How to crowdsource with Confluence?

Hey there,

we are a large NPO using Confluence as our major collaboration tool. Now I want to try to implement innovation management in my NPO. Therefore I am implementing Design Thinking as a first step.

The second step is to crowdsource ideas in the organization. I wondered if it is possible to do so? Maybe this code from is open source?

Or any other ideas?

All the best


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Boris Berenberg Community Champion Feb 17, 2015

It really depends on what you are trying to do. For example, you can crowdsource ideas by simply asking everyone to comment on a page which you refresh periodically. Or you could have them make individual pages with template that they fill out. Another option would be to use something like Confluence Questions ( to have them post ideas.  Or you can have them file tickets in a JIRA instance which is appropriately configured. is open source, and can be found at: But it is actually a JIRA instance with a custom plugin on it, not a Confluence install. We are also not actively developing it at this time as far as I know.

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