Atlassian’s Confluence adds whiteboards, databases, boosts external collaboration

Atlassian unveiled a host of new features for its Confluence workplace management platform Wednesday, offering new ways of working with additional types of content.

The key announcement is the addition of native whiteboards to Confluence, alongside new databases resulting from the company’s recent acquisition of Orderly Databases from solution partner K15t. Confluence is also allowing users to broaden their ability to work with external partners, by providing guest spots and public links.

Atlassian’s partnership with portfolio company Hypothesis is also yielding results, with the launch of a new Chrome Extension app that enables Confluence users to comment and mention team members on web pages just as they would on Confluence pages.

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Source:: Computerworld