Connect Confluence to your Engineering Lifecycle tools.

With OSLC Connect for Confluence, you can easily create or add links to external artifacts and share critical native engineering data from IBM Engineering Lifecycle Management, Siemens Polarion ALM, and Atlassian Jira directly from Confluence. Put an end to context-switching, optimize information sharing and improve collaboration between critical stakeholders in the project.

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Power up Confluence with engineering artifacts

From within Confluence, you can add, create, share and preview critical requirements, model elements, test cases, or issues from the ALM tools that you use every day.

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Make engineering artifacts stand out

Make engineering data more visible and accessible from within Confluence. Choose the artifact preview mode that you prefer to show all of your artifact’s information at once.

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Your links are safe and secured

Ensure the Confluence integration of engineering assets is safe and secure for your enterprise. User access to engineering assets is authenticated and authorized to meet your security standards.

No copies of data

OSLC Connect for Confluence is built on the linked data concept. This means that your assets remain native to your repositories, with no copies, no clones, but simple and reliable direct links from your favorite tools from Confluence.

Easy to implement

Set up OSLC Connect for Confluence easily. Follow our detailed Setup guide for Tools Administrators to get their teams started quickly and securely!

Easy to use

OSLC Connect for Confluence is very easy to use. We provide a step-by-step User guide to help you set up the add-on and learn how to use it to benefit from it as fast as possible.

Built for the Enterprise

OSLC Connect for Confluence is built for enterprise usage. Data ownership and permission models remain in the ownership of engineering tools enabling security and audit controls to remain. No servers and synchronization tasks to cause IT replication challenges.

Easy navigation to artifacts

Your artifacts aren’t just added on a Confluence page. If you need to access the artifact within the native tool that it is created from, simply click on the artifact link and navigate to the native repository.

Native to Confluence

OSLC Connect for Confluence is a native add-on to Confluence. There is no need to learn a new toolchain or implement complex mappings. Simply install, configure, and use OSLC Connect for Confluence.

No copies of data

OSLC Connect for Confluence is built on the linked data concept. This means that your assets remain native to your repositories, with no copies, no clones, but simple and reliable direct links from your favorite tools from Confluence.

Easy to implement

Set up OSLC Connect for Confluence easily. Follow our detailed Setup guide for Tools Administrators to get their teams started quickly and securely!

Easy to use

OSLC Connect for Confluence is very easy to use. We provide a step-by-step User guide to help you set up the add-on and learn how to use it to benefit from it as fast as possible.

Built for the Enterprise

OSLC Connect for Confluence is built for enterprise usage. Data ownership and permission models remain in the ownership of engineering tools enabling security and audit controls to remain. No servers and synchronization tasks to cause IT replication challenges.

Easy navigation to artifacts

Your artifacts aren’t just added on a Confluence page. If you need to access the artifact within the native tool that it is created from, simply click on the artifact link and navigate to the native repository.

Native to Confluence

OSLC Connect for Confluence is a native add-on to Confluence. There is no need to learn a new toolchain or implement complex mappings. Simply install, configure, and use OSLC Connect for Confluence.

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Compatible Applications

  • IBM Engineering Lifecycle Management
    • IBM Engineering Workflow Management, from version 6.0.6.1 to 7.0.2
    • IBM Engineering Requirements Management DOORS Next, from version 6.0.6.1 to 7.0.2
    • IBM Engineering Test Management from version 6.0.6.1 to 7.0.2
    • IBM Engineering Systems Design Rhapsody – Model Manager, version 7.0.2
  • Siemens Polarion ALM, from version 18.3 to 21 R1
  • Atlassian Jira

OSLC Connect for Confluence Features

How OSLC Connect for Confluence can help your teams work better together and improve transparency.

Add engineering artifacts to your Confluence page

Using Confluence’s Insert Menu, select the OSLC Connect - Link macro to choose and add your IBM DOORS Next Requirement, IBM Rhapsody Diagram, Siemens Polarion Requirement, PTC Windchill, or Atlassian Jira Issues on your Confluence page. The artifact can be displayed as a Link, Small Preview or Large Preview.

Create new artifacts from your Confluence page

With OSLC Connect for Confluence, you can create new Jira, IBM ELM or Polarion ALM engineering artifacts using the authoring tool's Creation Dialog from within your Confluence page.

Preview artifacts from within Confluence

Once you have created or added your artifacts into your Confluence page, you can preview the information of these artifacts with a simple rich preview. Hover on a link and preview your artifact with all the information it contains.

Choose how to display your artifacts on your Confluence page

OSLC Connect for Confluence uses and extends Conluence’s preview functionalities to your linked artifacts. Dïsplay your artifact as a Link, small Preview or large Preview from within Confluence.

Access real-time data

Access real-time data from 3rd party tools directly into Confluence. When you update a linked artifact, the update is immediately available on your Confluence page. Your Confluence page will always retrieve the up-to-date resources from your Engineering tools.

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