• Customizing the Overview Page (Jive 7)

    An overview page for a place allows the place owner to change the layout and widgets on the page to surface the collaboration in the exact way they wish.   To customize the page: On the landing page that you ...
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  • Tagging Content (Jive 7)

    Tags are keywords that you and others assign to content to make it easier to find when you search for it.  You can add tags to all content you create as well as any places you manage to improve the ability for se...
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  • Marking Helpful Collaboration and Decisions (Jive 7)

    Any collaboration, be it a piece of content or a comment/reply can be marked as helpful or as a decision.  This can help foster collaboration and promote useful contributions.   To mark collaboration as help...
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  • Creating Tasks (Jive 7)

    Tasks are the small pieces of work that help you achieve a larger goal. You can create tasks for yourself, or assign them to other people. Tasks can be created inside of projects to help guide project members to the p...
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  • Creating Collaborative Documents (Jive 7)

    You can create new documents from scratch in the community.  These documents are called collaborative documents.  They are created, edited and live directly in the community.   To create a new collabora...
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  • Creating New Groups (Jive 7)

    Groups are collaborative places where people can work together and share information on a specific subject. You can join existing groups or create your own and invite people. Four different levels of privacy allow you...
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  • Creating a Custom Stream (Jive 7)

    Having the ability to create your own custom streams allows you to customize the way you view activity across the site. While “Activity” surfaces site-wide activity and “Connections Stream” sho...
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  • Quickstart Guide: Direct Messages and Private Discussions

    Direct Messages and Private Discussions  Using direct messages and private discussions limits your audience to only the people you want. Direct messages and private discussions show up in the Communications stre...
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  • Quickstart Guide: What's the Difference Between a Space, a Social Group, a Project, and Your Personal Content Area?

    What's the Difference Between a Space, a Social Group, a Project, and your Personal Content Area?  Spaces, Groups, Projects, and your personal area are created at different levels within the system, by people wi...
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  • Uploading Files (Jive 7)

    When needing to collaborate on a file that exists on your local machine you can upload the latest copy to the community and allow others to assist you with that document. An uploaded file is created locally, edited lo...
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  • Mention someone using their first name

    Have you ever seen someone @mention someone using just their first name (or a nickname)? Ever wonder how it's done? Here you go!   If I want to mention my friend "Louie Ingle", but I want it to appear as "Louie",...
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  • Content Outcomes (Jive 7)

    Any content can me marked as final, official or outdated to help other users determine the outcome of the content in question.   To mark a content outcome:   Navigate to the content in question. Under the ...
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  • Different Content Types -- What's the difference?

    Please use this table as a guide to the various content types available in Jive. It's a combination of Jive Community User Documentation and personal experience. Feel free to update.   Content Type Purpose Recomm...
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  • Upload Your Profile Photo(s) and Avatar (Jive 7)

    Your photo is a great way for people to “meet” and recognize you in person. You can upload up to ten (default; max 50) photos that people can see when they visit your profile. Your avatar lets community me...
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  • Jive 5 User Training - Lesson 1: Getting Started

    Lesson 2: What Matters >>  << Return to the Course Overview Section Title:  User Training: Getting Started   Description:    Setting up your profile information and choosi...
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  • Creating Bookmarks (Jive 7)

    When you see a piece of content that you know you’ll want to use later, you can bookmark it. Bookmarking adds a link to that content in your list of bookmarks. It’s easy to find the content again by going ...
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  • Creating Status Updates (Jive 7)

    Status updates let you share what’s going on right now with others in your community. You can add links, pictures, or @mention a person, a place, or a piece of content to increase the visibility of your update. ...
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  • Using @mention (Jive 7)

    The @mention functionality allows you to link a person, place or piece of content in the community.  This functionality can be used in when collaborating.    When @mentioning a person the user is sent ...
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  • Creating Projects (Jive 7)

    Projects allow you to collect people’s content in a way that focuses their work along a schedule toward a specific goal. A project is a great way to give collaborative work a context that’s time-, outcome-...
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  • Quickstart Guide: What Matters - Actions

    What Matters: Actions  Your What Matters: Actions page alerts you to things you may need to take action on. These include notifications, assigned tasks, and prompts to perform actions like approving group member...
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