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Comala Workflows

by Comalatech for Confluence Server 5.4 - 5.7.4 and more versions
Versions available for Confluence Server 2.5 - 5.4
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    Add reviews, approvals and tasks to your Confluence pages

    Assign Reviews and Approvals

    Manage Page States

    Generate Powerful Reports

    Add review, approve and task workflows to your Confluence pages.

    Use workflows to manage your page states.

    View page history and generate compliance reports.

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    User reviews

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    by Simon Dewey on 2014-02-11
    We have identified a fundamental bug with the product, whereby, if someone alters the page after approval has been initiated, then the next approval given will give the page an approved status, even if there are other approvals outstanding. Naturally, this has caused a lot of frustration with the team (at all levels). We contacted the vendor on a number of occasions; they advised a fix would be provided in an upcoming release on 2 occasions, neither of which was delivered. This defect fundamentally undermines the integrity of this plug-in. Unfortunately, the support has not been useful.
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    Vendor response

    Simon, Sorry for not getting back to you before and for the frustration caused in your team by the problem with subsequent updates after partial approvals. Also apologies for not responding before to your earliest request in our ticketing system. The issue you mention was addressed on version 4.3.4, released on January 22 2014. I wish we could have released the fix before, but it turned out to be more complicated and we had other fixes half way. Were you able to test version 4.3.4? Do you still have the problem? If so, let me know and I will look into it right away. The description in the release notes may not have been that clear ('When a page with approvals or rejections is edited...') I will make sure we provide better descriptions and follow up. To improve our response times, we are in the process of updating our ticketing and escalation processes, to make sure nothing falls through the cracks. Once again, sorry for not providing you with the service you deserve. We pride ourselves for providing the best service, and if we fail, we take it seriously. I have your personal contact information, I will contact you directly to follow up. Roberto Dominguez, Founder & CEO
    by Shane Froebel on 2014-01-16
    The best plugin so far for confluence that I have come across. This is helping keep pages approved across the company making sure not only are the programing documents correct, but the KB and Department spaces with approved information only being shown to the end user. Keep up the good work! Excellent support as well!
    2 out of 2 found this review helpful
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    by Julian Green on 2015-01-14
    The plugin itself seems pretty good but the documnetation is absolutely appaling. the "How to" videos are worsr than useless. They run through at lightning speed how to operate workflows which have already been setup. They do not help with configuring the workflo at all. It is quite powerful but making this tool useful needs a Huge amount of effort. The Jury is still out on whether that effort will prove worthwhile. The graphical representation of workflows simply doesn't work at all. Support from the vendor has not been useful.
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    Vendor response

    Hi Julian. Sorry to hear about the problems you're having with the addon, and for not responding in a timely manner to your support request. Somebody will follow up wih you very soon. Getting to take full advantage of all the features of Comala Workflows require some work. We've been working on the product for several years to make it easier to get going but we agree on that there is still a bit of work to do. The documentation is something we also have to continue working on, and I agree on that we need a simpler, better paced way to explain how to get all the pieces going. We are actually working on new training videos which we are going to make available soon. Getting started with a new product is difficult, and it can be very frustrating getting proper support. And a product solving a complex problem requires better documentation and support. I think we failed in helping you gettting started, apologies for that. We will get back to you soon. Roberto - Founder & CEO
    by Moin Pathan on 2013-08-07
    Hi I am using adhoc workflow for one of our customer for Confluence page management. The Features this Plugin provide is exceptional. Here are some functionality I am able to perform using Ad-hoc workflow : -- Publishing Pages as and when required. --Different version management like V1,V2 etc. --Predefined workflow so that every page is manageable and available for users. --Workflow Reports with Status. -- Pages Approved or Reject functionality. Best wishes to your team......
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    by consu on 2015-02-06
    The best plugin so far for confluence that I have come across. This is helping keep pages approved across the company making sure not only are the programing documents correct, but the KB and Department spaces with approved information only being shown to the end user. Keep up the good work! Excellent support as well!
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    More details

    Build your Confluence content your own way through Comala Workflows approvals, tasks, notifications and workflows.

    Set customized workflows to create, review, approve and publish your content.

    • Assign page reviewers
    • Create team tasks
    • Publish approved content
    • Manage your documentation stages

    Use Comala Workflows for:

    Quality Management, Standards Compliance, Technical Documentation, Editorial Publishing

    (Formerly known as Ad hoc Workflows)

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    Release notes

    Version 4.7 Confluence Server 5.4 - 5.7.4 Released 2015-05-20

    Comala Workflows 4.7 is a feature update release.

    • PDF and Word page exports now output the published version of a page if a workflow is configured with a 'final' state.
    • Approvals that require multiple people to sign off can now be configured to not be revoked if the underlying page is updated.

    For more information, including compatibility and deprecation notes, please see the release notes for this release.


    1. Log into your Confluence instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Atlassian Marketplace. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate Comala Workflows via search. The appropriate add-on version appears in the search results.
    5. Click Try free to begin a new trial or Buy now to purchase a license for Comala Workflows. You're prompted to log into MyAtlassian. Comala Workflows begins to download.
    6. Enter your information and click Generate license when redirected to MyAtlassian.
    7. Click Apply license. If you're using an older version of UPM, you can copy and paste the license into your Confluence instance.

    To find older Comala Workflows versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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