As announced during the 2013 Atlassian Summit, HipChat Server 1.0 was just released. Atlasssian’s professional team chat and instant messaging solution HipChat can now be run securely behind the Firewall. Great news for businesses in search of a straight forward, quick and slim platform for team communication and for whom a Cloud Service is not an option. Plans for HipChat Server start at $10 for up to 10 users per year. Proceeds from sales of the $10 starter version will be donated to charity. Read about all the features in this post…
Why use LINCHPIN to implement a real social intranet? LINCHPIN is the central hub for your employees, featuring top down communication and full personalization, depending on location and language settings. Based on your LDAP, your active directory, the Navigation Menu Editor will customize contents for the user. LINCHPIN offers News, Highlights, Expert Search, Menus, and much more.
New to Confluence? Not sure how to structure your contents? In this short video tutorial, Martin Seibert explains how to structure content in Confluence by using spaces:
Integrate Events in Confluence more smoothly with the Easy Events Plugin. Sven Heß, who was involved in developing the plugin, and Martin Seibert take a look at the features of the plugin. By a simple click, a user can join the event and invite other participants. No need to create and update complicated tables. The plugin is available on the Atlassian Marketplace for only US$ 10 for unlimited users.
The Highlights plugin within the LINCHPIN social intranet allows different corporate news to be published to different user groups, depending on their location, department or other variables. It is based on the Custom User Profile plugin. In this video, Martin Seibert and Eric Klein demonstrate the features of the Highlights plugin.
The basis for this article were recently constructed under the leadership of Martin Seibert at an open-space session at the WikiSym in Portugal. The original document is available in English under the title “How good is MS Sharepoint as a wiki?”
Without professional knowledge management, companies are losing potential, wasting resources, and acquiring unwanted competitive disadvantages. Along with many other companies, the industry giant Microsoft has rolled out its own application, SharePoint, which allows data to be centrally deposited and edited.
We have discussed the Scrum framework in software development in various of our blogs and in our wiki. The conclusion has always been: it is not an easy task to establish agile methods, however, Scrum is always worth it. In this series of articles, we have collected 99 reasons, why customers, coworkers, and service provider equally benefit from Scrum. In the last two articles, we explored how the customers and how staff benefits from Scrum. The last article lists the benefits of Scrum projects for service providers:
We have discussed the Scrum framework in software development in various of our blogs and in our wiki. The conclusion has always been: it is not an easy task to establish agile methods, however, Scrum is always worth it. In this series of articles, we have collected 99 reasons, why customers, coworkers, and service provider equally benefit from Scrum. In the last article, we explored how the customers benefit. This article focuses on the benefits of Scrum projects for staff: