the largest share of the $4.6 At the same time, he predicts that many firms will stay with established tools such as Sharepoint as the market matures.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Fine-grained user treats The case for easter eggs and other user treats You ARE a marketer. 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

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The Twentieth Century was Wrong :: Blog :: Headshift

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Mass marketing.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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

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Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

I want to make this happen in an online environment, which we’re doing now using enterprise collaboration software, Confluence Atlassian.). They are also critical for the spread of propaganda, fear, marketing messages, rumors, politics, scams, etc. Social Capital Markets (Kevin Jones). Ethical Markets. Skip to content. emergent by design. future of facebook project. future of money project. support. who’s the architect?

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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

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. « Marketing Nirvana November 27th, 2007 2:16 am […] marketing.

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BT Web 2.0 adoption case study " Inside out

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

With only viral marketing, within a couple of weeks over 1,500 people had activated their MyPages. 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.

BT Web 2.0 adoption case study « Inside out

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

With only viral marketing, within a couple of weeks over 1,500 people had activated their MyPages. 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.

Delta Knowledge: Creating Knowledge Cultures - Post 7

John Tropea - Delicious Community

6 hours ago Liako.Biz The future is webiqitous 11 hours ago ChiefTech Consuming conversations and information - guess what, we have choice 12 hours ago Atlassian News Confluence 3.0

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.

Social Software Vendor Roundup

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta See how were connected Connections February 2009 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Categories Attention Management blogging BurtonGroupCatalyst07 BurtonGroupCatalyst08 Business_IT_Alignment Collaboration Commentary Communication design digital+life e-Mail Enterprise 2.0

Creating Passionate Users: User Community and ROI

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Fine-grained user treats The case for easter eggs and other user treats You ARE a marketer. Think about all the things a strong user community can do for you: tech support, user training, marketing (evangelism, word of mouth), third-party add-ons, even new product ideas.

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freezing out on the scarpa flow

Engineers without Fears

In other words, why not put in job descriptions something like "being helpful at the enterprise level using digital tools such as blogs, wikis, folksonomies, Q&A forums, idea boards, comments, prediction markets, ratings, etc." Engineers without Fears Monday, January 14, 2008 freezing out on the scarpa flow Michael Idinopulos writes about in-the-flow and out-of-the flow activities and wiki beahaviour and Andrew McAfee takes his point a bit further.

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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

We cover the broader market and what we are doing at Connectbeam. 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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Awareness, Phased Growth are Keys to Participation on Wikis

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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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