Jira Confluence and Document Retention Systems

Hi Jira Community,

  • Is Jira Confluence the best product for document management?
  • How exactly does archiving work, is there a limit to space?
  • Are other biotech companies using this system, or other systems, and how is it working for you?

Thanks!

2 comments

Lindsey,

You are mixing up things. JIRA and Confluence are two separate products!

  1. JIRA is an issue tracker, not really fitting a "document management" purpose.
  2. Confluence helps teams to collaborate on rich content and can be used to manage documentation. 

If you look for retention and archiving, there is an add-on dedicated to that: Archiving Plugin. See the add-on documentation or the YouTube quick intro video to learn more.

I'm not sure, if Confluence should be seen as a document archiving / management system. If you understand documents as files (Word, Excel, PDF,...) one can store these files as attachments in a Confluence page. There will be versioning but eg. searching for a content in a specific version (non recent version) of an attached file is difficult, if not impossible without an addon.

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