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. Collaboration SoftwareNew 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.

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. Collaboration Software Meeting Scheduling

AppFusions Integrates iRise® Visualization with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence

Portals and KM

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. I have been familiar with the power of software visualizations for some time and have interviewed a number of venders in this space. It can be a transformative breakthrough for both software development and the creation of related training.

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., MindTouch, Six Aparts Moveable Type, Socialtext, Traction Software, and WordPress). So how does Confluence bolt-on in this diagram?

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. Moxie Software has built bi-directional integration between Microsoft Outlook and Employee Spaces. Collaboration Software

Collaborative Thinking: Social Software Vendor Roundup

Collaborative Thinking

Socialtext Traction Software TeamPage Twiki Open Source Social Bookmark Systems BEA Pathways Cogenz Connectbeam IBM Lotus Connections dogear component Scuttle Open source Feed Syndication Platforms Attensa KnowNow NewsGator Social Network & Community Sites Typically offer a mix of user profiles, blogs, wikis, social networking, etc.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Home Work Contact RSS Apr 3 Wikis are not Social Software Just a quickie while this blog lives in the templateless limbo that it is now in. Good) Social Software on the other hand will focus on the personality above all else.

Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software | innovation Creators

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

About Videos Whitepapers Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software October 10th, 2006 There is something very interesting happening in the field of enterprise technology. Ross Mayfield calls it Social Software in the Enterprise. It is called “ Emergence: the connected lives of ants, brains, cities and software “ As an economist, it appealed to me right away. But that is the same for any software.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

So how exactly does one “double the value” of social software? Social software can tear down the departmental and geographic walls that separate employees. Employees update their Confluence wiki, they blog on Movable Type and Yammer away.

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Social software - the basics | Jon Mell - Web 2.0 ideas and strategy

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

If so, then the question is not why would you use social software, but why would you not? So short, yet so simple Dvir E L S U A ~ A KM Blog Thinking Outside The Inbox by Luis Suarez » Blog Archive » Social Software - The Basics By Jon Mell Says: September 19th, 2008 at 7:29 pm [.]

My App Gap Posts for June 2012

Portals and KM

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

Green Chameleon

I’d also like to bring your attention to a new book by British author Niall Cook (with foreword by Don Tapscott of Wikinomics fame) titled " Enterprise 2.0 - How Social Software Will Change The Future of Work " Â .

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My AppFusions Blog Posts for November and December 2012

Portals and KM

DVCS git is trending fast in software development futures. Gliffy Brings Visualizations to Atlassian Confluence, JIRA and the Web As I mentioned at the beginning of the month, I am working with the  AppFusions  team on the re-launch of their blog,  Connecting the Enterprise --technologies and people daily. It is an “ongoing resource and viewpoint from AppFusions on the value of connecting business and engineering systems.”.

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News Updates (November 18, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of the biggest barriers to effective online group working has been the need for everyone to work on the same software package. Often many in the group have to acquire and learn new software. Cash for Clunkers: Confluence Edition. Standardization of Collaboration Tools.

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What is your tacit knowledge productivity premium?

Governance in a Networked World

I blogged elsewhere about the "death of the manual" [link] Over the past week or so I have been busy integrating our product suite into a Confluence Wiki platform. There are many levels that you can work with on the confluence wiki. In the software industry we know that the productivity difference between a great software engineer and an average one is in the 100%s.

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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! Confluence beat out Ning and Facebook to win the award.

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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. IBM has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Lombardi, a privately held software company based in Austin, Texas, which has about 200 employees worldwide. Adoption in SharePoint 2010.

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Rise of Micro-messaging in Enterprise Collaboration Platforms

Portals and KM

Atlassian Announces Confluence 3.0. Traction Software Releases Team Page 4.1 – Better Enabling the Social Side of Work. 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.

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. Central Desktop is the only pure software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering with a focus on small and medium businesses, as well as enterprise departments.” Atlassian Announces Confluence 3.0. Jive Software – Enterprise 2.0 The Q3 2009 Forrester Wave™: Collaboration Platforms by Rob Koplowitz is out.

