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Is it impossible to find what you need on your current intranet? Is your homepage so cluttered you forget what you were looking for to start with? Tell the truth -- is there clip art from 1988 on your intranet?

Lucky for you, there are some incredible advancements in social intranets and collaboration tools -- from social activity streams to content notifications to restricting content to specific users.

The choices are many, and the buzzwords abound! So join Phase2’s panel of intranet experts, and we’ll show you:

How to organize information on your intranet without...

June Webinar: Open Atrium For Government

Posted by Annie Stone on June 16, 2014

Government agencies face unique challenges when collaborating within their teams, departments, and external communities. Agencies need a robust and secure toolset to successfully connect disparate government systems and constituents.

Open Atrium provides an open source, enterprise-grade collaboration platform for government that:

Engages constituents with a modern, mobile-friendly experience Streamlines communication and workflows across groups Integrates with enterprise systems

In this month’s Open Atrium webinar, Karen Borchert, Phase2’s SVP of Strategy and resident Open...

Open Atrium Webinar: Workflow Enhancements

Posted by Annie Stone on May 14, 2014

This month we will be showing the new Workflow features for Open Atrium 2. Integration with the Drupal Workbench module, along with some new submodules, allows custom workflows to be created on a per-space basis.

Join Mike Potter, Open Atrium's Lead Architect, Friday, May 23rd for a live demo of this new exciting workflow functionality! Register for the webinar here!

Your members and alumni are living and working in a highly collaborative and digitally connected world. Staying in touch with members and teams across the globe can help your organization stay connected, promote initiatives or campaigns, increase membership, and raise funds. Using the open source Open Atrium tool set, you can create a robust alumni or member network that will allow you to not only reach your members, but to truly build relationships with them.

Learn how you can engage, rather than just broadcast; collaborate, not just communicate; and build up true leaders and...

Open Atrium 2.16 Release!

Posted by Annie Stone on April 9, 2014

Open Atrium 2.16 was released today! Here are some of the notable improvements to look forward to:

New user notification settings form (no more wall of checkboxes!).   Ability to notify entire space from the notification widget. Space vocabularies inherit to subspaces.  Can also share vocabs across different spaces. Colors and banners inherit to subspaces. Ability to Subscribe (Follow) entire sections and spaces. Content vibrancy: Shows new/updated tags on content in many different views across the product Table support in the wysiwyg.   Some theme fixes for IE users New separate...

Free Open Atrium Training At NYCCamp 2014!

Posted by Annie Stone on March 24, 2014

Open Atrium Expert, Mike Potter will be leading a free Open Atrium training at NYC Camp 2014 on Friday, April 10th, 9:00AM-5:00PM EST.  The training will go over the basics of setting up an Open Atrium instance and how to set up your own collaboration platform.  Get the full scoop about this training here!  If you are in the NYC Metro Area and want to learn how to use Open Atrium, be sure to sign up today, space is limited!

10 Tricks and Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Open Atrium

Posted by Annie Stone on March 11, 2014

 Knowing a few tricks and tips can save you time and help you get more out of this flexible collaboration tool.

In this month’s Open Atrium webinar, we’ll show you the best tricks and tips for using Open Atrium. Plus, we’ll answer questions like:

1. What should I set up first?
2. What’s the difference between a space and a group?
3. How do I make my Open Atrium site look like my organization?
4. How do I restrict who can see stuff on my site?
5. How am I going to make sure people use it?

An hour of these tricks and tips and you’ll be off to...

Planning Your Open Atrium Site

Posted by Annie Stone on November 13, 2013

 Join us Wednesday, November 20th at 11:00AM EST, and learn how to start planning your Open Atrium solution!

Open Atrium 2 has powerful capabilities for managing communications, knowledge, and teams, but planning is the first step to building a great Open Atrium site. Understanding the building blocks of how people, content, permissions, and structure work together in Open Atrium is the first step.

Lead by Open Atrium product manager, Karen Borchert, this webinar is designed for people and teams who are considering using Open Atrium to build an intranet, collaboration site,...

Open Atrium 2 Full Release Sneak Peak with Phase2 & Pantheon!

Posted by Danielle Miller on October 8, 2013

Hey there Open Atrium 2 fans!

We've got another exciting webinar for you coming up on October 18th, 2013 from 11 AM - 12 PM EST. 

With over 225,000 lifetime downloads, Open Atrium (OA) has long been one of the most popular, open source collaboration platforms powered by Drupal. After a year's worth of development and the impending release of OA 2 around the corner, we're thrilled to share the improved functionality of what has become an incredibly flexible and powerful social collaboration platform solution.   

Curious as to what the full release of OA 2 will include?...

Open Atrium 2.x Beta Features Q&A Webinar

Posted by Danielle Miller on July 30, 2013

Hey there Open Atrium 2.x fans!

Following the Beta release of Open Atrium 2.x, we'd like to invite you to our Features Q&A Webinar with tech lead, Mike Potter on August 9th at 11 AM EST. We'll guide you through some of our favorite features, with interactive discussion throughout the course of the webinar.

For those of you with questions about Open Atrium 2.x Beta or who want to learn whether or not its a good fit for your organization, be sure to join us on the 9th!

Register today!

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