Anonymous UserSystem Engineer at a insurance company
Anonymous UserDirector at a financial services firm
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The most valuable features are hyper-linking, the Drawing Tool, and enhanced tables."
"It's extremely intuitive."
"It is just the fact that it is a one-stop shop for all project documentation. It is compared to storing things in files and directories and stuff like that. It provides the overall usability and accessibility of many projects and documents in one area."
"The integration's very good. You still have integration with lots of third party products, and it's very good."
"It is easy to use."
"There is a good library of templates for a wide range of needs."
"It integrates well with other Atlassian products"
"The most valuable features are the ease of creating documentation, as well as charts."
"The most valuable feature of this solution is the communication events."
"The integration with Teams is the biggest value for us. In fact, it has only become more valuable now that it has integration with Teams. Teams allows you to stream, so that's good."
"The design of the solution is its most valuable feature."
"It's really easy to use the solution."
"The initial setup was simple and straightforward."
"The user interface and the way we can share and search information are the most valuable. It is very easy to use."
"The standard table capability is substandard and virtually unusable."
"The UI is good but bland. It could be updated a bit to make it more modern and interesting to look at."
"It would be good if they can continue working towards making documentation and editing as quick and easy as possible. It has got a lot of capability, but I don't know how to use it. I don't find some of the things that intuitive. Sometimes, it doesn't seem obvious to me how to use it, but it is like learning any new tool. You actually need to get trained on the tool to get maximum out of it."
"This is kind of by design, however, the lack of control in terms of editing the page to make it look the way you want it to look is an issue. It would be nice if there was more flexibility there."
"The product should have a workflow with approvals out-of-the-box."
"Space maintenance could be made a little more user-friendly."
"I would like to see integration with Slack."
"It would be interesting if they had graphical templates that allowed typical agile ceremonies to be documented better."
"This solution would be improved if it was well integrated with other communication applications."
"The solution must be able to stream by itself, without integration, the same way that you are able to do it on Facebook Live, Instagram, etc. Streaming must be embedded into it."
"Yammer should be able to integrate with Microsoft products, such as Outlook."
"We tried to integrate into SharePoint, but it was not really efficient."
"The product seems to just add to the complexity of using existing tools."
"The way you want to control the communication could be an issue. It depends on what kind of company you are. We are a public company, and there are some regulations that we need to comply with. Its ease of use can be an issue for a company because anybody can subscribe and use it. There are many competitors that are overlapping. Since Microsoft bought Yammer, it tends to be in the shadow. It is not put in the front from the service perspective."
"For us, it's free to use. We don't pay any licensing."
"When you purchase this solution you get some support."
"The issues I have with the pricing are in respect to the add-ons."
"The price of the on-premises data center version is too expensive."
"I don't know about the pricing. Now that Microsoft has bought Yammer, it should be a part of our subscriptions for Office 365."
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.
Yammer is an enterprise social network that allows employees,managers, executives, teams and different office branches to engage,collaborate and innovate over one interactive virtual network.
Yammer creates a social workplace that drives innovationthrough the sharing of ideas and business intelligence, boosts productivity inteams and projects, and encourages communication and connectivity betweenemployees, no matter where they are located.
Atlassian Confluence is ranked 2nd in Enterprise Social Software with 9 reviews while Yammer is ranked 4th in Enterprise Social Software with 6 reviews. Atlassian Confluence is rated 8.2, while Yammer is rated 5.6. The top reviewer of Atlassian Confluence writes "Good usability, helpful community support, and facilitates well-structured documentation ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Yammer writes "Simple setup but it adds to the complexity of using existing tools ". Atlassian Confluence is most compared with Microsoft Teams, Office 365, SharePoint, Zendesk Guide and Drupal, whereas Yammer is most compared with Workplace by Facebook, SharePoint, Chatter, Interact Intranet and Speakap. See our Atlassian Confluence vs. Yammer report.
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