By adding announcements to your portal, you can let the user know about something special like the release of a new product or an event he might be interested in.
Announcements are very powerful in combination with the link service. It allows you to link an announcement to another resource like a document or an event. This will be discussed in the next chapter when we talk about Organizing and finding content.
Because the announcements are stored in the Jive software (which is the software used for the discussions), you need a connection to the discussion services for working with announcements. Read the first recipe on how to create a connection to the discussion services.
In this recipe, we will add a page that ...