Confluence

(1759)
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 1099 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 1158 reviews)
Notifications

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

83%
(Based on 1262 reviews)
Comments and Voting

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

82%
(Based on 1076 reviews)
Discussions

Share ideas, ask for advice and gather feedback from coworkers

82%
(Based on 1061 reviews)
User Directory

Search or browse through a directory of users on the network

79%
(Based on 938 reviews)
Online Status of Coworkers

View the online status of coworkers on the network

73%
(Based on 639 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 180 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.

79%
(Based on 136 reviews)
OCR Scanning

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

77%
(Based on 58 reviews)
Versioning

Keep track of incrementally changing versions of the same file.

85%
(Based on 161 reviews)
Collaboration

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

88%
(Based on 198 reviews)
Document Assembly

Autogenerate documents based on templates and form submission.

84%
(Based on 161 reviews)
Form Creation

Able to create and manage submittable user forms.

83%
(Based on 131 reviews)
Portals and Sites

Able to create user portals and sites.

82%
(Based on 159 reviews)
Disposition

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

77%
(Based on 95 reviews)
Search

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

76%
(Based on 199 reviews)
Web Interface

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

82%
(Based on 202 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.

71%
(Based on 85 reviews)
Content Management
File Sharing

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

83%
(Based on 1217 reviews)
Document Collaboration

Create and edit documents with other users in real-time

86%
(Based on 1260 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 1072 reviews)
Tagging

Tag content to organize and assign to specific departments or categories

85%
(Based on 1165 reviews)
Knowledge Base

Ability to build a knowledge base and how-to articles

87%
(Based on 1153 reviews)
Surveys

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

75%
(Based on 473 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 118 reviews)
Conditions

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

78%
(Based on 102 reviews)
Activities

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

79%
(Based on 120 reviews)
Records Management

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

83%
(Based on 141 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.

80%
(Based on 100 reviews)
Knowledge Base
Q & A

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

84%
(Based on 62 reviews)
Link Sharing

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

89%
(Based on 78 reviews)
Searchable

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

84%
(Based on 81 reviews)
Productivity Tools
Task Management

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

81%
(Based on 869 reviews)
Calendar

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

76%
(Based on 748 reviews)
Search

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

78%
(Based on 1227 reviews)
Mobile

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

70%
(Based on 534 reviews)
Multi-Language Support

Enables users to view and contribute content in multiple languages

78%
(Based on 326 reviews)
Administration
User, Role, and Access Management

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

85%
(Based on 166 reviews)
Single Sign-On

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

86%
(Based on 158 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.

81%
(Based on 138 reviews)
Storage Limits

Administer storage limits by user or group.

83%
(Based on 124 reviews)
Storage Zones

Choose at which data center your files should be stored.

82%
(Based on 95 reviews)
Security

Stores and transfers files in secure environment.

86%
(Based on 143 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 63 reviews)
Role-Based Permission

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

88%
(Based on 72 reviews)
Public vs Private

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

86%
(Based on 65 reviews)
Administration
Moderation

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

83%
(Based on 260 reviews)
User, Role, and Access Management

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

85%
(Based on 370 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 377 reviews)
Platform
Internationalization

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

82%
(Based on 97 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.

85%
(Based on 176 reviews)
Reporting and Auditing

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

81%
(Based on 129 reviews)
System of Record Integration

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

81%
(Based on 110 reviews)
APIs

Enables custom integration to external systems.

84%
(Based on 85 reviews)
Content
Update Notifications

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

83%
(Based on 82 reviews)
Trackable Analytics

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

79%
(Based on 49 reviews)
Import

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

81%
(Based on 70 reviews)
File Viewing

Stores and readies various file types for viewing.

84%
(Based on 79 reviews)
Communication
Comments

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

89%
(Based on 81 reviews)
Social Features

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

81%
(Based on 60 reviews)
Tagging

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

87%
(Based on 75 reviews)
Upload

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

85%
(Based on 82 reviews)