Atlassian Confluence vs. Slack

As of June 2019, Atlassian Confluence is ranked 5th in Enterprise Social Software with 9 reviews vs Slack which is ranked 4th in Enterprise Social Software with 10 reviews. The top reviewer of Atlassian Confluence writes "Took us a big step forward by adding project and support documentation into one central holistic repository". The top reviewer of Slack writes "I think Slack is a very creative application to help unify communication across all team sizes". Atlassian Confluence is most compared with SharePoint, Office 365 and Drupal. Slack is most compared with Symphony, SharePoint and Workplace by Facebook. See our Atlassian Confluence vs. Slack report.
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Find out what your peers are saying about Atlassian Confluence vs. Slack and other solutions. Updated: May 2019.
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Pros
A simple tool for developers to write and record team decisions explaining the product that they are creating.Many people enjoy its zero learning-curve.​

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Its intuitive design makes it easy to use and understand, hence we do not have a need to spend much on educating our teams.Overall, it is a good idea as it works better than most solutions out there.It has definitively made an improvement on our productivity. Information does not got lost in hundreds of less important messages.Its integration with different apps is a great feature.

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Cons
There is no concept of peer review or a draft mode - whatever you write is live.

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The only area of concern that I have is with the inability to preview received documents without having to download them first.The mobile app needs improvement. It consistently misses notifications.Notifications are not as good as they could be (especially for mobile).Slack could add additional and better integrations.

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29,148
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9,779
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9
Average Words per Review
256
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8.4
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12,052
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5,550
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10
Average Words per Review
236
Avg. Rating
8.6
Top Comparisons
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Overview

Project management is easy with Atlassian's Confluence as your single source of truth. It integrates with JIRA so you can easily add context to your projects in one central location. Create and track issues & product requirements, publish release reports, track release progress, and more when you connect Confluence and JIRA. Confluence allows you to create, share, evolve, and capture your team's project documentation so you can collaborate better, smarter, and as a team.

Confluence also organizes your powerful repository of information, opinions, and knowledge to help you answer questions, create how-to docs, and possibly identify the next big thing. Logical and consistent management of knowledge and a powerful search engine ensure that you can always find the right content, when you need it most. Share, organize, and discover content all in one platform.

Confluence has multiple deployment options to provide the flexibility your organization needs.

Cloud is a fully hosted service for customers who want to iterate quickly and have us take care of managing the infrastructure.

For customers who need to run our applications behind their firewall, we have Server and Data Center options. Server delivers greater capacity for a larger user base and gives you more control, allowing you to remain compliant with your enterprise IT, security, IP and privacy policies. For our largest customers, Data Center provides all the capability of our Server option, along with high availability, instant scalability and performance at scale.

Atlassian also offers premium support and strategic services for enterprise customers. Technical Account Managers are cross-functional technical advisors providing proactive planning and strategic guidance across your organization. Premier Support goes above and beyond our standard offerings to give you account-wide support from a team of senior support engineers.

Slack is where work happens. It’s a digital workspace that powers your organization — all the pieces and the people — so you can get things done.

Slack brings all your communication together in one place. It's real-time messaging, archiving and search for modern teams.

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Sample Customers
Facebook, Skype, Microsoft, NASA, Netflix, Adobe, Bonobos, LinkedIn, Pfizer, Citi.Strava, The New York Times, Spotify, Blue Bottle Coffee Company, Eventbrite, Box, Circa, Stripe
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm24%
Government12%
Cloud Provider12%
Media Company12%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm33%
Government16%
Transportation Company6%
Pharma/Biotech Company6%
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Marketing Services Firm36%
Financial Services Firm14%
Software R&D Company7%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
Find out what your peers are saying about Atlassian Confluence vs. Slack and other solutions. Updated: May 2019.
345,915 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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