Confluence: Business Case

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Objective

What are the business use cases of Confluence?

Environment

Server / Cloud

Procedure

Confluence provides the ability to migrate from paper-based content creation to a wiki-style web-based content management solution. With Confluence, your end users can create pages and blogs for collaboration and share information. Your work can effectively become living documents that can be commented on and edited by all members of the team. It also offers an extensive framework of permissions which means you have the power to control who can view and edit what information.

Some of Confluence's key features include the following:

  • Accelerated feedback loop with inline comments on both pages and files attached.
  • Ready-made solutions for your daily documentation needs with Blueprints & Templates
  • A variety of methods to share your Confluence content: 'subscribe' to content changes via email notifications or RSS, email a page directly to users, and blogs for individuals and teams.
  • Granular permission controls: restrict content access at three levels - global, space-wide, and per individual page; so that individuals and groups can see only what's relevant to them.
  • An inbuilt Rich Text Editor with attachment drag and drop, deep Microsoft Office integration, tons of keyboard shortcuts and rich content-embedding all included.
  • Flexibility: Hundreds of available extensions and integrations with third-party applications via our Atlassian Marketplace - if a feature isn't native to Confluence, it may likely already be available via a plugin, or can be developed via our open API.
  • Enterprise level support: Each commercial license (Server) or subscription (Cloud / Data Center) included assistance from our 'legendary' technical support team.  Commercial Server licenses also include full source code access.

In addition to this, we also have a Confluence use-cases section here which may align with the needs of your business. Here are few specific use cases of Confluence.

Another great resource we have available is the Confluence demonstration video. Our best recommendation for seeing if Confluence is the right fit for you is to go ahead and create a free evaluation on our website here.










Last modified on Feb 15, 2018

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