Tag Archives: social intranets

Differentiating between Confluence and Linchpin: Why you need Linchpin for your intranet

Linchpin Intranet

Confluence is an excellent social collaboration tool that helps teams work together better. But Confluence by itself is not a full-fledged intranet system and does not aspire to be one. It focuses on modern team collaboration (Intranet 2.0) and not on corporate requirements for intranets (Intranet 1.0). Our Linchpin solution combines both approaches and turns the excellent Confluence base into a proper social intranet where employees can work together smoothly but which still meets traditional intranet requirements.

Sample Intranet Survey for Employees Including Guidance, Tips, Links, and Explanations

A growing number of big corporations is using Linchpin as their intranet technology. There are some, that simply want a fast and reliable result. But others really put a focus on preparation, concepts and a thorough strategy for the intranet rollout. Right now we are in the middle of preparing an employee survey for a new intranet project and this is my effort to contribute to the conception phase and also help you plan your intranet better.

Linch and Pin – Stories About Collaboration and Intranets

This post is about Linch and Pin and their conversations about collaboration in an elevator. The two are working in a big corporation and analyze the difficulties of collaboration in this company during their encounters. They know, that there is a better way, but they are not in charge. Linch and Pin are the stars of our upcoming new video series. Stay tuned!

How to Optimize and own your own Profile on the Web and in Intranets

It’s been a simple JIRA issue at first with the summary: “Optimize your own public profile”. Every email I write contains a simple footer with my phone number and a link to my English profile page. I realize, that the importance of the linked page is rising. That’s how the JIRA issue about optimizing this page was created: I wanted to put some effort in my profile optimization. That’s why I am creating this blog post as a public documentation and a point for you to comment on and help me get more ideas.

Presentation: Build social intranets with Confluence

Atlassian’s Confluence has developed over the past years from a mere enterprise wiki to an enterprise social collaboration platform. Nowadays, the system and various third party plugins offer anything that is necessary for building a professional, scaleable social intranet for enterprises. How can such a platform be built up – especially in large enterprises? Which hurdles need to be crossed? Which approach is appropriate? During our Atlassian Enterprise Club meeting with customers, Martin Seibert, CEO of //SEIBERT/MEDIA presented on the following topic: “Building Social Intranets with Confluence”