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What is a Wiki Part III: 5 Ways Managers Can Use a Wiki

With 14 wiki myths busted, and 10 reasons to use a wiki as clear as day, it's time to take a closer look at how different teams can benefit from using a wiki, starting with management teams in part three of this 'What is a Wiki' series. 5 Ways Managers Can Use a Wiki Confluence is built for everyone - from your most basic users in the mail room, to your advanced techies on your development team - YES, even for you too Mr(s). Manager. If you manage a team, you might find it difficult to: Track

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We're often asked by other Atlassians, 'Does Team Calendars have a release this month?'. To which we satisfyingly respond with another question: Does Atlassian's beer cart roll around every Friday at 4 PM? We don't mean to be rude, or arrogant, but we're proud of our dev speed, and it's turned us into a confident lot. This is our 13th release in 11 months. We simply love putting new features into the hands of our customers as fast as possible. So without further adue, we're excited to announce

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Instant Messaging is an effective means for quickly communicating with your team and sharing information. It's more immediate than email, but less distracting then tapping your co-worker on the shoulder to ask a question. HipChat offers instant messaging via both private one-on-one chats and group chats - allowing for either private conversations or team discussions - a perfect communication tool to use alongside Confluence. However, connecting the two can take your team's productivity to new

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What is a Wiki Part II: 10 Reasons to Use a Wiki

Last week we revealed the truth about wikis, busting 14 wiki myths. Today we take a look at 10 reasons why you should use a wiki, one in particular, Confluence. 10 Reasons to Use a Wiki #1 Get More Done, Together Get the best people on the right tasks and produce better overall results by letting everyone contribute. Break down information silos between teams, departments, and individuals – it's crowd-sourcing for your organization.   #2 Anyone Can Contribute Anyone can put content

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Landscape Your Wiki with Ad hoc Canvas

This is a guest post by Roberto Dominguez, founder and President of Comalatech, creators of Ad hoc Workflows, a tool that provides content approvals and tasks management to Confluence. Roberto introduces Ad hoc Canvas, a new add-on that brings new ways to visualize and organize your content. Landscaping Your Wiki with Ad hoc Canvas It's common wisdom that every wiki needs a gardener. One of the biggest challenges is keeping content organized and properly categorized for quick access by multiple

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Thanks to Confluence 4.2, your team is pumping out engaging, structured content, and everyone is contributing and starting rich conversations that lead to real results. With such constant activity and contribution, you might be wondering how to cut through the noise and find the most important conversations in Confluence. Fear not! Confluence 4.2 makes discovering what's important easier than ever, so you're always in the loop. Discover What's Popular from the Dashboard The new 'Popular' stream

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