Confluence vs SharePoint: What are the differences?
What is Confluence? One place to share, find, and collaborate on information. Capture the knowledge that's too often lost in email inboxes and shared network drives in Confluence instead – where it's easy to find, use, and update.
What is SharePoint? Content collaboration for the modern workplace. It empowers teamwork with dynamic and productive team sites for every project team, department, and division. Share and manage content, knowledge, and applications to empower teamwork, quickly find information, and seamlessly collaborate across the organization.
Confluence can be classified as a tool in the "Project Management" category, while SharePoint is grouped under "File Storage".
Some of the features offered by Confluence are:
On the other hand, SharePoint provides the following key features:
- Business Intelligence
- Web Content Management
According to the StackShare community, Confluence has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1172 company stacks & 655 developers stacks; compared to SharePoint, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.
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All ideas and knowledge that needs to be elaborated or shared is done in this wiki. With plugins for create embedded prototypes.
Also is part of the development processes to create requisites and other artefacts.
It's main use is in the development processes, it could be used to create manuals and software documentation as well, but is used more as a collaboration enterprise tool.
All of our (Engineering) knowledge is in Confluence. We document our thinking, our architecture, support recipes, trip notes, anything and everything. It's very important in a remote setting, to be have this type of knowledge store.
We use Confluence for specifications and knowledge sharing. We chose Confluence over other wikis primarily because of its integration with JIRA
Collaborate on project documentation, functional specs, walkthroughs, development standards, coding standards etc.