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.
A social intranet can greatly contribute to being better, more efficient and more effective – but a crucial question which, unfortunately, is not very often answered, is: Why should we all work better, more efficiently and more effectively? What is the reasoning behind this? Or what should be the reason?
IntraNET.Reloaded Berlin 2017 is over. Our empulse colleagues had a few exciting days at the event with diverse discussions, talks and presentations. Almost 400 attendees discussed the “webification of enterprise communication” and examined the topic in detail. We were able to present Linchpin and Linchpin Touch, developed by our partner //SEIBERT/MEDIA from Wiesbaden, with great success.
My colleague Torsten – our pioneer in landscaping and cultivation – recently came up with the great idea of planting our terrace with useful plants instead of simply decorative ones. Space is abundant, and especially for colleagues who live in the city without their own garden, urban gardening is a great opportunity to put our green thumbs together. There’s also something to hanging out during the lunch break in our own garden with the growing vegetables! 🙂
Last year, Facebook started offering a business solution called, Workplace by Facebook. It’s a variation of the social network of the same name, but for use in the office. Companies can easily register, calculate costs, and quickly get up and running.
But what does the term “workplace” really mean in this case? What does Workplace by Facebook (referred to as Workplace hereafter) actually offer companies?
A lot of business communication is still “off-the-record”. That has dramatic downsides in lack of transparency, reduced options to synchronize and communicate, and less common ground for decisions. This blog post wants to encourage you to reduce “off-the-record business communication”. It’s about your bottom line.
With our Linchpin Mobile app, we want to give our employees as well as our customers’ employees the ability to collaborate and communicate no matter where they are, or which time zone they’re in. Currently, Linchpin Mobile is in beta. Do you want to learn more about it?
To encourage direct feedback in software development, Atlassian is constantly extending the capabilities of pull requests in its Git repository management system, Bitbucket Server. The new release 4.11 supports iterative reviews, which allows the development team to discuss the code changes in the context of a single pull request.
It’s no secret that I hate WhatsApp, and love Telegram as an instant messenger. Because I keep getting asked “Why?”, I’ll try to explain some of my reasons in this post.
I spend about five minutes on internal emails each day – at the most. Many emails don’t even come from …