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What is XWIKI Collaborative Work?

XWiki is a powerful Open Source collaborative platform allowing companies of all sizes to save time and money while enhancing collaboration on both team and organizational level. Being focused on strengthening communication and efficient collaboration, XWiki redefines the value of business knowledge by allowing any user to access critical information in a fast and efficient way while reducing the organizational silos. Email overload and loss of important knowledge when someone leaves the company are long forgotten by organizations using XWiki as the vital information is now easily accessible, the training and operational costs are reduced and regular backups are performed to prevent data loss. Flexible and versatile A complex platform made simple is just what any organization is looking for. Reducing the technical barrier ensures a high adoption rate which is desirable especially in a non-technical environment. With over 600 extensions, applications, macros, skins and plugins available, XWiki is one of the most flexible and versatile collaborative platforms out there. Moreover, App within Minutes allows even the nontechnical users to create their own extensions and continue collaborating efficiently. We know businesses are different, this is why XWiki supports full customization and it is available on both Cloud and on-premise versions to fit everyone's needs. Advanced and secure Being developed with the help of a community of more than 100 passionate developers, XWiki is always advancing on a fast pace which ensures flawless compatibility, strong security and performant features. We take privacy and security seriously, that is why XWiki has in place a set of features that keep personal files, personal. In addition to the complex rights management feature allowing differentiated access on a user basis, all login credentials are securely encrypted in order to prevent database injection attacks. A superadmin account is also created so the rightful owner will always have full access, regardless the rights settings.

XWIKI Collaborative Work Details
Languages Supported
Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Persian, French, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Marathi, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Chinese (Simplified)
Product Description

XWiki is the next generation wiki, a feature rich tool that as opposed to other tools is secure, easy to use and more organized. At the same time it's a light and powerful development platform that allows you to customize the wiki to your specific needs.

How do you position yourself against your competitors?

XWiki is an open source collaborative platform. It tackles all the company needs for collaboration and information structuration.


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XWiki
Company Website
Phone
+33 (0)1 45 42 40 90
Year Founded
2004
HQ Location
Paris, France
Twitter
@XWiki
1,561 Twitter followers
LinkedIn® Page
www.linkedin.com
44 employees on LinkedIn®

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Business Intelligence Project Manager for Walgreens Boots Alliance
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Organic
What do you like best?

It is easy to create new articles, in the form of a Wiki.

We are all used to use Wikipedia, so the format is not unknown for any users, and it's a good way to keep information updated by a number of users.

You can keep track of the editions to see te latests changes into an article. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Maybe it's just the way it's configured in my company, but it has a very basic look. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

It's very easy to use and will improve your team's ability to share and get information that is common for a number of users. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In my current company we are using it as a way of keeping organized the difefferent project information and the ways of working in the company.

It's easy to share information and be able to edit any of them to improve the content.

Anyone is able to collaborate and edit or create articles that are helpful for the rest of the team so everyone is able to share new information or improve current articles.. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Agente de préstamos
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

It is a platform to build tools you can also develop applications can be organized can be shared xwiki is professional easy to find documents the system helps employees and companies to cope faster. We also use dedicated areas for speech. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

User management is a bit difficult to understand the pages are strange. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

xwiki is the specific positioning strategy to improve your brand image and help prevent and repair possible ... The main use made by these companies to promote their products and ... but a few months ago I decided to turn my career professional with xwiki Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Product recommendation-Details how to develop in-wiki applications or how to integrate other software with XWiki. Contains details on how to insert scripts Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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EMR
Computer Software
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Gives us everything we need to create a powerful and divers Knowledge base. Ease to use and learn Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

bug fixes seem to be a bit slow, but ususally corrects the problem. Just wish for a little faster turnaround time. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

make the switch and never look back Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

impressed with the power and flexibility XWiki has provided. Allowed us to create a very intuitive intranet that everyone can easily use and understand, and edit when necessary. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

This program is great to use for all employees in the office because it allows for easy communication. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The program sometimes glitches throughout the day. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This program provides many benefits to the workplace because the file manager allows files to be organizes as well as meetings on the calender. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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CI
Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

XWiki is not just a wiki, it is a extensible development platform to build online collaborative tools. But you don't need to be a developer to start using it, and even to develop small applications. And best of all, it is open source and therefore freely accessible. With tons of extensions and growing, you can customize XWiki to really match your specific needs. We use it to create public WebSite that display business information, and we provide the backend to manage the data on the exact same platform. One tool for managing, organising collaborating and sharing information. Compare to other collaborative platform, we have chosen XWiki because it is open source, and it provide full flexibility. Seeing some of our work, you cannot easily know that XWiki is behind, so much it has been customised. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The default UI still needs to be improved for better usability. Newcomers are sometime lost by the powerful features proposed, and developers by the myriad of API available. While you have the feeling that there is real intend to create the best collaboration tool, you sometime feel frustrated by some unexpected behaviours. This is probably the price for getting a tool that smart and very customisable. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

