Start New Discussions In Groups

In this topic, we'll show you how to start new discussions in Groups.

From the Activity Stream

Add Discussion

  1. Click on the Groups tab on the Activity Stream.


     

  2. Click inside the text box and then enter the discussion topic that you want to share with the Group.



  3. Click on the Group icon and select a Group from the list.





  4. Click on the Add Notify icon.



  5. Type a team member’s name and select from the team member, whom you want to notify, from the auto-suggested list.





  6. Click on the Attach File icon.



  7. Select the Attach From Computer option and select the files that you want to attach with the Group Discussion.
    Note: You can also attach files from other cloud file storage services such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, ShareFile or One Drive. When you choose to attach files from a cloud service the system will ask for your permission to connect with the file storage service of your choice.



  8. Click on the Post button.



  9. The discussion will be posted on the Activity Stream and the team members selected in the discussion will be notified through emails and in-app notifications based on their Notifications Settings.



From the Groups Page

Add Discussion

  1. Click on the Collaboration module from the left navigation.



  2. Click on the Groups module from the drop-down.




  3. Select a Group from the Groups list located on the left side of the page.



  4. Click inside the discussions text box located under the Collaboration Space and then enter the discussion topic that you want to share with the Group.



  5. Type a team member’s name and select from the team member, whom you want to notify, from the auto-suggested list.





  6. Click on the Attach File button.



  7. Select the Attach From Computer option and select the files that you want to attach with the Group Discussion.
    Note: You can also attach files from other cloud file storage services such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, ShareFile or One Drive. When you choose to attach files from a cloud service the system will ask for your permission to connect with the file storage service of your choice.



  8. Click on the Post button.



  9. A new discussion will be posted in the Group.


Post a Doc/Image

  1. Click on Add the Doc/Image button.



  2. Click on the Upload a File link and select the documents or files that you want to share with the Group.



  3. Enter a title for your Post in the text box.



  4. You can decide to share the documents and files privately with individual team members. To share privately, click on the Public/Private button.



  5. Select the Private option from the list.



  6. Click on the Add Members text box.



  7. Type a team member’s name and select from the team member, whom you want to notify, from the auto-suggested list.


     
  8. Click on the Share button.



  9. Click on the Close icon.

     

  10. Click on the Post button.



     

    The documents and files will be privately shared with the selected team members.

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