Picture of Jeffrey WalkerJeffrey Walker

President, Atlassian

Jeffrey Walker is President of Atlassian, a software company that builds collaboration and development tools. He leads the company's sales and marketing, and US and European operations. Prior to Atlassian, Jeffrey held CEO and President roles at four companies. He spent 25 years in IT and management consulting including running a subsidiary of Computer Sciences Corp. and managing a practice for the consultancy CSC Index.

Jeffrey began his career as a programmer in Boston. He is an avid musician and amateur artist living in Menlo Park, California.

Atlassian

Atlassian develops affordable software that helps enterprises collaborate better. Five years ago Atlassian introduced JIRA, a popular issue tracker used for IT and project management. Atlassian's Confluence spearheaded the use of enterprise wikis, and is the most widely used commercial wiki worldwide. The company has over 12,000 customers worldwide, including 30 of the world’s top 50 corporations. Atlassian is an Australian company located in Sydney, San Francisco, and Amsterdam.

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Presentation

Thursday, November 6th: 10.30 - 12.00

Track: Intranets in the future / Enterprise 2.0

Making Wikis Incredibly Successful – Real Lessons, Real Tips

Learn some simple, straightforward ways to make your wiki work in your organization. Where can you get resources to learn more?

  1. How widespread is the adoption?
    How common is wiki technology worldwide? How significant is the use in business?
  2. How to approach 2.0 technology in this economy?
    With the sky falling, has anything changed? Does the economy really matter?
  3. Great examples
    Understand how Vodafone, Deutsche Bahn, SAP, Accenture and others use wiki and blogging technologies. What are European companies doing?
  4. 10 best practices to make wikis work

Jeffrey Walker will draw on experience with his company, Atlassian and their 13,000 customers in over 100 countries. He will draw on research from Forrester, The Economist, and other experts while sharing best practices.



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