Tag Archives: Linchpin

From App Center to Linchpin Launchpad: Version 2.0 with a sidebar portal, category overview, drag & drop app organization and more!

Linchpin Launchpad (formerly known as App Center) is an app that can be used in Confluence or a Confluence-based intranet to integrate direct links to any web-based application. These integrated links are then made centrally available as small icons, similar to apps on a smartphone. You can personalize them at any time to suit your specific needs. In this way, Linchpin Launchpad serves as an integration hub and control center for external tools in Confluence.

Linchpin: Onboarding and Assistant features to help you start using your Confluence-based intranet

The Linchpin intranet suite, based on Atlassian Confluence, represents a modern and extensively personalized user experience. Our Linchpin development team will soon be releasing two exciting new features that will help you and your team to get new employees on board with the intranet quickly and efficiently so that they can make the most of its features.

Linchpin News Digest – Deliver intranet news via email

Among other things, the social intranet suite Linchpin enhances Confluence by offering users the opportunity to receive personalized company news in a visually appealing format. Linchpin News Digest is a new extension for Confluence and Linchpin that has just been launched by the //SEIBERT/MEDIA development team. The solution has not only been created to broadcast news in Linchpin Intranet but also deliver it to users via email on a regular basis. Here we look at the various use cases.

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.

The office notice board – but is anyone taking any notice?!

Are notice boards a thing of the past? Be it for essential company information, employee representative announcements or personal notices for social activities outside of work time, Linchpin intranet takes the capabilities of a physical notice board to a whole new level. Not only does it increase and refine reach but it also allows for a greater degree of personalization and interaction.

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.

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.

Space gardeners for Linchpin intranets, Atlassian Confluence, and company wikis

Most wiki-based content systems in organizations share certain challenges with regards to quality of content and structure. As such, some of our customers ask us, how they should administer content on Linchpin? While a wiki or wiki-based intranet gives enterprises the freedom they need for modern collaboration by enabling any team member to create content within the system quickly and easily, it can have its downsides. Here we look at how to get around them.

Linchpin Theme 2.13: Hide dashboard features, more flexible design customization, audit log integration, and more

Linchpin dashboard with a custom image background

With Linchpin Theme you can easily customize Confluence to fit your unique company design, no coding required. Not only can you customize your Confluence instance theme, but also your Confluence-based extranet systems or even give individual spaces in your instances their own design. Using Linchpin Theme in this way helps you to better visually integrate Confluence into your existing tool landscape. Our development team has just delivered Linchpin Theme Version 2.13. In this article we’ll take a look at the new features this version has to offer.