If you have information to organise and share, you should consider using XWiki in replacement to mail, office, and other complex workflow you are using today. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We provide collaborative online solution to our clients. We have therefore use XWiki as a base platform. Out of the box, it already provides useful feature to our customers, and it allow us to quickly craft a PoC to convince them to go further. By its customisability and the access to the source, we never reach a dead end and we are always able to provide a good solution for our customers needs. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Small-Business(50 or fewer emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

This tool offers the possibility of adding new articles in an easy way. Also, it has lots of options for formatting text. For me, it is remarkable all Macros that it has. For example, it is really useful the 'Code' macro because allows us to add extracts of code that then it will be shown formatted perfectly. Another functionality that I like is the possibility of adding CSS styles to texts and components. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

In my opinion, it is a bit confuse the way that the hierarchy of the pages can be modified. Apart from this, the WYSIWYG does not work as good as I would like to. For instance, most of the time it is not possible to copy text in editor area when this tab is selected, so it is necessary to change to Source tab for doing it. This means that the process of writing, in some occasions, becomes tedious. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

It is a good tool for writing articles that need more options like adding extracts of code. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We had the necessity of sharing the knowledge between all of the workmates so, we decided to use this tool to solve the problem and I got it. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UE
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

I like the provision of scripting in pages, plugins and the highly modular architecture. Also the WYSIWYG editor and the LDAP authentication are really amazing and keeps my tech team happy.

Built on the Java platform and open source modules from Apache. Uses HTML and web standards. WCAG compatible which are really nice.

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What do you dislike?

Nothing specific in terms of features that made me think XWiki stood out from the crowded collaboration space. No value proposition to bring me back to the product. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

This is a very crowded space for such technologies and there are various products in the market. Do choose the correct one according to the needs of the current team and looking at all future needs. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The only possible benefit I tried looking at is that the product was free for me in the capacity that I used it in. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Senior Programmer
Information Technology and Services
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Easiness of use and performance. At work, we're using it for knowledge transfer for several projects and it's showing quite good results. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

Maybe the fact that the hierarchy for pages is weird (maybe it's due to our config), but sometimes I would like to go directly to the project's page instead of the index.

Sometimes I get weird search results. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Just try it and compare I guess. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Knowledge sharing between remote teams for different projects. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Manager opérationnel
Insurance
Enterprise(> 1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Review source: Organic
What do you like best?

Powerful tool to manage your documents and procedures. We are also using it to enable collaboration within our company and to co-create and enrich documents.

Since XWiki is also a development platform it allows us to develop and implement features we did not think about at the beginning of the project. Our needs are evolving, so is XWiki and this is clearly a good thing from our perspective. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

The user interface could be improved but this has been polished in the newest versions of XWiki. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We decided to solve the following issues by implementing XWiki in 2011:

* No unique document and knowledge database: silos, duplicates...

* Word of mouth culture in order to share knowledge

Benefits:

* information up to date and reliable

* Collaboration within the teams Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UP
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Organic
What do you like best?

This tool is easy to use and its interface is pleasant. Document management is easy to organize and use. The directory allows to connect each internal and external person. We also use dedicated areas to talk about specific topics. The system encourage employees to communicate better with each other and stimulates the collaboration in the company. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

I think the visual aspect of the product could be improved. Rights management tool can be improved too. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

I invite those who wishes to come into contact with XWiki. Their team is very efficient regarding the advice and support. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We wish to improve the communication between employees and encourage people to share information.

The knowledge of each employee is now classified by subject and tidy. Each person with a question may look on the tool if the answer is there.

The gain in time is very important. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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UC
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Organic
What do you like best?

Very pleasant tool to use daily.

All teams from Sales/Marketing to Customer Support are very reactive with willingness to help and find a solution, actually, even when issue is not directly related to the core product or related to misuse Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

nothing particular to report.

The product delivers what is promised and expected Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Documentation modifiable easily, available in 2 languages anywhere & anytime, Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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Director Product Management
Computer Software
Mid-Market(51-1000 emp.)
Validated Reviewer
Verified Current User
Review source: Invitation from G2
What do you like best?

Ease of implementation, simplicity and very reactive support team. Xwiki is stable and the availability of the SaaS platforms is excellent. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What do you dislike?

User management is a bit tricky to apprehend. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Our customer facing product documentation is available publicly in two language. We moved from PDF and print to online wiki based on xwiki. Documentation is always up to date and available from everywhere. Review collected by and hosted on G2.com.

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