Tag Archives: collaboration

Build that wall! – Flextime, home office and really “clocking out”

Modern-day working offers many options when it comes to where and how employees work. While flextime and home office certainly have their advantages, they can also present several challenges for employees. Here one of our remote employees at //SEIBERT/MEDIA shares some experiences and tips.

Management, leadership, collaboration, innovation. Book recommendations – part two

Martin Seibert often reads books that relate to his professional interests, which he also happens to share with many friends, colleagues, and customers. So rather than keeping this to himself, he has now started a series of blog posts where he provides short reviews of interesting (or not so interesting) books. They could prove helpful for others – a must-read tip or a lucky escape as each book receives a stamp of recommendation or is relegated to the trashcan. Here’s part two.

Linchpin User Profiles 2.13: Macro for page responsibilities, improved information for users

As a component of the Confluence-based social intranet suite Linchpin, Linchpin User Profiles adds numerous, useful functions and options to the native Confluence user profiles and is the foundation for the personalization capabilities of Linchpin intranets. Here, we’ll take a look at the most important new features of the latest version of Linchpin User Profiles.

Management, leadership, collaboration, innovation. Book recommendations – part one

Martin Seibert often found himself thinking the books he was listening to as audiobooks could also be helpful for his colleagues or clients. So now he has started a series of blog posts where he provides short reviews of interesting (or not so interesting) books. They receive a stamp of recommendation or are relegated to the trashcan. Here’s part one.

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.

Interview – Modern office systems for companies: Google G Suite versus Microsoft Office 365

Paul Herwarth

For companies, deciding between Google and Microsoft is often not an easy task. One of the main reasons for this is because of the sheer scope of both of the solutions. Paul van Herwarth dives into many of the issues surrounding the choice between G Suite and Office 365 in an interview for Wissensmanagement.net.

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.

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.