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Anyone using Confluence Server and Microsoft Teams together & willing to discuss?

We've been finding Confluence Server (6.15.6 at moment) for some years in Australia (& recently Asia) and finding it increasingly useful to help build effective knowledge sharing culture.

Our USA colleagues recently introduced Microsoft Teams and we'd like to learn (& share) forward on this with view to a possible Confluence Server / Microsoft teams co-existence. 

We figured a good place to start would be to see if could establish a dialogue with existing sites using same to their satisfaction.  (Happy to tic tac here or directly.) Cheers - Hugh (KM Team, Melbourne) 

2 answers

Hi Hugh,

 

Very nice question.

 

There are 2 main ways to integrate Microsoft Teams and Confluence Server.

1. Uni-directional. Information flows from Confluence Server to Microsoft Teams. For instance, Confluence Server can post cards/messages about events in Confluence (pages, blogs, comments created or updated). The key benefit here is simplicity and reduced security surface, as you don't need to expose you Confluence to the Internet.

2. Bi-directional. Information flows both ways. For instance, Microsoft Teams users can reply to comments, search content and embed cards, unfurl links and even embed pages in the Microsoft Teams tabs. I would bet this integration is more useful, because people can do more actions from Microsoft Teams. However, this way forces to expose more functionality "to the world" in order to have this tighter integration. Additionally, not all things are possible (like Tab embedding) as Confluence (as many other web apps) doesn't like to be embedded in an iframe.

 

If you need further help with Microsoft Teams and Atlassian products please let me know.

As a vendor,  we've got currently in the market the one-way integration - Microsoft Teams Confluence Connector and we are in the final step of the review my Microsoft of our Bi-directional integration.

This month we are working hard on the release of a new version with tons of new features (filters, alerts, scheduled reports, enhanced performance, etc).

 

Please help us shape it by providing your requirements (3 questions) - https://moveworkforward.typeform.com/to/bPPlBr


All the best,
Leo

Hi Leo,

Is there any update of the Bi-directional integration of MS-Teams and JIRA/Confluence (server)?  We are very interested on it!

Thank you very much

Hi @Rafael Corredor ,

 

Thanks for asking.

We are planning to release Jira support in September and Confluence in October.

 

Regards,

Leo

Hi,

 

If anybody needs a consultation on how to connect Microsoft Teams and Atlassian please schedule it here - https://www.moveworkforward.com/microsoft-teams-atlassian-consultation

 

Cheers

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