Tag Archives: Collaboration

Launch campaigns drive the success of company wikis

Writing tools

An enterprise wiki, intranet or knowledge base is most successful when many employees actively use it, driving a good return on your investment. Employees will rarely immediately or actively use their new wiki if their company only runs an automated introduction. A targeted wiki launch campaign can help to advertise the wiki, and create the best conditions for successfully establishing it throughout the company.

“I intend to…”- Why modern companies need a culture of empowerment

In the best case, the typical ‘business theater’ in classical companies is a waste of potential and working time. In the worst case, however, it can also be dangerous for the whole organization. If employees are empowered to think for themselves and take on responsibility and initiative, they will make wise decisions and contribute to a more modern, flexible organization, collaborating more closely with customers, and be better equipped to  handle complexity. What keeps you from promoting a culture of empowerment and using statements like “I intend to…” in your company?

Moving to Confluence Data Center is a job only half-done

This is a guest post from Levente Szabo. Growth introduces new kind of inevitable challenges in every business. As an organization grows, the meaning of “business as usual” evolves. Processes and methods change, disrupting everyday life for teams across departments. But scaling up to a software solution like Atlassian Data Center is only half of the battle. Here’s what else you need to consider.

Interview with the Confluence Strategy & Operations Manager – Tips and Tricks for Customizing Confluence

Earlier this year, John Wetenhall, Head of Strategy & Operations Manager visited us here in Wiesbaden, immediately after Atlassian Summit Europe ended. I took this opportunity to sit down with John for a few video interviews. In our first interview, we chatted about Summit, and in this second session, we focused on collaboration using Confluence and how to customize it.

Good Emails, Bad Emails

Email continues to be the main medium for digital communication in many companies, and at the same time is one of the biggest time wasters and productivity killers. Email is fast, convenient, and normal – and is often abused to a greater degree than any other digital communications technology.

One of the biggest problems is that email communication is frequently ‘unofficial’, as the contents are not centrally documented, transparent, and available to the entire organization. This does not mean that I want to condemn email as a whole – there are good and bad emails.

Your company extranet: Collaboration with customers, partners and suppliers

//SEIBERT/MEDIA has been working on intranets since almost the very beginning of the company in 1996. One of the first intranets was also an extranet. Today, we are quite successful in marketing our intranet solution Linchpin. I am proud of the fact that huge corporations with thousands of employees in dozens of different countries are using our solution and technology in order to collaborate better. We are now preparing the marketing of a standardized solution for extranets. Want to learn more?

New Version 3.0 of Microblogging for Confluence: Enhanced user personalization, improved control possibilities for admins

Microblogging for Confluence is an add-on that extends Confluence to include a modern social media and communication feature with timeline, subscribable topics, likes, mentions, and other features that each employee knows from their private use of Facebook, Twitter & Co. Users and teams use Confluence microblogs to exchange ideas, to get quick feedback from colleagues, or to agree on projects in an uncomplicated way.

What Is Involved in a Linchpin Project? The Full Monty!

Linchpin project components

To help you see exactly what happens when you collaborate with us on a Linchpin intranet project, we’ve detailed all of the components and services we normally provide in an Linchpin introductory project. This includes all of the workshops, a typical timeline, and details of the training sessions that your staff can take advantage of.