Tag Archives: collaboration

Shared software: How to make remote workers into a team

Collaboration Hands

Countless businesses today employ remote workers as standard practice. They’re flexible and easy to source, and the financial savings on office space and other overheads are considerable. But with team members working remotely from anywhere around the world, team cohesion is often impacted as a result. Employers should take care to integrate remote workers and create a team culture that works for the business as a whole. With that in mind, read on for a few tips on how to help your remote workers become a cohesive team.

Linchpin: Improved navigation in Atlassian Confluence intranets for users and administrators

Our teams develop the Linchpin Intranet Suite, a collection of Confluence apps that modernize your company’s intranet system. We’ve updated the navigation throughout the system and added a handy configuration dashboard to make it easier to set up Linchpin in your company.

Don’t call it an IT project! Introduction strategies for the new Linchpin social intranet at enercity AG

Every social intranet project is different. After all, every company has its own custom projects, products, employees, use cases, and requirements. Silke Remmert from enercity gave us an insight into an effective user engagement process at this year’s Atlassian Enterprise Club Day. Here’s a summary of her talk.

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.