All posts by Martin Seibert

Confluence, Data protection & GDPR: Adapting Terms of Use and configuring user visibility

Since the GDPR, data protection has gained a great deal of importance. It affects all customer and user data, including data that converges in an extranet where customers, interested parties, partners, etc. communication and collaborate. The Terms of Use for Confluence and Space Privacy – Extranet for Confluence apps provide solutions to the new challenges surrounding data protection for Confluence-based extranet systems.

Notifications from Atlassian software: Do they increase the flood of internal emails?

Companies are up to their necks in internal emails and they want a system that will alleviate the clutter. The Atlassian systems promise exactly that: to reduce the amount of internal email. However, at the same time, Confluence, Jira & Co. are not exactly squeamish when it comes to sending automated email notifications. At first glance, this may seem to be contradictory, but in fact, the questions above miss the main point, because it is not about fewer emails, but instead about less work time spent on email.

Google G Suite vs Microsoft Office 365 – Why I went to the Google Cloud Summit in Munich

On my way to the Google Cloud Summit in Munich on December 6, 2017, I jotted down some thoughts about both Google and Microsoft. Partly to take stock and partly to work out a convincing way to explain to companies why Microsoft isn’t the only – nor the best – option, and that they should instead consider working with Google and G Suite.