Archives for the tag: wiki

What is a Wiki: 14 Myths, Busted

Wiki – we've all heard the word before. When you ask someone "what is a wiki?", the typical response is usually, "oh, a wiki, that's Wikipedia right?". Well, kind of. Wikipedia is based on wiki software, but not the kind that's built for the needs of team and enterprise-wide collaboration. This association is why people have misconceptions and create myths about wikis. It's time to get the truth about wikis out, mythbusters style. 14 Wiki Myths, Busted #1 Wikis are hard to use Absolutely not!

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Fast, Usable Diagrams & Mockups with Creately for Confluence

This is a guest blog post by Chandika Jayasundara, Co-Founder and CEO of Creately, an online diagramming plugin for Confluence which lets you create and add all kinds of diagrams like flowcharts, wireframes, UML diagrams and mindmaps for your wiki pages and blogs. Since we launched the Creately Confluence diagram plugin a few months ago, hundreds of customers have chosen Creately for its power features that make drawing flowcharts, UI mock-ups, DB diagrams, network diagrams, and UML diagrams

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Encouraging collaboration that leads to the inception of brilliant ideas and even better results requires two processes. It starts with content creation – someone creates a wiki page or blog post to form ideas, specifications, project plans, or anything else. That content then needs to be discovered by other people or team members. Others can be pulled into Confluence via Share notifications and @mentions. This is when the real magic happens. Engage Everyone. Realize Results. The fundamental

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Confluence 4.2 hit the streets last week and is generating a lot of buzz. It's taken content collaboration to new heights. It's never been easier to create compelling content, encourage others to contribute, and discover the content you need to get your job done. Content collaboration is a viral cycle of creation, engagement, and discovery. It's a cycle that helps teams get work done, faster, and we're always striving to optimize each step. In Confluence 4.2 we've enabled users of all levels

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Webinar Recording: Confluence as a Platform for Technical Documentation

Thanks to everyone who joined us for yesterday's webinar – Confluence as a Platform for Technical Documentation – hosted by Sarah Maddox of Atlassian with special guests Darryl Duke of StepStone Technologies and Tobias Anstett of K15t Software. Relive the Webinar We took the liberty of recording the webinar for those that couldn't attend. Sit back and relax :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Gmdkl4pxzQ Slides and Questions If you're looking for a copy of the slides presented by Sarah,

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What are people saying about Confluence 4.2?

It's been barely 24 hours since we released Confluence 4.2, our first release for the 2012 calendar year. Packed full of new features and improvements, it takes content creation and discovery to new heights, helping users make sense of information overload. We've been stoked with the response Confluence 4.2 has received so far. What's the word on the street? As usual @confluence, great enhancements with version 4.2! youtube.com/watch?feature=… #wiki #collaboration #in — Karl Burkum (@KarlBurkum)

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