Confluence

(2,075)
4.0 out of 5 stars

Give your team one place to share, find, and collaborate on information they need to get work done.

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Confluence Features

Communication
Status Updates

Post brief status updates or micro blogs

84%
(Based on 1,226 reviews)
Instant Messaging

Message others 1:1 or within groups

n/a
Activity Feed

Ability to filter and customize a live feed of activity on the network

83%
(Based on 1,290 reviews)
Notifications

Receive real-time notifications about content or groups from within the software or via email

83%
(Based on 1,407 reviews)
Comments and Voting

Post comments on blogs, microblogs, documents, and other items. Vote on posts or content that others have shared.

83%
(Based on 1,203 reviews)
Discussions

Share ideas, ask for advice and gather feedback from coworkers

82%
(Based on 1,188 reviews)
User Directory

Search or browse through a directory of users on the network

80%
(Based on 1,047 reviews)
Online Status of Coworkers

View the online status of coworkers on the network

74%
(Based on 727 reviews)
File Management
File Type Support

Supports all required file types including but not limited to: Google Docs, MS Office, images, videos, etc.

85%
(Based on 244 reviews)
Metadata

Automatically adds descriptive metadata like file size and upload date, has standard metadata fields like keywords, and allows the definition of custom fields and vocabulary.

80%
(Based on 186 reviews)
OCR Scanning

Can structure unstructured data through Optical Character Recognition or other automated filing/tagging processes for scanned documents.

79%
(Based on 86 reviews)
Versioning

Keep track of incrementally changing versions of the same file.

85%
(Based on 222 reviews)
Collaboration

Multiple users can collaborate on document creation, annotation, and review.

89%
(Based on 267 reviews)
Document Assembly

Autogenerate documents based on templates and form submission.

84%
(Based on 219 reviews)
Form Creation

Able to create and manage submittable user forms.

83%
(Based on 182 reviews)
Portals and Sites

Able to create user portals and sites.

83%
(Based on 209 reviews)
Disposition

Automatically archive, delete, or revoke access to files that have reached the end of their life cycle.

79%
(Based on 138 reviews)
Search

Can easily find files via a simple and/or advanced search.

77%
(Based on 270 reviews)
Web Interface

Ability to access documents via a web interface without a client being installed on a device.

82%
(Based on 268 reviews)
Mobile Apps

iOS, Android and Windows phone apps provide functionality that enable users to perform the same functions as they would on a PC.

73%
(Based on 121 reviews)
Content Management
File Sharing

Upload and share files such as documents, images, and videos

84%
(Based on 1,361 reviews)
Document Collaboration

Create and edit documents with other users in real-time

86%
(Based on 1,408 reviews)
Version Control

Review the latest version of a document, track changes, or revert to an older version of a document if needed

83%
(Based on 1,197 reviews)
Tagging

Tag content to organize and assign to specific departments or categories

86%
(Based on 1,298 reviews)
Knowledge Base

Ability to build a knowledge base and how-to articles

87%
(Based on 1,283 reviews)
Surveys

Create polls or surveys to gather opinions on an issue or idea

77%
(Based on 543 reviews)
Workflow
Process Automation

Specifying a series of conditions and actions can automate internal processes, is customizable to the complexities of organization's needs and easy to set up and execute.

80%
(Based on 165 reviews)
Conditions

The workflow engine provides relevant and customizable conditions on which to execute rules.

79%
(Based on 144 reviews)
Activities

Any action a user can perform in the system can be specified as an automated action.

80%
(Based on 168 reviews)
Records Management

System provides the necessary tools and fuctionality to maintain evidence of business activites and comply with governmental requirements or industry standards.

84%
(Based on 188 reviews)
Case Management

System provides specialized functionality for bundling structured and unstructured content, automating adaptive, multi-person processes and setting deadlines for open cases. Also, cases can be completed and closed with the associated information stored and auditable.

