- Confluence: combines powerful online authoring capabilities, deep Office integration and an extensive plugin catalog to help people work better together and share information effortlessly.
Confluence is a collaborative website, known as a wiki. It uses a WYSIWYG interface (what you see is what you get) to make creating, editing, interlinking, and sharing web pages easier. It is a no-fee service, available upon request, for Cornell related work, projects, and research.Confluence is useful for:
- Collaboratively authoring or editing documents
- Making information easily accessible on the web
- Managing revisions
- Controlling who has access to your information
- Working on projects with geographically diverse groups
- Wiki tool in Blackboard: The wiki tool in Blackboard can be used as a space for students in your course to work collaboratively. A wiki can be created for the entire class or for student groups; for course-wide access or just for a specific project.