Tag Archives: software development

Linchpin Intranet Suite: A sneak peak at new and upcoming features

With version 2.0 of Linchpin Intranet Suite, our development teams have once again delivered, giving you great new features. But don’t worry, we didn’t slow down our development pace: the next release, launching Linchpin Intranet Suite 3.0, is set to release in mid-January. What are our Linchpin teams currently working on? What specific features are in the works for Linchpin Suite?  What goals are we pursuing and what customer problems will the new functions solve? In this article we’ll give you an overview of what all we’ve got planned for Linchpin Intranet Suite 3.0.

Extending Google G Suite: Google Apps Script or App Maker?

Google Apps Script and App Maker are just two of the many ways in which you can extend G Suite’s standard functions, lightening the burden on application administrators and macro specialists in organizations. Google Apps Script functions as the common programming language for both solutions, but there are differences you should consider before choosing which technology to use. Here we take a look at essential questions to ask when doing so.

Linchpin Suite 2.0: news magazines, new design, improved performance and app branding

The last ten weeks have flown by! During this period, our development teams have once again delivered new features for the Linchpin Intranet Suite. Linchpin Intranet Suite is now available in the brand new version 2.0. This new version of the suite brings you various new features, improvements and better options for additional use cases.

There is a brand new microblog editor, making the news even more personalized and visually appealing than before. Also, Linchpin Mobile now gives you several branding possibilities. And don’t forget: Linchpin Suite is now fully compatible with Confluence 7!

In this article we’ll give you an overview of what’s new.

Five free or low-cost alternatives to Microsoft Office

Over the years, Microsoft Office has established itself as an industry leader. However, these days you can find serious alternatives that, depending on the application, are quite sufficient and, in some cases, they perform even better. In this article we’re bringing you a brief overview of a few of the most interesting office alternatives out there today. We’ll also recommend what type of user these Office alternatives benefit most; in other words, one might be a better fit for an individual user, while another might be a good fit for a company seeking an office alternative.

Custom software development: Workflows, branches and continuous delivery

Overview of included pull requests in a release

Of course, software development for large customer projects does not run like “On your marks. Get set. Hack!” Rather, it is a complex process which is subject to high quality and security requirements, yet must also offer a lot of flexibility. See how a //SEIBERT/MEDIA development team develops a new feature for a custom software project.

Agile Poker for Jira – evaluation tools for agile teams

You can use a variety of different methods and tools to support you as you plan for your team. Some of them integrate playful elements into the process (gamification) and want to promote productive exchanges from within the team. In this webinar with Jacek Wizmur-Szymczak and Pawel Mazur from Spartez, we stepped through and discussed Agile Poker for Jira.

Linchpin Navigation Menus 2.7: Extended flyout menus, icons for menu items and much more

Navigation menus are an important requirement for customers who use corporate intranets. However, the standard version of Confluence doesn’t offer many options that give you control over your navigation menus. This is where the Linchpin Navigation Menus app (previously called the Navigation Menu Editor) comes into play. It adds this much-needed functionality to Confluence, and along with the other central components of the Linchpin intranet suite, it extends Confluence to be a complete corporate intranet.