All posts by Matthias Rauer

Quality, functional and non-functional requirements in software development

Users and customers want high-quality software that helps them to achieve their goals effectively and efficiently. It should run “smoothly,” and as “fast” and “bug-free” as possible. However, these obvious yet very general requirements are quite subjective and do not give a development team much to work with. It has to be more concrete, more specific. So, what does quality mean when it comes to software development? We will shed some light on that here.

Top ten apps for Confluence that help your organization

Confluence is hugely valuable and once you have started using it it’s hard to imagine  going back to a time before Confluence. However, the more actively it is used, the more often teams will request specialized functions. We’ve listed our top ten apps that help teams and organizations work together more efficiently and effectively.

What digital collaboration culture and social intranet projects have in common with modern science

Successfully launching a new social intranet takes hard work, persistence and grit. But the uphill battle is one worth fighting, and revolutionary scientists are the historical, tried-and-tested proof of the incredible advances that can be made by meeting initial and ongoing resistance with unwavering determination to create progress.

//SEIBERT/MEDIA and StepShot are now partners!

Every company – no matter how flat, agile and streamlined it is – has many digital processes and workflows. And organizations that use Confluence usually have the goal to record knowledge in one location within the company. StepShot helps teams capture information quickly and easily with their Step-by-Step Guides Creator, an all-in-one software documentation solution integrated into Confluence. Now StepShot and //SEIBERT/MEDIA have entered into an exciting partnership.

Wiki novices, your new content is what’s important in Confluence, not structure or redundancy!

If you’re one of these newbies, this is my advice: don’t worry about this stuff right at the beginning! Don’t spend hours trying to find, fix and understand everything or build a clever structure. Instead, just get your first pages up so you can share your knowledge with your colleagues. This is what is most important in the beginning.