Version 2.0
Overview
Drupal Government Days
Monday, August 19, 2013
Software Architect, Phase2
Email: mpotter@phase2technology.com
Mike Potter
Drupal.org: mpotter
Open Atrium 2 Lead Architec...
Overview of
Open Atrium 2.0
Monday, August 19, 2013
Open Atrium is a collaboration platform
designed to help organizations manage
their communications, teams, and
knowledge.
...
Who is Open Atrium For?
Open Atrium 2.0 is for organizations with
teams, clients, or affiliates who need a
common platform...
What does Open Atrium DO?
Atrium has native features to support knowledge management,
collaboration, and communication.
Bu...
Use Cases
• Intranet
• Microsites
• Project Collaboration
• Discussion Forums
• Basic Document Management
• ... combinatio...
What You (may) Know about Atrium 1.0
• Written by Development Seed, acquired by Phase2
• Used by P2 and Dev Seed on some l...
How Open Atrium 2.0 is Different
• Drupal 7 framework-based, flexible with no single use case
• Can be added to existing s...
Open Atrium 2.0
Features
Monday, August 19, 2013
Features of Open Atrium 2.0
• Security and Data Privacy for individuals, teams, and organizations
• Hierarchical Informati...
Security and Data Privacy
• Access Control for
• Organizational Groups
• Teams (within a space)
• Individual Users
• Can m...
Hierarchical Information Architecture
• Supports a full hierarchy of Groups
and Spaces (subgroups)
• Supports multiple par...
User Interface
• Bootstrap theme
• Hierarchical breadcrumb navigator
• Contextual Content Creation
• Favorites, Search, Us...
Customizable Layout
• Based on Panopoly
• Panelizer, In-Place-Editor
• 31 responsive layouts
• Drag/drop widgets
• Widget ...
User Identity Management
• oa_ldap optional module on drupal.org
• LDAP authentication via username or email address
• Gro...
Discussions
• Public and Private forums
• Notifications
• Follow/Subscribe
• Full Media support
• WYSIWYG & Markdown
• Ema...
Knowledge Management
• Wiki functionality
• Full Media support
• Menu hierarchy
• Public and Private
• Notifications
Monda...
Event Management
• Repeating events
• Color coding
• FullCalendar js support
• GeoCoder, GeoField location
• AddThisEvent ...
What about CaseTracker?
• No CaseTracker in Open Atrium 2 Core.
• Clients have a wide range of Issue-Tracking needs.
• Cas...
Migrating from Open Atrium 1.x
• No magic way to upgrade sites from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7
• Will create scripts for the Mig...
BETA Release!
• Open Atrium 2 BETA release on Drupal.org!
http://drupal.org/project/openatrium
Monday, August 19, 2013
What does “BETA” mean?
• Minimum viable functionality completed.
• Stability and compatibility moving forward.
• Functiona...
Roadmap for Open Atrium 2
• Creating “default tutorial content” to guide new users.
• Improving mobile responsiveness.
• C...
Take it for a spin!
getpantheon.com
Monday, August 19, 2013
Resources for learning more
• Official Product Documentation:
products.phase2technology.com
• Webinars linked to drupal.or...
Email: openatrium@phase2technology.com
Connect with us:
IRC: #open-atrium
Twitter: @openatrium
Monday, August 19, 2013
PHASE2TECHNOLOGY.COM
Monday, August 19, 2013
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Open Atrium 2 at Drupal Government Days

  1. 1. Version 2.0 Overview Drupal Government Days Monday, August 19, 2013
  2. 2. Software Architect, Phase2 Email: mpotter@phase2technology.com Mike Potter Drupal.org: mpotter Open Atrium 2 Lead Architect Monday, August 19, 2013
  3. 3. Overview of Open Atrium 2.0 Monday, August 19, 2013
  4. 4. Open Atrium is a collaboration platform designed to help organizations manage their communications, teams, and knowledge. “ ” What is Open Atrium? Monday, August 19, 2013
  5. 5. Who is Open Atrium For? Open Atrium 2.0 is for organizations with teams, clients, or affiliates who need a common platform to communicate, collaborate, and manage knowledge. Monday, August 19, 2013
  6. 6. What does Open Atrium DO? Atrium has native features to support knowledge management, collaboration, and communication. But through its pluggable framework, can also be extended to integrate with enterprise-level applications focusing on project tracking (like JIRA), time tracking (like Harvest, AtTask, or OpenAir), wikis (like Confluence), and asset management (like Alfresco and Sharepoint). Monday, August 19, 2013
  7. 7. Use Cases • Intranet • Microsites • Project Collaboration • Discussion Forums • Basic Document Management • ... combinations of the above Monday, August 19, 2013
  8. 8. What You (may) Know about Atrium 1.0 • Written by Development Seed, acquired by Phase2 • Used by P2 and Dev Seed on some larger intranet projects (White House, etc) • Useful as a project management tool • Sometimes used for intranets or web portals • Antiquated in its features, and extensibility • Theme and Features were locked down. • Used Drupal 6, approaching end-of-life. Monday, August 19, 2013