82%
(Based on 141 reviews)
Knowledge Base
Q & A

Provides forums where employees of various levels can share expertise and processes.

83%
(Based on 176 reviews)
Link Sharing

Lets users direct one another to content via customized links, foregoing a lengthy search process.

89%
(Based on 217 reviews)
Searchable

Incorporates a search bar to help navigate users to appropriate content.

82%
(Based on 230 reviews)
Productivity Tools
Task Management

Create tasks and organize them by status, priority, or department

81%
(Based on 985 reviews)
Calendar

Add events to your calendar, share events with others, and view a team or company-wide calendar

77%
(Based on 850 reviews)
Search

Search for specific content such as users, documents, tags, or media

78%
(Based on 1,361 reviews)
Mobile

Allows software to be easily used on multiple mobile devices include phone and tablet devices

71%
(Based on 618 reviews)
Multi-Language Support

Enables users to view and contribute content in multiple languages

80%
(Based on 391 reviews)
Administration
User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

86%
(Based on 218 reviews)
Single Sign-On

Onboarding and offboarding team members with Active Directory/SAML-based identity providers.

87%
(Based on 211 reviews)
Policies and Controls

Ability to control file/folder access by user or group, external sharing permissions, editing policies, device location restrictions, sharing by device, etc.

83%
(Based on 188 reviews)
Storage Limits

Administer storage limits by user or group.

85%
(Based on 166 reviews)
Storage Zones

Choose at which data center your files should be stored.

83%
(Based on 132 reviews)
Security

Stores and transfers files in secure environment.

86%
(Based on 189 reviews)
Security
Verification

Updates document administrators after a specified interval of time so as to encourage verification that aged information remains relevant and accurate.

84%
(Based on 167 reviews)
Role-Based Permission

Allows users access to files based on role, or password protections.

86%
(Based on 195 reviews)
Public vs Private

Offers the choice to make a conversation private between specified contributors, or open for public discussion.

86%
(Based on 181 reviews)
Administration
Moderation

Administrators can moderate content to keep the environment appropriate for the workplace

83%
(Based on 288 reviews)
User, Role, and Access Management

Grant access to select data, features, objects, etc. based on the users, user role, groups, etc.

86%
(Based on 489 reviews)
Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime) and allows users to complete tasks quickly because they are not waiting for the software to respond to an action they took

87%
(Based on 507 reviews)
Platform
Internationalization

Allows organizations multi-national organizations to use tool effectively across multiple languages and currencies.

84%
(Based on 137 reviews)
Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (up-time) and allows users to complete tasks quickly because they are not waiting for the software to respond to an action they took.

86%
(Based on 237 reviews)
Reporting and Auditing

Access pre-built and custom reports to monitor user activity and storage.

82%
(Based on 171 reviews)
System of Record Integration

Integrates with other systems of record such as CRM, ERP, Outlook, Sharepoint.

83%
(Based on 148 reviews)
APIs

Enables custom integration to external systems.

85%
(Based on 115 reviews)
Content
Update Notifications

Sends updates to document or file participants when changes have been made.

84%
(Based on 215 reviews)
Trackable Analytics

Tracks activity within file types to help administrators understand what is being used the most.

78%
(Based on 135 reviews)
Import

Allows for the importation of content and knowledge from previously implemented tools.

82%
(Based on 175 reviews)
File Viewing

Stores and readies various file types for viewing.

84%
(Based on 215 reviews)
Communication
Comments

Allows users to leave notes or comments on various file types for eventual reference.

89%
(Based on 214 reviews)
Social Features

Enables comments, liking and other social features within discussions or documents.

81%
(Based on 157 reviews)
Tagging

Allows users to tag one another in file data or comments for easier search and referencing.

87%
(Based on 197 reviews)
Upload

Lets users upload documents, photos and various other file types from their personal devices for greater knowledge sharing.

86%
(Based on 217 reviews)