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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 IBM Press announced the forthcoming availability of a new book on Lotus Connections, "IBM Lotus Connections: Planning and Implementing Social Software for Your Enterprise".

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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. Although it's an indicator of collaboration, the use of collaboration software is an indicator I reject. In my Making Collaboration Work monthly newsletter for June, I wrote about three possible ways of seeing whether collaboration was taking place.

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

Portals and KM

The problem is that social software is treated as another box in the enterprise tech stack. He asked how many in the audience have social software efforts underway.   The problem is that each new software thinks it is the center of the universe. He showed Jira with custom connector that goes into Socialcast (see - AppFusions Speeds Software Development Through Integration of iRise® Visualization with Atlassian JIRA, Confluence ).

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Clay Shirky on Institutions vs. Collaboration – Business 2.0

Elsua

looking at business driving enterprise social software tools, rather than the other way round [link] " And the suspense was over! They will need custom built social platforms, or products such as Confluence, Jive, Socialtext and Lotus Connections. "

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IBM Connect 2013: Wednesday Opening Session Notes

Portals and KM

AppFusions builds software that bring tools together. 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. I am very pleased to be back again after the last two years thanks to IBM’s support.

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News Updates (January 20, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The software brings the SharePoint 2010-based professional network into the Lotus Notes email client, with support for SharePoint User Profiles and My Sites, making it easy for Lotus Notes users to search for and connect with people they work with. Lots of news around Lotus.

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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?) note: today most community software has a spam removal system).

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.

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. For example, instead of using broadcast e-mails on hardware changes or software upgrades, IT now notifies anyone affected by the changes via a wiki with subscription notification capabilities. SAP's Software Developer Network (SDN) wiki is a reference and collaboration tool for more than 1 million independent SAP software developers.

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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

Online Collaboration Tools by Robin Good | ZEEF

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Software tools, web apps and services for online collaboration. Free Video Conferencing Software. Forum Software. Wiki Software. 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.

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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.

Collaborative Thinking: Google FeedServer

Collaborative Thinking

Abdera is an effort undergoing incubation at the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), sponsored by the Apache Incubator PMC.

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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. Zoho Discussions. Zoho released it's first new product for 2009, Zoho Discussions.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Below you’ll find a list of over 100 vendors (and more in the comments) of vendors that offer commodity community software. Overtime, like blogs, these will ‘normalize’ What is “White Label&# Software? Confluence - The Enterprise Wiki.

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Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Why Is Social Software So Important? 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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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. If you are following open source developments related to social networks, communities, and/or the semantic web, these three efforts (Community Equity, FOAF+SSL, and Kiwi) should be of interest: CommunityEquity.

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News Updates (November 20, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The biggest stumbling block is getting your team comfortable with the new software or service and truly understanding the benefits it provides. Indeed, with Gartner predicting that 80% of social software platforms will include enterprise microblogging as a standard feature by 2011, there should be little doubt about the future durability of this important enterprise tool. Google thinks the time is right, due to the confluence of many trends. - Play to Learn.

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News Updates (February 25, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Nuance Communications is the creator of the well-known Dragon NaturallySpeaking speech-recognition software and OmniPage OCR (Optical Character Recognition), among other excellent applications. " 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

The open source model allows Alfresco to use best-of-breed open source technologies and contributions from the open source community to get higher quality software produced more quickly at much lower cost. Traction Software “Founded in 1996, Traction® Software, Inc.

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

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Building A Robust Feed Syndication Platform | Main | Blogging Shoulder To Shoulder » March 15, 2008 Of bread, butter, cheese, and mousetraps. Interesting comment below regarding a little debate between Sam Lawrence of Jive Software and Lawrence Liu of Microsoft regarding the recent SharePoint conference. Socialtext , NewsGator and Atlassian ( Confluence wiki ) are examples.

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IBM Lotus Connections, in plain English " Connected

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

I am now the Social Enterprise Evangelist at Jive Software. In my opinion, IBM Lotus Connections is primarily social networking software, not collaboration software. There are two ways to use social networking software. He’s a senior software engineer in the UK.

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