We know that not everyone could make it to Atlassian Summit 2010. For those that missed out, this is the first in a series of posts that will cover all of the Confluence related talks from the Collaboration and Projects Track, including case studies and how-to guides.

Summit Spotlight: Confluence at NASA – Where No Wiki Has Gone Before

In the summer of 2008, NASA completed its Preliminary Design Review (PDR) of the Ares I Rocket, the launch system designed to replace the Space Shuttle. What most people don’t know is that all of the planning for this review, including communication of information to thousands of review participants, was managed with Atlassian’s own enterprise wiki, Confluence.

In his presentation, Nick Smith of Freedom Information Systems, covers the following topics:

  • Why a wiki was the right tool for NASA
  • The solution
  • Challenges
  • Successes
  • Top ten things learned

See Nick’s presentation now:


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