  9. 9. How Open Atrium 2.0 is Different • Drupal 7 framework-based, flexible with no single use case • Can be added to existing sites or used as a complete solution “out of the box” • Focus on Data Privacy and Access Control. • Panopoly-based for custom layout and ease-of-use • Plugin-based for extensibility • Theme is light, flexible, responsive (Bootstrap-based) Monday, August 19, 2013
  10. 10. Open Atrium 2.0 Features Monday, August 19, 2013
  11. 11. Features of Open Atrium 2.0 • Security and Data Privacy for individuals, teams, and organizations • Hierarchical Information Architecture with groups and subgroups • Discussions: moderated public and private • Knowledge Management: file storage, collaboration, access • Event Management: events, location support, calendars • Simple multi-site or “microsite” implementation • Mobile ready: responsive themes and layouts • Pluggable functionality to connect to enterprise-level applications (custom work, but done as plugins) • Customizable Layout Monday, August 19, 2013
  12. 12. Security and Data Privacy • Access Control for • Organizational Groups • Teams (within a space) • Individual Users • Can mix public and private spaces, sub-spaces, sections • Integrates with Identity Management systems (LDAP) Monday, August 19, 2013
  13. 13. Hierarchical Information Architecture • Supports a full hierarchy of Groups and Spaces (subgroups) • Supports multiple parents • Can control Permission inheritance Schools Home School of Physical Sciences Department of Chemistry Department of Physics School of Humanities Department of English General Information Open Discussion Faculty Discussion Event Calendar Special Projects Monday, August 19, 2013
  14. 14. User Interface • Bootstrap theme • Hierarchical breadcrumb navigator • Contextual Content Creation • Favorites, Search, User dashboard • Responsive, Mobile ready • Enhanced UI for Space Admins Monday, August 19, 2013
  15. 15. Customizable Layout • Based on Panopoly • Panelizer, In-Place-Editor • 31 responsive layouts • Drag/drop widgets • Widget Styles • Widget customization Monday, August 19, 2013
  16. 16. User Identity Management • oa_ldap optional module on drupal.org • LDAP authentication via username or email address • Group/Space permission provisioning • Changes in Open Atrium 2 can be written back to LDAP • Supports “mixed mode” with LDAP and local Drupal users Monday, August 19, 2013
  17. 17. Discussions • Public and Private forums • Notifications • Follow/Subscribe • Full Media support • WYSIWYG & Markdown • Email reply support Monday, August 19, 2013
  18. 18. Knowledge Management • Wiki functionality • Full Media support • Menu hierarchy • Public and Private • Notifications Monday, August 19, 2013
  19. 19. Event Management • Repeating events • Color coding • FullCalendar js support • GeoCoder, GeoField location • AddThisEvent support • iCal Import Monday, August 19, 2013
  20. 20. What about CaseTracker? • No CaseTracker in Open Atrium 2 Core. • Clients have a wide range of Issue-Tracking needs. • CaseTracker module not ready for D7 when OA2 started. • OA2 Work Tracker module available on drupal.org from David Snopek • OA2 designed to as a pluggable framework to integrate with your existing Enterprise tools (JIRA, etc). Monday, August 19, 2013
  21. 21. Migrating from Open Atrium 1.x • No magic way to upgrade sites from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7 • Will create scripts for the Migrate module to help with data • OA2 only ships with limited Plugins: Discussions, Documents, Events • CaseTracker/Issues/Tasks from community Monday, August 19, 2013
  22. 22. BETA Release! • Open Atrium 2 BETA release on Drupal.org! http://drupal.org/project/openatrium Monday, August 19, 2013
  23. 23. What does “BETA” mean? • Minimum viable functionality completed. • Stability and compatibility moving forward. • Functional testing in place. • Initial documentation released. • Intended for site builders. • Viable for early adopter sites. http://www.phase2technology.com/blog/beta-time-for-open-atrium-2/ Monday, August 19, 2013
  24. 24. Roadmap for Open Atrium 2 • Creating “default tutorial content” to guide new users. • Improving mobile responsiveness. • Creating Migrate scripts for some OA1 data migration. • Cleaning and polishing. • Public Release in Q4 2013! Monday, August 19, 2013
  25. 25. Take it for a spin! getpantheon.com Monday, August 19, 2013
  26. 26. Resources for learning more • Official Product Documentation: products.phase2technology.com • Webinars linked to drupal.org/project/openatrium • #open_atrium IRC room to help each other! • Contact openatrium@phase2technology.com for more in-depth training needs. Monday, August 19, 2013
  27. 27. Email: openatrium@phase2technology.com Connect with us: IRC: #open-atrium Twitter: @openatrium Monday, August 19, 2013
  28. 28. PHASE2TECHNOLOGY.COM Monday, August 19, 2013

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