Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

Earn badges and make progress

You're on your way to the next level! Join the Kudos program to earn points and save your progress.

Deleted user Avatar
Deleted user

Level 1: Seed

25 / 150 points

Next: Root


1 badge earned


Participate in fun challenges

Challenges come and go, but your rewards stay with you. Do more to earn more!


Gift kudos to your peers

What goes around comes around! Share the love by gifting kudos to your peers.


Rise up in the ranks

Keep earning points to reach the top of the leaderboard. It resets every quarter so you always have a chance!


Come for the products,
stay for the community

The Atlassian Community can help you and your team get more value out of Atlassian products and practices.

Atlassian Community about banner
Community Members
Community Events
Community Groups

Desert Island Confluence

For those who don't know this already, the community leads sometimes ask for articles that could be a bit off-topic or not of any direct use.  They're for a bit of socialisation and maybe thinking differently about something.

This month, we've been asked:

Q1. If you were trapped on a deserted island and could only use Confluence features to help you in the wild, which would you use to ensure your survival?

  • I'd try the people directory to see who else was marooned with me, as working together is likely to help
  • General documentation to share survival information ("how to start a fire given only a rock and a sock", "List of places the water is clean" etc)
  • And, then the function that cemeted my like of Confluence - /include [rescue ship]

Q2. How have you or how would you use Confluence to make the world a better place?

I can't say that I know it's made the world a better place, but I've helped charities, medical establishments and researchers improve their use of Conflluence (including moving off expensive and closed systems), making their work together cheaper and better communicated.  If nothing else, this frees up money to go into their causes.

Q3.  If you could give Confluence to any person in history, who would you give it to and why?

Leonardo Da Vinci - just think what he would have written up and shared, so it wasn't lost in history.

I actually started that answer with Pierre De Fermat, because he scribbled something in a margin that led to 350 years of deep thought and a lot of maths.  If only he'd been using a system where creating notes for later expansion was easy...  But then I realised it was only one thing, and he may really have been just guessing and not had any explanation, so I changed my answer to a polymath with a wider range of stuff they could have documented.

1 comment

Community Manager
Community Managers are Atlassian Team members who specifically run and moderate Atlassian communities. Feel free to say hello!
Mar 09, 2021

This article makes me so happy. Thanks @Nic Brough -Adaptavist- !!

Like # people like this


Log in or Sign up to comment
AUG Leaders

Atlassian Community Events