Tag Archives: Confluence

The office notice board – but is anyone taking any notice?!

Are notice boards a thing of the past? Be it for essential company information, employee representative announcements or personal notices for social activities outside of work time, Linchpin intranet takes the capabilities of a physical notice board to a whole new level. Not only does it increase and refine reach but it also allows for a greater degree of personalization and interaction.

Meetings as a last resort: Asynchronous communication with Atlassian Confluence and Jira

While meetings can be useful to come up with new ideas and alternatives, most meetings are very productive at all, and they tend to eat up employee’s valuable time. Here I make a case to reducing meetings to an absolute minimum and cultivating a culture of considerate asynchronous communication instead.

Migration strategies for Confluence, intranets and corporate wikis

Existing intranet and wiki systems in all companies are filled with content. When it comes to launching a new Confluence system or a Confluence-based intranet such as Linchpin, many customers want their existing information to be transferred to the new environment and want a fool-proof and efficient migration strategy.

Linchpin Launchpad (formerly App Center for Confluence) – handy sidebar, drag & drop app organization and more

The App Center for Confluence app enables companies to provide direct links to any web-based application to employees in Confluence or on a Confluence-based intranet. With version 2.0, our development team has just delivered an improved version of the App Center – this release has a new name: App Center for Confluence will now be known as Linchpin Launchpad.

The frustrated son – a story of data loss and backup concepts for Atlassian products

Data loss is something that can be caused by a number of factors – from a bug to simple human error. As such it is important to have appropriate backup concepts in place. In order to deal with data loss quickly and efficiently, //SEIBERT/MEDIA offers enterprises effective backup concepts as part of its operation packages, which can be tailored to their specific requirements. These can include two-stage backups whereby your data is backed up securely and reliably.

Microblogging for Confluence: Version 4.0 with optimized design and a new microblog overview page

Nowadays smooth collaboration within teams is a critical success factor for enterprises. The Microblogging for Confluence app has been designed to address the resulting need for transparent and uncomplicated communication by creating a modern, straight-forward social collaboration channel in Confluence or Confluence-based intranets. Here we look at the latest improvements to make version 4.0 of Microblogging for Confluence even more transparent and user-friendly.

Space gardeners for Linchpin intranets, Atlassian Confluence, and company wikis

Most wiki-based content systems in organizations share certain challenges with regards to quality of content and structure. As such, some of our customers ask us, how they should administer content on Linchpin? While a wiki or wiki-based intranet gives enterprises the freedom they need for modern collaboration by enabling any team member to create content within the system quickly and easily, it can have its downsides. Here we look at how to get around them.

Is Jira trapped in your IT and development teams? (Part 1)

Technical teams in many companies work happily and successfully with Jira – but software that has a reputation for being a development system is not normally something which the Average Joe can also use for their work. When such a person starts working with Jira for the first time, they may be a little overwhelmed by the depth of the system’s many features and functions. Nevertheless, we and many of our customers use Jira with completely different teams and company departments. The advantages of Jira are not limited to just our technical teams. You can clearly see the advantages that Jira brings to all sorts of teams when you focus on its ability to be transparent, its visualizations and how it inspires collaboration rather than technical integration.