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Collaborate with your team using a wiki

We know. If you're not familair with using a wiki, the first thing you think of is probably Wikipedia. If that's not the first thing, then it's probably "WTF is a wiki?" Often known to be used by technical teams, wiki software is diverse, powerful and extremely useful for facilitating online collaboration. Why a wiki and why Confluence Confluence has come along way from it's humble begginings as advanced wiki software aimed at helping technical teams document and collaborate around work online.

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We recently released Confluence 5.5 to improve how you create and manage ad-hoc tasks in the flow of your work. Tasks allow your team to stay transparent, accountable, and most importantly, in one place: Confluence. 3 ways to use tasks in Confluence We use tasks all the time at Atlassian. Here are three ways we've seen tasks used across our intranet. 1. Meeting follow-up action items Let's face it, we all have meetings (often, too many of them). We've written quite a bit about how you can

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Confluence is the perfect place to create an open and social intranet. Our Confluence intranet is full of blogs that create discussion, spawn ideas, and challenge the status quo. Our blogging culture is what keeps us transparent, together, and gives everyone an equal voice. So, to help you spice up your company's social life, here are 5 blog posts that will get people talking: 1. The introductory blog post The easiest way to get people to use Confluence, is to get them started right away. Every

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This is a guest post from RefinedWiki, the team behind RefinedWiki Original Theme for Confluence, one of the best-­selling Confluence add-­ons of all time.   Our new release of RefinedWiki Mobile Interface takes Confluence on mobile to the next level. In this version we’ve focused on both responsiveness and on creating an intuitive navigation that closes the gap between the desktop and on-­device Confluence experience. Maximize Confluence on any device RefinedWiki Mobile Interface

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When we introduced Confluence Blueprints a year ago, we wanted to empower all of our users to create rich pages for their repeatable business processes. If you've ever used the product requirements, or decisions Blueprints you've seen how easy it is to also track all the pages you've created on a single index page. This index makes it easy to quickly reference all your past requirements and decisions and also sort them by any parameter such as date, author, or current status. Indexes made easy Index

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Managing your tasks can often be more work than the tasks themselves. The problem is that you typically manage your tasks in one place and do the actual work in another – but the two are inextricably tied. Tasks are the product of meetings, decisions, project planning, and all the other content you create with your team. Keeping tasks together with the actual work or people they correspond to is the key to being productive. Tasks where you work Confluence 5.5 introduces a new way to keep yourself

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